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238 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] Symptoms usually begin eight days after the infection, and include headache and muscular stiffness in the jaw, followed by stiffness of the neck, difficulty in swallowing,[wpro.who.int]

  • Pineal Gland Cyst

    Neck Jaw and ear pain. When he first wakes up he is very stiff, moves like someone quite elderly. And yes.[steadyhealth.com] KEYWORDS: Complication; Hemorrhage; Pineal apoplexy; Seizures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] pain, numbness on side of face, brain fog, blurred vision, worsening eyesight, eye floaters, insomnia, tingling and buzzing in head and body, mixing up words, grand mal seizures[medhelp.org]

  • Tonic-Clonic Seizure

    Your jaw muscles contract and you may bite your tongue. Saliva may escape from your mouth. Your bladder may contract and you may pass urine.[patient.info] Focal seizure Absence seizure Epileptic seizure Non-epileptic seizure Tonic (physiology) Clonus Postictal state ictal Electroencephalography Generalized tonic–clonic seizure[en.wikipedia.org] Generalized tonic–clonic seizure Other names Grand mal seizure, tonic–clonic seizure Mouse exhibiting generalized tonic–clonic seizure with corresponding electroencephalography[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Temporal Arteritis

    Jaw pain Tongue pain Shoulder and hip pain Pain and stiffness in the neck Muscle aches Flu-like symptoms Excessive sweating General ill feeling Loss of appetite Sensitive[migraine.com] Worsening symptoms Numbness or weakness of the face, one arm, or one leg Slurred speech, confusion, or trouble speaking or walking Severe headache Fainting spell, dizziness, or seizure[fairview.org] Central nervous system disease: seizures, cerebral vascular accidents. SSS and brain ischaemia. Intracranial vessels are involved only rarely.[patient.info]

  • 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]

  • Strychnine Poisoning

    Her last recorded words were "My jaws are stiff. This is a horrible death to die." Her murderer was never identified.[en.wikipedia.org] The patient survived despite the development of seizures, lactic acidosis, rhabdomyolysis, and pulmonary infiltrates.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Successful treatment requires aggressive airway control and treatment of seizures with benzodiazepines or barbiturates. Neuromuscular blockade may be required.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Generalized Clonic or Tonic-Clonic Seizures

    Your jaw muscles contract and you may bite your tongue. Saliva may escape from your mouth. Your bladder may contract and you may pass urine.[patient.info] Generalized tonic clonic seizures (grand mal seizures) are the most common and best known type of generalized seizure.[epilepsynw.org] seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epileptic Aura

    Your jaw muscles contract and you may bite your tongue. Saliva may escape from your mouth. Your bladder may contract and you may pass urine.[patient.info] Generalized seizures spread to both sides during seizure activity. A focal seizure may turn into generalized one.[doctorstrizhak.com] ., subjective warning signs prior to a generalized or focal seizure with an impairment in consciousness.[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]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    Skeletal and systemic irregularities include short stature, marked smallness in the jaws, progressive joint stiffness, compressed spinal cord, clouded corneas, hearing loss[en.wikipedia.org] However, a clear association between EEG, CNS and the history of seizures was not established.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Long term video-EEG monitoring (LT-VEEGM) demonstrated sleep-related hypermotor seizures consistent with NFLE.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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