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1,693 Possible Causes for Muscle Rigidity

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    PD3 patients mainly suffer from tremor, muscle rigidity, and slowness of movements.[symptoma.com] The drugs L- dopa and baclofen may relieve muscle rigidity and spasticity.[rarediseases.org] NMS causes severe fever, muscle rigidity and breakdown that can lead to kidney failure.[lbda.org]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    A progressive disorder of the nervous system marked by muscle tremors, muscle rigidity, decreased mobility, stooped posture, slow voluntary movements, and a mask-like facial[icd9data.com] Upon evaluation, classic parkinsonian signs of muscle rigidity, tremor, bradykinesia, freezing of gait, and cognitive decline were observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , and lack of postural reflexes A progressive disorder of the nervous system marked by muscle tremors, muscle rigidity, decreased mobility, stooped posture, slow voluntary[icd9data.com]

  • Pallidopyramidal Syndrome

    Cogwheel rigidity: is a combination of lead pipe rigidity and tremor which presents as a jerky resistance to passive movement as muscles tense and relax. normally, some motor[de.slideshare.net] KRS patients usually present Parkinson disease signs such as bradykinesia, rigidity and tightening of the face muscles, but intention tremor is missing.[cags.org.ae] Common - Between 50% and 80% cases Accelerate your rare disease diagnosis with us Learn more Other less frequent symptoms Patients with Muscle weakness and Bradykinesia.[mendelian.co]

  • Stiff-Person Syndrome

    Key Words Muscle rigidity muscle spasm myelopathy with rigidity or spasms myelitis This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.[link.springer.com] Stiff-person syndrome (SPS) is an uncommon yet under-diagnosed, neuromuscular disorder characterised by progressive muscle rigidity with superimposed painful muscle spasms[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Stiff-person syndrome or Moersch-Woltmann is a very rare and disabling neurologic disorder characterized by muscle rigidity and episodic spasms involving axial and limb musculature[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dementia with Lewy Bodies

    The neuropsychiatric manifestations tend to precede the onset of bradykinesia, muscle rigidity, and other extrapyramidal signs.[icd9data.com] Side effects include motor related symptoms, loss of cognitive function and/or development of muscle rigidity. Click here to download PDF[dementia.ie] A person with LBD may be an unsafe driver early in the course of the illness due to visual hallucinations, muscle rigidity or slow reaction times, and fluctuating cognition[lbda.org]

  • Diverticular Abscess

    BACKGROUND: Data on percutaneous drainage followed by observation for diverticular abscess is scant. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to assess outcomes of percutaneous drainage alone in the management of peridiverticular abscess. DESIGN: This is a retrospective study from a prospectively collected database.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Juvenile Paralysis Agitans of Hunt

    It is clinically characterized by movement disorders such as muscle rigidity, akinesia and tremor.[books.google.de] Rigidity: Stiffness of the limbs and trunk, which may increase during movement. Rigidity may produce muscle aches and pain.[medicinenet.com] , stiff or tense muscles (young children may complain about "Charley horses" or intense pain) Slow movement or loss of spontaneous movement (bradykinesia) Lack of balance[cookchildrens.org]

  • Huntington's Disease

    Juvenile HD (also called Westphal variant or akinetic-rigid HD) develops before the age of 20, progresses rapidly, and produces muscle rigidity in which the patient moves[healthcommunities.com] Other movement problems include figidty movements, tics, difficulty swallowing, balance problems and falls, and muscle rigidity and/or tightness.[ucdmc.ucdavis.edu] Muscle rigidity and involuntary muscle contractions can be treated with diazepam.[healthline.com]

  • Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy

    muscles.[nlm.nih.gov] They may include: Seizures Loss of developmental abilities Progressive loss of hearing and sight Rigid, constricted muscles Stiff, fixed posture Progressive loss of ability[mayoclinic.org] In the juvenile and adult forms of Krabbe’s Leukodystrophy, the initial symptom may be impaired control of voluntary movements and progressive rigidity of muscles in the legs[rarediseases.org]

  • Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease

    Other symptoms may include twitching, rigid muscles, lack of coordination, decrease in vision, and the inability to speak.[health.ny.gov] Other symptoms may include dysarthria (slurring of speech), nystagmus (involuntary movements of the eyes), spasticity (rigid muscle tone) and visual disturbances, sometimes[memory.ucsf.edu] Rigid posture and changes in gait Seizures While the duration of the disease is variable, sometimes symptoms can carry on for years.[dementia.org]

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