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87 Possible Causes for Involuntary Movements, Myoclonic Jerking, Progressive Liver Disease

  • Wilson Disease

    jerking similar to that seen in progressive myoclonic syndrome.[] movements, spastic contractures, psychic disturbances, and progressive weakness and emaciation.[] Editorial Editorial More on this topic Progressive lenticular degeneration: a familial nervous disease associated with cirrhosis of the liver, by S. A.[]

  • Epilepsia Partialis Continua

    Abstract We used electroencephalographic (EEG) dipole analysis to investigate the generators of spikes with and without myoclonic jerks in a 12-year-old patient with epilepsia[] We describe a young patient affected by schizencephaly and continuous involuntary movements of the contralateral hand.[] Progressive cerebral degeneration of childhood with liver disease (Alpers Huttenlocher disease) with cytochrome oxidase deficiency presenting with epilepsia partialis continua[]

  • Levodopa

    movements, leading to progressive disability.[] After 4 months of remission, the disease progressed.[] Involuntary movements (dyskinesia) With long-term use of levodopa you may experience involuntary movements (dyskinesia).[]

  • Myoclonic Dystonia Type 15

    Usually dystonia is the prominent symptom and the myoclonic jerk involves the same body region; this condition, currently defined as " myoclonic dystonia," is included in[] Involuntary movements compose a group of uncontrolled movements that may manifest as a tremor, tic, myoclonic jerk, chorea, athetosis, dystonia or hemiballism.[] Metabolic tests may include screening for treatable disorders such as Wilson's disease.[]

  • Familial Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy

    jerks may occur as a component of an absence seizure or at the onset of a GTCS Early Infantile Myoclonic Encephalopathy (Otohara Syndrome) General features: Initial seizures[] This volume focuses on Parkinsonism and dyskinesia, a condition characterized by abnormal involuntary movements.[] Infantile Poliodystrophy Alpers Syndrome Alpers-Huttenlocher Syndrome Neuronal Degeneration Of Childhood With Liver Disease, Progressive MTDPS4A PNDC 203700 Genetic Test[]

  • Familial Cortical Myoclonus

    Physiological: Jerks associated with sleep  occur during sleep or sleep transitions  Partial myoclonic jerks – multifocal, s/i distal muscles  Massive myoclonic jerks[] OBJECTIVE: Myoclonus is characterized by sudden, brief involuntary movements, and its presence is debilitating.[] Metabolic tests may include screening for treatable disorders such as Wilson's disease.[]

  • Central Nervous System Disorder

    There were significantly more signs of central nervous system dysfunction in the OCD group, as shown by abnormalities in fine motor coordination, involuntary and mirror movements[] TABLE 1 Neurological diseases involving copper metabolism Disease Characteristics Neuronal effects Aceruloplasminemia Autosomal recessive trait Progressive neurodegeneration[] movements that involve several parts of the body (head, limbs, trunk, respiratory muscles); b) dysphasic dyskinesia, namely involuntary movements (choreoathetosic) that manifest[]

  • Senile Chorea

    Physiologic myoclonus is often normal in people, for example myoclonic jerks during sleep transitions.[] ., ceruloplasmin , liver enzymes ) Abdominal imaging ( hepatomegaly and/or splenomegaly ) Liver biopsy (if other diagnostics are inconclusive) Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Very[] […] abscess Quality and safety Rabies Radial head subluxation Radial neuropathies Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis Rare inherited syndromes Rare neurological diseases Rare[]

  • Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis

    jerk and visual impairment.[] […] of involuntary movements in JNCL, and even less do we know concerning their etiology.[] Progressive increases in the plasma activity levels of alanine aminotransferase and creatine kinase indicated development of pathology in the liver and muscles.[]

  • Primary Torsion Dystonia

    […] movements( often myoclonic jerks) and progression of symptoms leading to sustained or fixed postures.[] Indeed, abnormal basal ganglia opioid transmission has been reported in several involuntary movement disorders, including levodopa-induced dyskinesias in Parkinson's disease[] Huntington’s Disease, also known as Huntington’s chorea is a hereditary progressive neurodegenerative disorder that results in behavioral and psychiatric abnormalities, cognitive[]

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