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381 Possible Causes for Myoclonic Jerking, Slurred Speech

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    speech, stumbling, and muscle twitching for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The earliest symptoms of Lou Gehrig's Disease may include: Tripping and falling Hand weakness or clumsiness Weakness in your leg, feet or ankles Slurred speech or trouble[disabled-world.com] Other early symptoms vary but can include tripping, dropping things, abnormal fatigue of the arms and/or legs, slurred speech, muscle cramps and twitches, and/or uncontrollable[alsa.org]

  • Wilson Disease

    'By October, after starting uni, my hands would shake and my speech started slurring - it was like I was drunk.[dailymail.co.uk] […] or whites of eyes (jaundice) Easy bruising Swollen liver and spleen Behavioral changes Stiff muscles Uncontrollable tremors Slow or repeated movements Trouble swallowing Slurred[nm.org] When I was first diagnosed I had slurred speech, my balance was off, I had difficulty walking and I had stiff muscles. I couldn’t sit on the ground.[wilsontherapeutics.com]

  • Datura Stramonium Poisoning

    We describe the case of a boy who had slurred speech, fever, hallucinations, tachycardia, dilated pupi… Poisoned after Dinner: Dolma with Datura Stramonium.[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Insulinoma

    Slurring of speech, confusion, change of behaviour, truculence. Stupor, coma. Subacute hypoglycaemia Also known as hypoglycaemia unawareness.[patient.info]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    His episodes of slurred speech associated with laughter represented cataplexy. He was started on modafinil 100 mg twice a day.[aasmnet.org] jerk.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A neurological disorder, Sydenham chorea , can occur months after an initial attack, causing jerky involuntary movements, muscle weakness, slurred speech, and personality[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    If early symptoms aren't recognized and treated quickly, blood sugar levels may continue to fall, resulting in drowsiness weakness blurred vision slurred speech confusion[health.harvard.edu] In newborns, hypoglycemia can produce irritability, jitters, myoclonic jerks, cyanosis, respiratory distress, apneic episodes, sweating, hypothermia, somnolence, hypotonia[en.wikipedia.org] speech unusual tiredness or weakness What causes hypoglycemia?[beyondtype1.org]

  • Anticholinergic Toxicity

    Additional manifestations include the following: Sinus tachycardia Decreased bowel sounds Functional ileus Hypertension Tremulousness Myoclonic jerking Patients with central[emedicine.medscape.com] Similar to phenobarbital overdose , the patient may be confused or have slurred speech [1, 2, 3, 4] . What is Anticholinergic Toxicity management?[overdoseinfo.com] jerking See Clinical Presentation for more detail.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Heroin Withdrawal

    Slurred speech Spending excessive amounts of time obtaining, using, and recovering from heroin use Deteriorating health in relation to drug use If you are experiencing any[harborvillageflorida.com] speech Track marks Weight loss Malnutrition Constant runny nose Scabs or bruises due to skin picking Dizziness Headache Dry mouth Loss of self-control Inhibitory behavior[acadianaaddiction.com] […] work or school Lying Lack of protective measures Hiding the drug in various places Physical symptoms: Cravings Hyperactivity Fatigue Feeling disoriented Increased sleep Slurred[acadianaaddiction.com]

  • Central Nervous System Disorder

    speech.[en.wikipedia.org] speech Older children may also report persistent or severe headaches, loss of feeling or tingling, or visual changes The symptoms of a nervous system disorder may resemble[stanfordchildrens.org] speech New language impairment (expression or comprehension) The symptoms of a nervous system disorder may look like other medical conditions or problems.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    We describe a 17-year-old boy with slurred speech, mild motor delays and learning disability diagnosed with atypical A-T in the setting of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSION: Our findings highlight the importance of recognizing dystonic-myoclonic jerks as one of the extrapyramidal signs of classic A-T.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Onset usually occurs between 1 and 2 years of age with abnormal head movements and loss of balance, followed by slurred speech and abnormal eye movements.[orpha.net]

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