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93 Possible Causes for Hypersalivation, Myoclonic Jerking, Seizure

  • Dementia

    Electroencephalography demonstrated bifrontal slowing with left-sided emphasis, and captured two focal onset partial seizures with the clinical correlate of the syndrome described[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] depression and anxiety accompanying the dementia symptoms of stroke, such as physical weakness or paralysis memory problems (although this may not be the first symptom) seizures[web.archive.org] […] that alters consciousness) Inflammation or infection Acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, brain abscess, CNS vasculitis, encephalitis, meningitis, meningoencephalitis Seizure[merckmanuals.com]

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    Lastly, patients have seizures and fall into unconsciousness. Seizures are noted in almost 50% patients; mostly generalized tonic clonic.[symptoma.com] […] anti-epileptic drugs A multifaceted approach including aggressive management of cerebral edema and ICP as well as treatment with immunomodulating agents and cessation of seizures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common clinical and laboratory features were fever, headache, seizures, peripheral leukocytosis, and cerebrospinal fluid neutrophilic pleocytosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 6-Pyruvoyl-Tetrahydropterin Synthase Deficiency

    We describe an 8-year-old girl with delay, seizures, and dystonia with mild hyperphenylalaninemia detected in late childhood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    Myoclonic jerks. Increase in heart rate and blood pressure. Diaphragmatic muscles go into spasm.[dentalcare.com] Risk factors include phenothiazine ingestion, seizure history, and large doses of the contrast material.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] rhythmic muscle twitching) Bladder or bowel incontinence Tongue bite lacerations Unresponsiveness Confusion Amnesia Aphasia Fatigue Muscular flaccidity and muscle pain Headache Hypersalivation[amboss.com]

  • 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] The partial seizures were gradually alleviated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mood changes, sedation, ataxia, and hypersalivation, well-known complications of other AEDs, were not observed.[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] Semiological knowledge of the seizures in PS depends mainly on parental observations, but not enough ictal-EEG data are available, possibly due to the rarity of seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The seizures included mainly autonomic symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, pallor, mydriasis, urinary and fecal incontinence, and rarely hypersalivation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Abstract Dravet syndrome is an epileptic encephalopathy characterized by multiple types of seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Autonomic symptoms are often mild with cyanosis, apnea, hypersalivation, and respiratory obstruction only occur following very prolonged attacks.[icnapedia.org]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    jerks.[merckmanuals.com] Diazepam and phenytoin have been used to treat seizures.[experts.umn.edu] Profuse diaphoresis, hypersalivation, bronchospasm, and urinary retention occurred in less than 5%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.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] Many patients, but not all, have seizures. Seizure activity typically resolves by teenage years, but speech is permanently lost.[docneuro.com] seizures, and generalized tonic-clonic seizures.[epilepsy.com]

  • Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

    Seizures did not recur in the next 6 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He developed hypersalivation, speech and swallowing difficulties within 30days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a common cause of viral encephalitis that can lead to refractory seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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