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14 Possible Causes for Jaw Dystonia, Muscular Fasciculation

  • 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]

  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

    Jaw Jerks When... by DKMin 04-25-2019 12:36 PM 253 1,031 Multiple Sclerosis (12 Viewing) Sub-Forums : The Stumble Inn MUSCLE JERKS,SEVERE INSOMNIA... by agate Today 11:33[neurotalk.psychcentral.com] In the first patient the symptoms were slowly progressive with bulbar muscle impairment, generalized weakness, muscular atrophy with cramps and fasciculations.[moh-it.pure.elsevier.com] Lyme disease community... by MuonOne 05-04-2019 03:25 PM 146 644 Health Conditions M - Z Movement Disorders (3 Viewing) Including essential tremor, dystonia and Restless Leg[neurotalk.psychcentral.com]

  • Myoclonus-Dystonia Syndrome 11

    […] eyes Laryngeal dystonia voice box (larynx) Task-specific dystonia (writer's cramp) arms and wrists Oromandibular dystonia lower face, tongue or jaw The Dystonia Society has[nhs.uk] This form of dystonia can affect the muscles of the mouth, face, jaw, and tongue.[rarediseases.org] Oromandibular dystonia This type of dystonia affects the jaw and mouth muscles. The mouth can pull outwards and upwards.[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Dyskinesia or dystonia of the throat, face, jaw, and head and neck may be important clues to the underlying neurological disorder—for example, Whipples disease, coeliac disease[doi.org] When anterior horn cells of spinal (not cranial) nerves are affected, as in spinal muscular atrophies, symptoms usually include muscle weakness and atrophy, fasciculations[merckmanuals.com] Progressive muscular atrophy Progressive muscular atrophy accounts for perhaps 10% of cases of MND.[leedsth.nhs.uk]

  • Shy Drager Syndrome

    ) of face, jaw, neck, trunk or limbs causing abnormal, sometimes painful, movements and postures, often involving neck flexion (antecollis) and flexion (“camptocormi”) or[rarediseases.org] All patients showed marked muscular wasting often with fasciculation and without sensory loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] hyperreflexia); and increased muscle tone (spasticity), collectively called pyramidal signs, that can contribute to slowness and stiffness; and involuntary sustained muscle spasms (dystonia[rarediseases.org]

  • Machado-Joseph Disease

    Except for a brisk jaw jerk, no corticospinal signs were present, and no dystonia. The clinical picture corresponded to a classic subtype 3.[doi.org] Examination was remarkable for a 2-cm right supraclavicular node, mild weakness and decreased grip strength in his right upper extremity, prominent muscular fasciculations[karger.com] Clinical features include progressive ataxia, DYSARTHRIA, postural instability, nystagmus, eyelid retraction, and facial FASCICULATIONS.[hon.ch]

  • Juvenile Paralysis Agitans of Hunt

    Major features Resting tremor in hands, arms, legs, jaw, and face Bradykinesia Rigidity- cogwheel or lead-pipe Minor features Bradyphrenia Speech abnormalities Depression[slideplayer.com] Psychosis Athetosis Choreoathetosis Clumsiness Foot dorsiflexor weakness EMG abnormality Paralysis Hypercholesterolemia Aspiration Poor head control Apathy Incoordination Spinal muscular[mendelian.co] Dysautonomia Dystonia Constipation Hallucinations Dysphagia 19 Parkinson’s disease Symptomatology 20 Parkinson’s disease -Symptomatology Tremor: Rest Fixed frequency 3-6 Hz[slideplayer.com]

  • Myoclonic Jerking

    Oromandibular dystonia (OMD) : dystonic contractions of muscle groups of the jaw, tongue, lips, or lower face.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu] These twitches are considered harmless and are referred to as benign fasciculations.[medicinenet.com] Oral facial dystonia commonly affects women 60 years old with both OMD and blepharospasm. Cervical dystonia : dystonic neck muscle contraction, sometimes painful.[stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu]

  • Pyramidal Tract Disorder

    Dystonia may be severely painful. Spasms of the tongue and jaw may also lead to drooling. Pseudoparkinsonism.[healthfoxx.com] Sensory tracts unaffected Combined Anterior Horrn Pyramidal Tract - Motor Neuron Disease Diffuse lower motor neuron signs ( progressive muscular atrophy, paresis, and fasciculations[memorize.com] X-linked spinobulbar muscular atrophy (Kennedy disease) X-linked spinobulbar atrophy (SBMA) is clinically characterized by adult-onset limb and bulbar weakness, muscular atrophy[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Striatonigral Degeneration

    ) of face, jaw, neck, trunk or limbs causing abnormal, sometimes painful, movements and postures, often involving neck flexion (antecollis) and flexion (“camptocormi”) or[rarediseases.org] Clinical features include progressive ataxia, DYSARTHRIA , postural instability, nystagmus, eyelid retraction, and facial FASCICULATIONS .[hon.ch] […] hyperreflexia); and increased muscle tone (spasticity), collectively called pyramidal signs, that can contribute to slowness and stiffness; and involuntary sustained muscle spasms (dystonia[rarediseases.org]

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