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713 Possible Causes for Involuntary Movements, Slurred Speech

  • Wilson Disease

    movements, spastic contractures, psychic disturbances, and progressive weakness and emaciation.[whonamedit.com] 'By October, after starting uni, my hands would shake and my speech started slurring - it was like I was drunk.[dailymail.co.uk] Dystonia We offer a comprehensive, individualized treatment approach that addresses the many challenges associated with dystonia, including: Involuntary movements Uncontrollable[parkinsons.nm.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] Like the better known chorea minor it shows extrapyramidal symptoms with involuntary movements, lack of coordination, slurred speech and psychic disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    The pathophysiology of the involuntary movements may be associated with sensorimotor cortex hyperexcitability.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A neurological disorder, Sydenham chorea, can occur months after an initial attack, causing jerky involuntary movements, muscle weakness, slurred speech, and personality changes[en.wikipedia.org] Intravenous immunoglobulins and high-dose cortisone therapy had minor beneficial effects on his involuntary movements. 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebellar Ataxia-Hypogonadism Syndrome

    Repetitive and rapid, jerky, involuntary movements are common in advanced GHS, as are nystagmus, personality changes, and mild cognitive impairment to dementia.[symptoma.com] On admission, bilateral vitelliform macular dystrophy, fixation nystagmus, slurred speech, cerebellar ataxia, decreased tendon reflexes, and pes cavus were present.[ci.nii.ac.jp]

  • Dementia

    Always consult a doctor if you experience any sudden symptoms, such as slurred speech, weakness on one side of the body, or blurred vision - even if they are only temporary[web.archive.org] People with dementia due to Parkinson’s or Huntington’s disease are more likely to experience involuntary movement in the early stages of the disease.[healthline.com] The disease causes involuntary movement and usually begins during mid-life.[helpguide.org]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Abstract We herein report a case of late-onset Huntington's disease (HD) that presented without any involuntary movement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a 47-year-old male Botswana native, with a four-year-history of chorea, slurred speech, mood instability, cognitive impairment and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Not long after, Becky began to suffer the early symptoms - a twitching leg or slurred speech that was mistaken for drunkenness.[dailymail.co.uk]

  • Rheumatic Chorea

    Symptoms can appear gradually or all at once, and also may include uncoordinated movements, muscular weakness, stumbling and falling, slurred speech, difficulty concentrating[ninds.nih.gov] The various clinical signs of rheumatic chorea were scored with MAIMS score (Modified Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale score) which is used for tardive dyskinesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition to choreic movements, individuals with Sydenham chorea may develop muscle weakness, slurred speech (dysarthria), diminished muscle tone (hypotonia), tics, obsessions[rarediseases.org]

  • Athetoid Cerebral Palsy

    […] or writing utensils Increase in involuntary movements when under stress or upset Drooling due to involuntary face muscle movement Involuntary muscle movements can affect[birthinjuryguide.org] speech, a condition known as dysarthria.[jmw.co.uk] speech and drooling Problems walking Abnormal posture For children with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy , medications may be used to reduce abnormal movements of the muscles.[youhavealawyer.com]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    […] with frequent involuntary movements.[symptoma.com] We describe a 17-year-old boy with slurred speech, mild motor delays and learning disability diagnosed with atypical A-T in the setting of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Onset usually occurs between 1 and 2 years of age with abnormal head movements and loss of balance, followed by slurred speech and abnormal eye movements.[orpha.net]

  • Chorea

    Abnormal involuntary movements (AIMs) are also known as 'dyskinesias'.[patient.info] Side effects of these medications include sedation, depression, akathesia, apathy, slurred speech and trouble swallowing.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] In addition to choreic movements, individuals with Sydenham chorea may develop muscle weakness, slurred speech (dysarthria), diminished muscle tone (hypotonia), tics, obsessions[rarediseases.org]

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