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93 Possible Causes for Hypersalivation, Myoclonic Jerking

  • Dementia

    † Deceased. From University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; and Minneapolis VA Health Care System and HealthPartners, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Disclaimer: Findings and conclusions are those of the authors, who are responsible for the article's contents; findings and[…][doi.org]

  • 6-Pyruvoyl-Tetrahydropterin Synthase Deficiency

    The principal symptoms include psychomotor retardation, tonus disorders, convulsions, drowsiness, irritability, abnormal movements, hyperthermia, hypersalivation and difficulty[orpha.net] Symptoms include psychomotor retardation, abnormal muscle tone, convulsions, fatigue, irritability, hyperthermia, hypersalivation and difficulty swallowing.[sema4genomics.com]

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    Can Vet J. 2010 Sep; 51(9): 1011–1015. Language: English French This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE) was diagnosed in 19 horses and a flock of emus in the province of Quebec in fall 2008. The EEE virus caused unusual gross lesions in the central nervous[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Panayiotopoulos Syndrome

    […] seizures: loss of consciousness with severe, rhythmic myoclonic jerks.  Myoclonias are bilateral and rhythmic, maximally involving proximal limb muscles, and may be associated[slideshare.net] The seizures included mainly autonomic symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, pallor, mydriasis, urinary and fecal incontinence, and rarely hypersalivation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: In children with early-onset BECT, the seizures at times manifested with hypersalivation, vomiting, and focal motor seizures, but the vomiting that developed in the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    Myoclonic jerks. Increase in heart rate and blood pressure. Diaphragmatic muscles go into spasm.[dentalcare.com] […] rhythmic muscle twitching) Bladder or bowel incontinence Tongue bite lacerations Unresponsiveness Confusion Amnesia Aphasia Fatigue Muscular flaccidity and muscle pain Headache Hypersalivation[amboss.com] By definition, other types of generalized seizure such as absences or myoclonic jerks (characteristic mainly of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy) are not part of this syndrome,[medlink.com]

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    He developed marked rigidity, myoclonic jerks, and startle myoclonus. He was then sent for a brain MRI.[n.neurology.org] […] the patient presented with a deterioration of his general health which had gradually taken hold, with altered consciousness accompanied by generalised muscle rigidity and hypersalivation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypersalivation Overlapping Features Skin Diaphoresis Pallor Diaphoresis Mental Status Variable, stupor, coma, alert Variable, agitation, coma Muscles 'Lead-pipe' rigidity[medsafe.govt.nz]

  • Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

    In such cases, massive myoclonic jerks, myoclonic-atonic attacks, as well as atonic seizures may occur, though much less frequent and severe than the other manifestations.[epilepsyontario.org] Mood changes, sedation, ataxia, and hypersalivation, well-known complications of other AEDs, were not observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mood changes, sedation, ataxia, and hypersalivation, well‐known complications of other AEDs, were not observed.[dx.doi.org]

  • Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy Type 6

    As the affected children grow up, they develop myoclonic jerking, and their seizures may become refractory to treatment. Synonym: severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Autonomic symptoms are often mild with cyanosis, apnea, hypersalivation, and respiratory obstruction only occur following very prolonged attacks.[icnapedia.org] Myoclonic seizures, often called myoclonic jerks, are common. Over time seizures occur more frequently without obvious triggers, and resistant to treatment.[secure.ssa.gov]

  • Epilepsy with Continuous Spike-and-Slow-Waves during Sleep

    Many children will have absence (blank) seizures, some myoclonic (jerk) seizures and others will have focal (partial) motor seizures (seizures involving jerks of one side[epilepsy.org.uk]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    jerks.[merckmanuals.com] Profuse diaphoresis, hypersalivation, bronchospasm, and urinary retention occurred in less than 5%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Motor symptoms are common and may include ataxia (impaired coordination of movement), athetosis (slow writhing movements), myoclonic jerks, and bizarre posture.[lycaeum.org]

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