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59 Possible Causes for Involuntary Tongue Protrusion, Seizure

  • Orofacial Dyskinesia

    Keywords Lower Face Botulinum Toxin Injection Tongue Protrusion Dystonic Movement Tardive Dystonia These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.[] Orofacial dyskinesia (video on the Neurology Web site at ), oral mutilation, and feeding dystonia are typical of chorea-acanthocytosis. 1 Generalized seizures[] One week after surgery, the patient suffered a generalised tonic–clonic seizure.[]

  • Kleine-Levin Syndrome

    Hence, in view of seizure disorder and lack of response, neurologist's consultation was sought, who opined to start antiepileptic medication.[] Cataplexy in children is slightly different and a variety of symptoms and movements including tongue protrusion and involuntary arm movements have been described.[] seizure .[]

  • Rett Syndrome

    […] movements of the upper limbs and tongue protrusion.[] Non-triggered seizures were controlled with carbamazepine or valproate, but reflex seizures did not respond to antiepileptic drugs.[] Here, we report the first case of a male patient presenting with an early seizure type of Rett-like phenotypes with a missense variant of MECP2.[]

  • McLeod Neuroacanthocytosis Syndrome

    These symptoms may be referred to as orofacial and lingual dyskinesia and include protrusion of the tongue, grimacing, and abnormal jaw movements.[] Findings not observed in RH are: progressive biopsy-proven dilative cardiomyopathy, grand mal seizures, psychotic episodes, cognitive impairment and chorea as the most prominent[] Up to 40% of individuals with MLS eventually have seizures, usually described as generalized seizures.[]

  • Jankovic Rivera Syndrome

    Tongue protrusion and feeding dystonia: a hallmark of chorea-acanthocytosis. Mov Disord 2010;25:127–129. 62.[] Seizure. 2004 Dec;13(8):582-6.[] […] characterized by childhood onset of proximal muscle weakness and generalized muscular atrophy due to degeneration of spinal motor neurons, followed by the onset of myoclonic seizures[]

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    Seizures were probably due to electrolyte disturbances. Offending drugs were withdrawn.[] John’s wort, ginseng Extrapyramidal Symptoms Acute Dystonia – involuntary motor tics or muscle spasms classically including torticollis, tongue or lip protrusion, or oculogyric[] We describe a 14-year-old girl who initially presented with acute behavioral changes and seizures and who over a 2-week period developed high fever, tachycardia, and elevated[]

  • Drug-induced Dystonia

    Oral examination revealed sustained and involuntary protrusion of a turgid and purplish tongue, speech, and swallowing difficulties.[] […] serious challenge for emergency room doctors and neurologists, because of the high probability of misdiagnosis, due to the presence of several mimickers including partial seizures[] Differential diagnoses are: Acute neurologic: partial seizures (have history of prior seizures and exhibit focal tonic clonic movements); patients may worry about stroke but[]

  • Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome

    Approximately 18 months later, he developed complex partial seizures.[] Cataplexy in children is slightly different and a variety of symptoms and movements including tongue protrusion and involuntary arm movements have been described.[] Results All patients showed a major reduction in the number of seizures per week at an effective dose of 6–9 g, from a mean of 8.19 before treatment to a mean of 2.32 after[]

  • Blue Diaper Syndrome

    Other symptoms include protrusion of the tongue, jaw opening and muscle spasm in the muscle that is responsible for head rotation.[] Clinically characterized by progressive neurologic damage, severe mental retardation, and myoclonic seizures.[] Some patients had seizures and one had congenital myopathy.[]

  • Hemifacial Spasm

    Other involuntary movements can occur with hemifacial spasm such as forceful opening of the jaw, retraction of the lips, or protrusion of the tongue.[] A week later, the patient also presented two generalized tonic-clonic seizures on awakening and was successfully treated with antiepileptic drugs.[] We could not explain the pathophysiology of unilateral versive seizure like movement.[]

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