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135 Possible Causes for Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes, Progressive Action Tremor, Tremor Increased by Stress

  • Benign Adult Familial Myoclonic Epilepsy

    Usually, myoclonic tremor is the presenting symptom, characterized by tremulous finger movements and myoclonic jerks of the limbs increased by action and posture.[uniprot.org] […] cortical spikes detected by the jerk-locked back-averaging) ( Ikeda et al., 1990 ).[academic.oup.com] spikes detected by the jerk-locked back averaging (JLA) method), and a good response to antiepileptic drugs. 2 BAFME was first reported in 1990 in the Japanese population[nature.com]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    […] reduction in speed and amplitude of repetitive actions) and at least one of the following: (i) muscular rigidity, (ii) 4–6 Hz rest tremor and (iii) postural instability not[doi.org] Usually tremors occur while resting, but not while involved in a task. Tremors may worsen when a person is excited, tired, or stressed.[medicinenet.com] Rigidity: Stiffness of the limbs and trunk, which may increase during movement. Rigidity may produce muscle aches and pain.[medicinenet.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Familial Tremor

    High, fast frequency which may decrease as the disease progresses. Low, slow frequency (4 to 6Hz). Action tremor.[essential-tremor.com] Worsened with emotional stress and intentional movement. Tremor shortly relieved with alcohol. On finger nose test, tremor increases as target has approached.[quizlet.com] “Anytime anyone is angry, stressed out, or embarrassed, it can make the tremor worse, which increases their stress level. It just snowballs.” So Dr.[health.clevelandclinic.org]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Essential Tremor

    Characterised by a progressive tremor of the upper extremities, present in posture and action, without other neurological signs or symptoms.[bestpractice.bmj.com] “Anytime anyone is angry, stressed out, or embarrassed, it can make the tremor worse, which increases their stress level. It just snowballs.” So Dr.[health.clevelandclinic.org] Essential tremor is a slowly progressive disease that causes shaking while assuming static positions (postural tremor) and during movements (action tremor).[blogs.biomedcentral.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    Parkinson's disease type 3 (PD3) is a form of Parkinson's disease that is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. The underlying mutation has not yet been identified, but PD3 has been related to a 2.5 Mb-locus on the short arm of chromosome 2. To date, PD3 has been diagnosed in distinct families in Europe and[…][symptoma.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes Progressive Action Tremor
  • Bradykinesia

    The usual course is for gradual progression. 26-9. How do you recognize essential tremor? Answer 26-9.[dartmouth.edu] As with other tremors, the amplitude increases with stress and resolves during sleep. Bradykinesia Bradykinesia refers to slowness of movement.[emedicine.medscape.com] Both onsets can display resting tremor, although more generally found in old-onset cases. [37] Symptoms [ edit ] Stress causes alterations of cerebral circulation, increasing[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Jankovic Rivera Syndrome

    […] myoclonic and atonic seizures, tremulousness/tremor, and sensorineural hearing loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] eat or drink due to tremor may increase stress and embarrassment leading to social isolation which leads to worsening HRQoL. 31– 35 Although ET is more common than PD, HRQoL[jnnp.bmj.com] Myoclonic epilepsy typically begins in late childhood after the onset of weakness and can include jerking of the upper limbs, action myoclonus, myoclonic status, and eyelid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Primary Orthostatic Tremor

    Termed “cerebellar postural tremor,” it is prominent with both action and posture. 4 In its most severe form, cerebellar postural tremor has a frequency of 2.5 to 4 Hz and[aafp.org] There is a vicious circle where the tremor gives rise to stress, and then the stress increases the tremor and so on.[tremor.org.uk] Heightened emotion, stress, fever, physical exhaustion, or low blood sugar may trigger tremors and/or increase their severity.[theneurologicalinstitute.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Striatonigral Degeneration

    In addition, patients with MSA-C may have tremor with action, which is different from the resting tremor seen in typical Parkinson's disease.[bcm.edu] All forms of tremor, and indeed most adventitious movement abnormalities, are increased by anxiety or any other stress that increases muscle tension; they are reduced to varying[dartmouth.edu] Tremor - Postural, resting, or both Bradykinesia plus at least 1 parkinsonian feature Cerebellar Dysfunction • Gait ataxia (wide-based stance with steps of irregular length[physio-pedia.com]

    Missing: Jerk-Locked Premyoclonus Spikes
  • Epilepsia Partialis Continua

    ) Cortical tremor is a form of rhythmic myoclonus, presenting as postural or action tremor in some patients with progressive myoclonus epilepsy (PME), 76, 77 in Angelman syndrome[clinicalgate.com] 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] […] been observed in some children with mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke (MELAS). 75 Rhythmic High-Frequency Cortical Myoclonus (Cortical Tremor[clinicalgate.com]

    Missing: Tremor Increased by Stress