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336 Possible Causes for Jaw Stiffness, Seizure

  • Tetanus

    Early symptoms of tetanus include: Painful muscle spasms that begin in the jaw (lock jaw) Stiff neck, shoulder and back muscles Difficulty swallowing Violent generalized muscle[health.nsw.gov.au] The infant recovered, with no seizures by the 16th day from admission, and was off the ventilator by the 18th day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a 78-year-old farmer, who was referred to us with progressive onset of lock-jaw and muscular stiffness of the facial region, that had occurred after[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Antidepressant

    stiff because you’ve been clenching, you wake up with your knuckles white and your hands aching so much because you’ve been so tense or whatever.[healthtalk.org] This case series identified drug causes of seizures in patients with depressive disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical and EEG data of a 49-year-old man with myoclonic and generalized tonic-clonic seizures resulting from early childhood encephalitis are described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Restriction of jaw movement, neck stiffness, absence of oral food intake, and weakness of the oropharyngeal and laryngeal muscles were considered to be the main factors contributing[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here we report an adolescent female who presented with atonic and absence seizures and myoclonic jerks and was later diagnosed as having myoclonic-absence seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] degree; the course was progressive with muscle wasting and uncontrolled epileptic seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Radiation Therapy

    Radiation can cause problems in your mouth that include: Mouth sores (little cuts or ulcers) Lack of saliva Thick saliva Trouble swallowing Jaw stiffness Tell your cancer[webmd.com] We believe that SMART is a misnomer that misjudge seizures among clinical features and we suggest to rename this entity as " Seizure with Migraine-like Attacks after Radiation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] jaw Nausea A type of swelling called lymphedema Tooth decay.[cancer.net]

  • Ring Chromosome 20 Syndrome

    It was further complicated with stiff jaw and myoclonic jerks. Induction was done with 50 mg of etomidate in addition to 40mg of propofol.[journals.lww.com] The focal, presumed frontal, character of the seizures manifesting with fear and hypermotor behaviour and episodes of non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) are most typical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 17-year-old girl who had intractable epilepsy with frontal seizure and prolonged confusional state secondary to non-convulsive status epilepticus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis

    -severe headaches -neck pain and stiffness Severe facial pain - stiff jaw, numbness and tingling sensation on cheekbones, cheeks and forehead, sore gums and teeth, mild face[zocdoc.com] This case also extends the clinical spectrum of cerebral sinus thrombosis to include recurrent transient ischemic attacks alternating with seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] X-ray and CT right shoulder showed shoulder dislocation secondary to trauma associated with seizure prior to hospital admission.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brain Abscess

    The muscle does heal, but can become stiff for a few months, causing your jaw to feel stiff.[hse.ie] In this article, we present the case of a pediatric patient with neurocysticercosis who was misdiagnosed with brain abscess because of focal seizures in another hospital.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] form of Ebstein's anomaly (type C of Carpentier classification) with secundum atrial septal defect, who presented to the emergency department with impaired consciousness, seizures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Metyrosine

    CNS: Sedation, fatigue; extrapyramidal signs: drooling, difficulty in speaking (dysarthria), tremors, jaw stiffness (trismus); frank parkinsonism, psychic disturbances (anxiety[robholland.com] History of seizure disorder. - Information from the National Library of Medicine To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using[clinicaltrials.gov] […] or medicine for hay fever, other allergies, or colds; sedatives, tranquilizers, or sleeping medicine; prescription pain medicine or narcotics; barbiturates; medicine for seizures[allinahealth.org]

  • Tetanus Neonatorum

    Stiffness of the jaw is usually the first definite indication of tetanus.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] had to be differentiated between MSUD and other metabolic disorders and neonatal infections (especially neonatal tetanus because of severe opisthotonos) and generalized seizures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Tetanus was frequently confused with neonatal seizures at time of presentation. All infants were delivered at home.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Jarisch Herxheimer Reaction

    jaw joints.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The EEG features suggested a focal seizure onset, although the patient's MRI was normal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 37 year old man with a 2 year history of progressive cognitive decline, unilateral tinnitus and deafness presented with complex partial seizures and a fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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