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134 Possible Causes for Myoclonic Jerking, Nocturnal Seizure, Syncope

  • Hypoglycemia

    In newborns, hypoglycemia can produce irritability, jitters, myoclonic jerks, cyanosis, respiratory distress, apneic episodes, sweating, hypothermia, somnolence, hypotonia[] A 64 year-old African female was brought to the emergency room with a 1-month history of recurrent syncope, weight loss, and abdominal bloating.[] […] or convulsions loss of consciousness Kids who have nocturnal hypoglycemia may have bouts of crying, nightmares, or night sweats (with damp sheets and/or pajamas), and might[]

  • Myoclonic-Astatic Epilepsy

    People with syncope do not have the rhythmic contracting and then relaxing of the body's muscles.[] In one half of these patients with poor outcomes, repeated minor epileptic status and nocturnal generalized tonic seizures persisted.[] The involvement of these structures might predispose to the typical seizure semiology of myoclonic jerks observed in MAE.[]

  • Epilepsy

    So the jerks were considered as cortical origin and generalized myoclonic seizure was confirmed.[] OR (syncope or non convulsive syncope or syncopal attack).mp.} LIMIT to (human and english language)].[] Leu729ThrfsTer6) in TMTC3, encoding transmembrane and tetratricopeptide repeat containing 3, in four siblings with nocturnal seizures and ID.[]

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    Myoclonic jerks. Increase in heart rate and blood pressure. Diaphragmatic muscles go into spasm.[] Lempert T (1997) [Syncope. Phenomenology and differentiation from epileptic seizures]. Nervenarzt 68:620–624 CrossRef PubMed Google Scholar 15.[] Seizures occur almost exclusively nocturnally.[]

  • Familial Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsy

    Chandler Epilepsy due to mitochondrial and metabolic disorders Benign neonatal seizures Breath holding spells 5/7 Chandler Amy Amy Cardiac etiologies (prolonged QT intervals) Syncope[] […] infancy Familial Frontal lobe epilepsies (Autosomal Dominant Nocturnal Familial Frontal lobe Epilepsy) Familial Mesial Temporal lobe epilepsies Familial Lateral Temporal[] jerks may occur as a component of an absence seizure or at the onset of a GTCS Early Infantile Myoclonic Encephalopathy (Otohara Syndrome) General features: Initial seizures[]

  • Panayiotopoulos Syndrome

    […] seizures: loss of consciousness with severe, rhythmic myoclonic jerks.  Myoclonias are bilateral and rhythmic, maximally involving proximal limb muscles, and may be associated[] […] for neurocardiogenic syncope and the EEG shows focal spikes.[] seizures, tonic deviation of the eyes, and vomiting.[]

  • Focal Onset Impaired Awareness Seizure

    Myoclonic seizures A myoclonic seizure is a seizure where a single jerk or series of single jerks (very brief muscle jerks) occur.[] This is the first report of a partial epileptic seizure precipitated by vasovagal syncope and the first example of an epileptic seizure induced by syncope in an adult.[] Most SUDEPs occur after one or more seizure(s) during sleep. Nocturnal seizures may go unrecognized.[]

  • 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.[] EPILEPSY IMITATORS OVERVIEW SYNCOPE AND ANOXIC SEIZURES Vasovagal syncope Reflex anoxic seizures Breath-holding attacks Hyperventilation syncope Compulsive valsalva Neurological[] Most nocturnal seizures occur in stage 1 and stage 2 , which are moments of lighter sleep. Nocturnal seizures can also occur upon waking.[]

  • Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy Type 6

    An electroencephalogram ( EEG) should not be performed in the case of probable syncope because of the possibility of a false-positive result.[] Thirty out of 57 (53%) recently had nocturnal seizures.[] As the affected children grow up, they develop myoclonic jerking, and their seizures may become refractory to treatment. Synonym: severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy[]

  • 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[] The most important imitators of epileptic seizures are dizziness, vertigo, syncope, complicated migraine; and somewhat less frequently sleep disorders, transient cerebral[] ., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p387) MESH News Feed Trends & Statistics View and search the latest papers on Nocturnal Myoclonus Syndrome.[]

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