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2,475 Possible Causes for Involuntary Movements

  • Epilepsy

    It is characterized by recurrent seizures, which are brief episodes of involuntary movement that may involve a part of the body (partial) or the entire body (generalized),[web.archive.org] A seizure is a sudden episode of electrical activity in the brain that can cause involuntary movements and behavior changes. 30 to 50 percent of children with cerebral palsy[cerebralpalsyguide.com] It is characterized by recurrent seizures, which are brief episodes of involuntary movement that may involve a part of the body (partial) or the entire body (generalized)[who.int]

  • Absence Seizure

    Other associated symptoms that may be present include Lip smacking or chewing movements of the mouth Involuntary movement of hands Finger rubbing Fluttering of eyelids Stopping[medindia.net] Red flags include: Unexplained staring spells Involuntary movements Unexplained confusion Severe headaches Less-specific signs can include: Sleepiness Disrupted sleep Unexplained[autismspeaks.org] This may result in a loss of consciousness, convulsions or other involuntary movements.[know-the-ada.com]

  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

    […] characterized by abrupt, repetitive, stereotyped and involuntary movements (motor tics) or sounds (phonic tics).[omicsonline.org] The amplitude of involuntary movements may range from a mere sense of electric shock to minimal twitchings to violent movements of the limbs.[symptoma.com] These movements occasionally coincided with involuntary movements of her eyes, looking up to either the upper left or right and would last from a few seconds to no more than[omicsonline.org]

  • Chorea Gravidarum

    The clinical picture is of extrapyramidal symptoms such as involuntary movements, lack of coordination and slurred speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Chorea gravidarum is an uncommon condition characterized by involuntary movements, speaking alterations and in the affective status during first trimester pregnancy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] are measured on an Abnormal Involuntary Movements scale.[evidence.nhs.uk]

  • Movement Disorder

    movements Approximate Synonyms Abnl head movements Abnl involuntary movements Abnormal head movements Abnormal involuntary movement Abnormal synkinesis of left lower eyelid[icd9data.com] From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search clinical syndromes with either an excess of movement or a paucity of voluntary and involuntary movements movement disease extrapyramidal[wikidata.org] […] of motor (pyramidal) pathways to reduce involuntary movements in patients with Parkinson's related tremor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Huntington's Disease

    We herein report a case of late-onset Huntington's disease (HD) that presented without any involuntary movement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Involuntary movements are usually not seen in FTD.Two patients with involuntary choreoathetoid movements but otherwise presenting a bv-FTD-phenotype were referred and Huntington's[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Huntington's disease (HD) is an autosomal dominant neurodegenerative disorder characterized by involuntary movements and psychiatric disturbances, found worldwide, with a[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myoclonic Jerking

    Involuntary movements compose a group of uncontrolled movements that may manifest as a tremor, tic, myoclonic jerk, chorea, athetosis, dystonia or hemiballism.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu] movement caused by muscle contraction (positive myoclonus) or atonia (negative myoclonus), often called “jerk,” “shake,” or “spasm” by patients and inexpert observers.[movementdisorders.org] Scientists are seeking to understand the underlying biochemical basis of involuntary movements and to find the most effective treatment for myoclonus and other movement disorders[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy

    Idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) is a group of epileptic disorders that are believed to have a strong underlying genetic basis. Patients with an IGE subtype are typically otherwise normal and have no structural brain abnormalities. People also often have a family history of epilepsy and seem to have a genetically[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Senile Chorea

    Involuntary movements compose a group of uncontrolled movements that may manifest as a tremor, tic, myoclonic jerk, chorea, athetosis, dystonia or hemiballism.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu] Abnormal involuntary movements (AIMs) are also known as 'dyskinesias'.[patient.info] The remaining chapters focus on the abnormal involuntary movements associated with each disease or syndrome.[books.google.com]

  • Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

    Both patients had psychiatric symptoms, central hypoventilation requiring prolonged ventilatory support, seizures, involuntary movements and autonomic instability.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis is a paraneoplastic encephalitis characterised by psychiatric features, involuntary movement, and autonomic instability.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On admission to our hospital, she presented with involuntary orofacial movements and central hypoventilation, and an electroencephalogram showed a generalized slow activity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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