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Myoclonus in children: Myoclonus in children refers to a child who has sudden jerking or twitching of a muscle or muscles. See detailed information below for a list of 70 causes of Myoclonus in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff"...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine or introduction to...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Myoclonus in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Reflex symptoms (469 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Autonomic nerve symptoms (345 causes), Tendon symptoms (412 causes)
Symptoms related to Myoclonus in children:
Familial essential myoclonus, Essential myoclonus-dystonia, Stimulus-sensitive myoclonus, Sleep myoclonus, Benign myoclonus of infancy, Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, Progressive myoclonic epilepsies, Epilepsies, Epilepsia partialis continua, Rasmussen's encephalitis, Early infantile myoclonic encephalopathy
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