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11 Possible Causes for Myoclonic Jerking, Onset of Disease between 25 and 40 Years of Age, Slow Speech

  • Wilson Disease

    jerking similar to that seen in progressive myoclonic syndrome.[web.archive.org] Neurologic – the patient may present with slurred or slowed speech, tremors, dystonia, and dysphagia. Motor strength is not affected, nor are there sensory defects.[journalofethics.ama-assn.org] Onset is slow and begins between 11 and 25 years of age. Signs and Symptoms In about 40 to 50% of patients, the disease first affects the central nervous system (CNS).[diagnose-me.com]

  • Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration

    The age of onset may vary between 40 - 80 years and the mean duration of ataxia between 3 - 25 years.[neuroweb.us] Slowed and slurred speech 5. Nystagmus (quick, small actions of the eyes.) Is there a known treatment for Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration?[hncmag.com] A 41 yo female with slow progressive ataxia, slurred speech since last 15 years. Truncal ataxia on neurological examination.[neuroradiologycases.com]

  • Subacute Cerebellar Degeneration

    Other clinical signs include early falling and fine myoclonic jerks of the fingers /limb and can be elicited by tapping the limb.[neuroweb.us] Get the patient to stick his/her tongue out and move it from side to side (movement slowed).[patient.info] The age of onset may vary between 40 - 80 years and the mean duration of ataxia between 3 - 25 years.[neuroweb.us]

  • Acute Cerebellar Ataxia

    Four weeks later he developed myoclonic jerks. Electroencephalogram showed characteristic periodic complexes time-locked with myoclonus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition to his marked truncal ataxia and wide-based, staggering gait, he had slowness of speech, which is not commonly reported with this condition in the literature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The age of onset may vary between 40 - 80 years and the mean duration of ataxia between 3 - 25 years.[neuroweb.us]

  • Adult-Onset Autosomal Recessive Cerebellar Ataxia

    […] to manage her frequent myoclonic jerking.[jnnp.bmj.com] Signs and symptoms of AT can include: difficulty walking – most children need to use a wheelchair by 10 years of age increasingly slurred, slow and unclear speech (dysarthria[your.md] The age of onset may vary between 40 - 80 years and the mean duration of ataxia between 3 - 25 years.[neuroweb.us]

  • Cerebellar Ataxia with Peripheral Neuropathy Type 2

    Other clinical signs include early falling and fine myoclonic jerks of the fingers /limb and can be elicited by tapping the limb.[neuroweb.us] Signs and symptoms of AT can include: difficulty walking – most children need to use a wheelchair by 10 years of age increasingly slurred, slow and unclear speech (dysarthria[nhs.uk] Other signs and symptoms that might develop as the disease progresses include slow, slurred speech (dysarthria); fatigue; rapid, involuntary eye movements (nystagmus); spinal[mayoclinic.org]

  • Early-Onset Cerebellar Ataxia

    The age of onset may vary between 40 - 80 years and the mean duration of ataxia between 3 - 25 years.[neuroweb.us] Signs and symptoms of AT can include: difficulty walking – most children need to use a wheelchair by 10 years of age increasingly slurred, slow and unclear speech (dysarthria[nhs.uk] Dysarthria - slurred and slow speech that is difficult to produce. The patient may also have difficulties controlling volume, rhythm, and pitch.[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Cognitive Impairment with or without Cerebellar Ataxia

    Other clinical signs include early falling and fine myoclonic jerks of the fingers /limb and can be elicited by tapping the limb.[neuroweb.us] Symptoms Cerebellar ataxia can lead to a number of symptoms, such as: a wide and unsteady gait when walking poor hand-eye coordination tremors slow and imprecise speech a[kenhub.com] Speech and swallowing difficulties - Speech: slurred, slow, indistinct, abnormal in rhythm. Swallowing: difficulty swallowing or choking (especially with liquids).[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Early-Onset Spastic Ataxia - Neuropathy Syndrome

    Other clinical signs include early falling and fine myoclonic jerks of the fingers /limb and can be elicited by tapping the limb.[neuroweb.us] Signs and symptoms of AT can include: difficulty walking – most children need to use a wheelchair by 10 years of age increasingly slurred, slow and unclear speech (dysarthria[nhs.uk] Dysarthria - slurred and slow speech that is difficult to produce. The patient may also have difficulties controlling volume, rhythm, and pitch.[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia with Rigidity and Peripheral Neuropathy

    Other clinical signs include early falling and fine myoclonic jerks of the fingers /limb and can be elicited by tapping the limb.[neuroweb.us] Your examination reveals a dysarthric scanning and slightly slow speech accompanied with a vocal tremor.[quizlet.com] […] of walking) Difficulty with writing and eating Slow eye movements The symptoms of ataxia may look like other conditions or medical problems.[hopkinsmedicine.org]