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42 Possible Causes for Hypersalivation, Myoclonic Jerking, Poor Coordination

  • 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]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    jerks.[merckmanuals.com] […] muscular coordination.[drugfree.org] Profuse diaphoresis, hypersalivation, bronchospasm, and urinary retention occurred in less than 5%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insulinoma

    […] glucose in the blood into the cells of the body, causing a dangerously low blood glucose level known as hypoglycemia and can result in one or more of the following symptoms: Hypersalivation[miamiferret.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] These can include: Poor coordination Unsteady gait Slow speech development Behavioral issues such as hyperactivity, irritability and traits associated with autism Frequent[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org] Autonomic symptoms are often mild with cyanosis, apnea, hypersalivation, and respiratory obstruction only occur following very prolonged attacks.[icnapedia.org]

  • Parkinsonian Disorder

    coordination Responds poorly to antiparkinsonian drugs Other disorders Cerebrovascular disease Manifests with rigidity and bradykinesia or akinesia (akinetic-rigid syndrome[msdmanuals.com] Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) - dementia usually apparent with myoclonic jerking, ataxia and pyramidal signs common.[patient.info] It can cause poor coordination, slurred speech, problems with breathing, difficulty swallowing, and constipation. Parkinson's medications may provide some relief.[everydayhealth.com]

  • Juvenile Paralysis Agitans of Hunt

    Hyperkinesias come in many forms, ranging from tremor to chorea to muscle fasciculations to myoclonic jerks.[neupsykey.com] […] stiff or tense muscles (young children may complain about "Charley horses" or intense pain) Slow movement or loss of spontaneous movement (bradykinesia) Lack of balance Poor[cookchildrens.org] The emphasis of this period remained on supportive physical therapy and the management of hypersalivation, seborrhea, decubiti, and infections.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rett Syndrome

    Cerebral palsy A child with cerebral palsy Specialty Pediatrics, neurology, physiatry Symptoms Poor coordination, stiff muscles, weak muscles, tremors "Vegitha, carving a[en.wikipedia.org] Pia Bernardo, Enza Raiano, Gerarda Cappuccio, Raffaele Dubbioso, Carmela Bravaccio, Emilia Vergara, Silvio Peluso, Fiore Manganelli and Marcello Esposito, The Treatment of Hypersalivation[doi.org] The seizures may be of various types, including generalised convulsive (tonic-clonic), absences (where the child goes blank), myoclonic (jerks), and tonic seizures (where[epilepsy.org.uk]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Nogo-A muscular accumulation, observed in patients with ALS may therefore be a factor of poor prognosis.[icm-institute.org] Radiation therapy for hypersalivation: a prospective study in 50 amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2014 ; 88: 589 – 595.[dx.doi.org] Radiation therapy for hypersalivation: a prospective study in 50 amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rabies

    Child continues to have persistent myoclonic jerks, seizures, is dependent on all activities with severe neurological deficits.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] coordination with public health officials ( 41 ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The diagnosis is easy when a non-immunised patient presents with hydrophobia and hypersalivation after a bite by a known rabid animal but more difficult when a patient presents[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Phenylketonuria

    Other problems that may appear and become severe once the patient is off the diet include academic and behavioral problems, poor visual motor coordination, poor problem solving[healthcentral.com] […] hypotonia/hypertonia and cerebral palsy-like conditions, progressive dystonias, seizures and other movement disorders, swallowing difficulties, dysautonomias (i.e. hyperthermia, hypersalivation[clinicaladvisor.com] Other manifestations include tremors, poor muscular coordination, and excessive perspiration.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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