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504 Possible Causes for Liver Failure, Myoclonic Jerking

  • Acute Renal Failure

    Such symptoms include Anorexia Nausea Vomiting Weakness Myoclonic jerks Seizures Confusion Coma Asterixis and hyperreflexia may be present on examination.[merckmanuals.com] Examples include heart failure, liver failure, shock. Another class of acute renal failure is post-renal.[medicinenet.com] Later, as nitrogenous products accumulate, symptoms of uraemia may develop, including anorexia, nausea and vomiting, weakness, myoclonic jerks, seizures, confusion, and coma[web.archive.org]

  • Wilson Disease

    jerking similar to that seen in progressive myoclonic syndrome.[web.archive.org] failure, leaving liver transplantation as the only viable treatment option.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rarely, WD can present as acute liver failure (ALF) and this disease is universally fatal in the absence of liver transplantation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    Clinical findings include seizures, ataxia, alopecia and dermatitis with atypical findings of myoclonic jerks, neuropathy and spastic paraparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Synchronous myoclonic jerks in all limbs can be seen in any patient who is slipping in and out of a drowsy sleep—also known as sleep-onset myoclonus.[aneskey.com]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    Butterworth, Brain Edema in Acute Liver Failure, Brain Edema, 10.1016/B978-0-12-803196-4.00015-1, (277-292), (2017).[doi.org] […] with coma Approximate Synonyms Acute liver failure w coma Acute liver failure with coma Alcoholic liver failure w coma Alcoholic liver failure with coma Chronic liver failure[icd9data.com] Lee, Heat stroke leading to acute liver injury & failure: A case series from the Acute Liver Failure Study Group, Liver International, 37, 4, (509-513), (2017).[doi.org]

  • 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] failure brain tumors drug reaction kidney failure Celiac disease Rett syndrome Gaucher disease multiple sclerosis metabolic problems Parkinson’s disease Alzheimer’s disease[healthblurbs.com] Symptomatic (secondary) myoclonus Muscle jerks that occur as a result of an underlying medical condition, including: Head or spinal cord injury Infection Kidney or liver failure[mayoclinic.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    In newborns, hypoglycemia can produce irritability, jitters, myoclonic jerks, cyanosis, respiratory distress, apneic episodes, sweating, hypothermia, somnolence, hypotonia[en.wikipedia.org] KEYWORDS: Hepatectomy; Hypoglycemia; Liver failure[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe infection Cancer causing poor oral intake or cancer involving the liver Adrenal insufficiency Kidney failure Liver failure Congenital, genetic defects in the regulation[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    ., lead) introduced as contaminants in illicitly manufactured supplies of methamphetamine, and liver failure.[2,3] Depending on the route of administration, signs and symptoms[methoide.fcm.arizona.edu] jerks Twitching Choreiform movements 3.[clinicaladvisor.com] , or liver failure.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Alpers Syndrome

    Epilepsia partialis continua (EPC) is a specific type of motor seizures in which myoclonic jerks of a one part of a body occur for hours or even days.[symptoma.com] The jerks are sometimes referred to as ‘myoclonic jerks’.[newcastle-mitochondria.com] Our patient’s illness had begun seven months ago with sudden onset of focal myoclonic jerks which was culminated in a generalized myoclonic status epilepticus three days later[pjms.com.pk]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    People with severe heart or liver failure commonly go into acute kidney injury, as well.[webmd.com] […] and liver failure, for example Conditions can affect the kidney itself (“renal”) causing damage and/or impaired function.[labtestsonline.org] […] around the lungs ( pleural effusion ) Heart and blood vessel complications High phosphorous levels High potassium levels Hyperparathyroidism Increased risk of infections Liver[ufhealth.org]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    After 36 hours of donepezil remission, the frequency of the myoclonic jerks was sharply reduced. The patient remains asymptomatic after 6 months of follow-up.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Metabolic ailments, such as hypothyroidism, hypoglycemia, malnutrition, vitamin deficiencies, dehydration, kidney or liver failure.[helpguide.org] Septicemia (microorganisms and their toxins in the bloodstream) can cause cardiac arrhythmia, clotting abnormalities and kidney or liver failure — leading to death.[benbest.com]

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