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Myoclonus in elderly

Myoclonus in elderly: Introduction

Myoclonus in elderly: Myoclonus in elderly refers to an older person who has sudden jerking or twitching of a muscle or muscles. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Myoclonus in elderly, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Myoclonus in elderly:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Myoclonus in elderly. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Misdiagnosis and Myoclonus in elderly

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's, whereas there are many other less severe...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, it can also occur from a...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the early years, and Parkinsons-like symptoms...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency or ...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Myoclonus in elderly

The list below shows some of the causes of Myoclonus in elderly mentioned in various sources:

  • Benign neonatal sleep myoclonus
  • Essential myoclonus
  • Myoclonic encephalopathy
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How Common are these Causes of Myoclonus in elderly?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Myoclonus in elderly. Of the 3 causes of Myoclonus in elderly that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 3 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Myoclonus in elderly:

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