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1,542 Possible Causes for Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes, Lower and Upper Limbs Affected, Myoclonic Jerking

  • Benign Adult Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy

    By the jerk-locked averaging method, a positive spike time-locked to the myoclonic jerk was demonstrated in four patients before 15-20 msec of myoclonic jerk.[ci.nii.ac.jp] […] cortical spikes detected by the jerk-locked back-averaging) ( Ikeda et al., 1990 ).[academic.oup.com] Attacks may last several minutes to half an hour and more frequently affect the lower than upper limbs.[epilepsydiagnosis.org]

  • Restless Legs Syndrome

    Complying with an irresistible urge to move the affected limbs brings temporary relief. Sleep may become disrupted, resulting in excessive daytime hypersomnolence.[icd9data.com] A disorder characterized by aching or burning sensations in the lower and rarely the upper extremities that occur prior to sleep or may awaken the patient from sleep.[icd10data.com] […] and rarely the upper extremities that occur prior to sleep or may awaken the patient from sleep.[icd9data.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Myoclonic Jerking

    ., adj myoclon ic. A single myoclonic arm or leg jerk is normal when the person is falling asleep. Myoclonic jerks are severe with grand mal seizures.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Attacks may last several minutes to half an hour and more frequently affect the lower than upper limbs.[epilepsydiagnosis.org] These involuntary jerks are a symptom and not a disease. Myoclonic jerks are usually caused by some type of central nervous system ( brain and spinal cord ) disturbance.[healthblurbs.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Nocturnal Myoclonus Syndrome

    It has frequently been confused with, and should be clearly differentiated from, other normal jerking movements of sleep, such as partial myoclonic jerks and massive myoclonic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Attacks may last several minutes to half an hour and more frequently affect the lower than upper limbs.[epilepsydiagnosis.org] In about 1 out of 5 people, the myoclonic jerks occur primarily on one side of the body. Myoclonic jerks are often triggered by lack of sleep and flashing lights.[epilepsy.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Generalized Clonic or Tonic-Clonic Seizures

    myoclonic jerks of cortical origin.[mendelian.co] Generalized myoclonic-tonic-clonic seizures begin with a few myoclonic jerks followed by tonic-clonic activity.[medlink.com] jerks, or both. 4 EGTCSA is a diagnosis currently used by many groups that emphasize specific management issues including the importance of precipitating factors and the[neurology.mhmedical.com]

    Missing: Lower and Upper Limbs Affected
  • Familial Infantile Myoclonic Epilepsy

    One fifth of patients have photosensitivity, with myoclonic jerks precipitated by photic stimulation.[medlink.com] Sometimes, similar myoclonic jerks can occur also after an infectious event, and for these cases the more appropriate term of “parainfectious myoclonic jerks” has been introduced[movementdisorders.org] In infancy and childhood, myoclonic epilepsies comprise a heterogeneous group of epileptic syndromes characterized by myoclonic jerks only, myoclonic jerks and GTCS, myoclonic[link.springer.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Approximately 2/3 of patients with ALS show the spinal form of the disease (limb injuries) characterised by weakness and muscular loss in lower and upper limbs.[icm-institute.org] […] and lower limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the disease (limb onset) and present with symptoms related to focal muscle weakness and wasting, in which onset of symptoms may start either distally or proximally in the upper[orpha.net]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Epilepsia Partialis Continua

    We used electroencephalographic (EEG) dipole analysis to investigate the generators of spikes with and without myoclonic jerks in a 12-year-old patient with epilepsia partialis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Jerk-locked back averaging (JLA) of magnetoencephalogram disclosed a spike preceding the jerk localized at the hand motor area, whereas JLA of electroencephalogram revealed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Myoclonic jerks progressed to epilepsia partialis continua within 5 days of admission to the hospital.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Lower and Upper Limbs Affected
  • Hypoglycemia

    In newborns, hypoglycemia can produce irritability, jitters, myoclonic jerks, cyanosis, respiratory distress, apneic episodes, sweating, hypothermia, somnolence, hypotonia[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes Lower and Upper Limbs Affected
  • Jankovic Rivera Syndrome

    Symptoms - Jankovic Rivera syndrome * Progressive distal muscle weakness * Progressive distal muscle wasting * Myoclonic jerks * Dementia * Abnormal walk * Speech defect Causes[checkorphan.org] After a few years of normal development, affected children begin experiencing muscle weakness and atrophy in the lower limbs, causing difficulty walking and frequent falls[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] Children with this disorder have incredibly brief ( myoclonic jerks... - Hypnic jerk Other names Hypnagogic jerk, sleep start, sleep twitch, myoclonic jerk, night start Specialty[wordaz.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes