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165 Possible Causes for Jaw Dystonia

  • Oromandibular Dystonia

    The jaw opening increased to 50 mm. Coronoidotomy is useful for patients with jaw-closing dystonia in whom other therapies are ineffective.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] What are the characteristics of jaw dystonia?[infodystonia.com] KEYWORDS: Botulinum toxin; Jaw tremor; Lingual dystonia; Oromandibular dystonia; Quality of life[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meige Syndrome

    Clinical Features of Segmental Craniocervical Dystonia: Patients with blepharospasm may also have lower facial dystonia, masticatory (jaw muscles) dystonia, lingual (tongue[blepharospasm.org] […] or jaw dystonia (Oromandibular).[dystonia.org.uk] […] or jaw dystonia (Oromandibular) .[dystonia.org.uk]

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

    Muscle overactivity: bruxism (grinding of the teeth and clenching of the jaw); orofacial dystonias. [ 6 ] Dental malocclusion: this was formerly considered to be an important[patient.info] For example, there are some rare kinds of movement disorders (called orofacial dystonias) which cause excessive jaw clenching. Increased sensitivity to pain.[patient.info] Overuse of the jaw muscles, such as habitually chewing gum, or biting nails. Rarely, other conditions make the jaw muscles overactive.[patient.info]

  • Bruxism

    There are many variations of oromandibular dystonia, but one common one is involuntary jaw-opening dystonia.[pocketdentistry.com] Oromandibular dystonia Oromandibular dystonia is one form of a focal dystonia that affects the orofacial region and involves the jaw openers (lateral pterygoids and anterior[pocketdentistry.com] One complication of jaw-opening dystonia is that the TMJ can become locked physically in the wide-open position, so that even after the dystonic contraction stops, the jaw[pocketdentistry.com]

  • X-linked Parkinsonism-Spasticity Syndrome

    Dystonia Focal, multifocal, segmental or generalized dystonia Idiopathic, genetic, and secondary dystonia Craniofacial dystonia (including blepharospasm, jaw dystonia, tongue[movementdisorders.us] Oromandibular dystonia (OMD) : dystonic contractions of muscle groups of the jaw, tongue, lips, or lower face.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu] (blepharopasm, jaw dystonia, tongue dystonia, Meige syndrome, cervical dystonia, trunk dystonia, limb dystonia, writer’s cramp) Hemifacial spasm and other facial dyskinesias[movementdisorders.us]

  • Pineal Gland Cyst

    Lyme disease community... by MuonOne 05-04-2019 03:25 PM 146 644 Health Conditions M - Z Movement Disorders Including essential tremor, dystonia and Restless Leg Syndrome[neurotalk.psychcentral.com] Jaw Jerks When... by Gethprime 05-26-2019 02:39 PM 253 1,033 Multiple Sclerosis (17 Viewing) Sub-Forums : The Stumble Inn Fortune Cookie by ewizabeth 05-20-2019 11:05 AM 11,545[neurotalk.psychcentral.com]

  • Meigs Syndrome

    […] or jaw dystonia (Oromandibular).[dystonia.org.uk] Clinical Features of Segmental Craniocervical Dystonia: Patients with blepharospasm may also have lower facial dystonia, masticatory (jaw muscles) dystonia, lingual (tongue[blepharospasm.org] Oromandibular dystonia is characterized by involuntary, forceful contractions of the jaw and tongue, often making it difficult to open or close the mouth.[rarediseases.org]

  • Whiplash Injury

    […] need for postural stability in helping with balance issues in Whiplash Associated Disorders and they found their answer in providing stabilization in the movement of the jaw[caringmedical.com] Now watch this: A study from the University of Antwerp published in the journal Experimental brain research ( 8 ) looked at the Cervical dystonia patient’s inability to have[caringmedical.com]

  • Joint Dislocation

    Oro-facial movements are common manifestations, and jaw-opening dystonia can occur.[nature.com] When used to block jaw closing and jaw opening dystonia, it is usually effective for several months after each injection. 4, 11 The patient made good progress with this technique[nature.com] When used to block jaw closing and jaw opening dystonia, it is usually effective for several months after each injection. 4 , 11 The patient made good progress with this technique[nature.com]

  • Drug-induced Dystonia

    There are many variations of oromandibular dystonia, but one common one is involuntary jaw-opening dystonia.[pocketdentistry.com] Cranial dystonia affects the head, face, and neck muscles. Oromandibular dystonia causes spasms of the jaw, lips, and tongue muscles.[webmd.com] […] opening with tongue thrusting Generalized dystonia which affects the whole body may also occur The potential cause of drug induced dystonia is the development of dopamine[movementdisorders.ufhealth.org]

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