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Glossary for Facial and muscular rigidity

Medical terms related to Facial and muscular rigidity or mentioned in this section include:

  • Basal ganglia calcification: Basal ganglia calcification refers to the deposit of calcium in a specific area of the brain called the basal ganglia found at the base of the brain..
  • Catatonia: Motor muscle function disorder
  • Cerebral Palsy: Any brain disorder causing movement disability
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Facial pain: Pain affecting the face
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Huntington's disease: Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.
  • Hypocalcemia: Low blood calcium levels
  • Lissencephaly: A very rare disorder characterized by abnormal brain formation so that the brain surface appears smooth rather than convoluted.
  • Malignant hyperthermia: A very rare genetic disorder where sufferers suffer episodes of adverse reactions when certain anesthetics or muscle relaxants are administered.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Multiple system atrophy: A rare disorder where nerve degeneration causes progressive neurological problems involving the central and autonomic nervous system. The rate of progression is variable.
  • Muscle conditions: Any condition that affects the muscles of the body
  • Muscle pain: Aches or pains affecting the muscles
  • Muscle rigidity: The occurrence of resistance to passively moving a muscle
  • Muscle spasms: Involuntary movement or contraction of muscles without full control
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Myositis ossificans: A very rare progressive disorder involving calcification of muscles, tendons and ligaments.
  • Neonatal tetanus: Muscle tetanus of the very young infant
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Parkinson's Disease: Degenerative brain condition characterised by tremor.
  • Rigidity: When there is inflexibility or stiffness
  • Serotoninergic syndrome: A disorder involves high levels of serotonin which can result from use of medications such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.
  • Shy- Drager syndrome: also known as multiple system atrophy
  • Stiff-Person Syndrome: A very rare progressive neurological disorder involving muscle tightness and painful muscle spasms.
  • Tetanus: A disease caused by chemicals which are produced by a bacterium (clostridium tetani) and are toxic to the nerves. The infection usually occurs when the bacteria enter the body through a deep wound - these bacteria are anaerobic and hence don't need oxygen to survive.
  • Tremor: The occurrence of involuntary trembling
  • Trismus: Inability to open the jaw.
  • Wilson's Disease: Wilson disease, or hepatolenticular degeneration, is a neurodegenerative disease of copper metabolism.

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