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Glossary for Involuntary tonic movements

Medical terms related to Involuntary tonic movements or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acute epilepsy-like symptoms: conditions which causse epilepsy like sympoms
  • Alcohol abuse: Excessive alcohol as a symptom of other conditions
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Complex partial seizure: A complex seizure is an electrical disturbance that originates in only one part of the brain and resulting in symptoms related to the body functions or parts that are controlled by that part of the brain. Partial seizures where the patient has altered consciousness are called complex partial seizures. During a simple partial seizure movement, sensations, feelings or emotions may be affected. Partial seizures may spread to other parts of the brain and are then called generalized seizures. These seizures usually only last a few minutes.
  • Convulsions: A series of involuntary contractions of voluntary muscles.
  • Dementia: Mental confusion and impaired thought.
  • Diabetes: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Diabetes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
  • Eclampsia: serious complication of pregnancy and is characterised by high blood pressure and convulsions
  • Electrolyte imbalance: impairment in the level of electrolytes in the body
  • Epilepsy: Paroxysmal transient disturbances of brain function that may manifest as loss of consciousness, abnormal motor phenomena
  • Epilepsy-like symptoms: conditions which cause epilepsy like symptoms
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Kidney failure: The inability of the kidney to function correctly in its function of excreting metabolites from the blood
  • Lack of sleep: Lack of sleep refers to a deficiency in the amount of sleep a person gets.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Neurosyphilis: Syphilis affecting the nervous system.
  • Nutritional deficiency: Any deficiency of the nutrients that are required to sustain human life
  • Phenylketonuria: A metabolic disorder where there is a deficiency of the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase which leads to a harmful buildup of the phenylalanine in the body. Normally the phenylalanine is converted into tyrosine. The severity of the symptoms can range from severe enough to cause mental retardation to mild enough not to require treatment. Severity is determined by the level of impairment of enzyme activity of phenylalanine hydroxylase.
  • Seizures: Uncontrolled physical movements
  • Severe epilepsy-like symptoms: conditions which cause epilepsy like sympoms
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by excessive blood vessel growth, calcium accumulation inside the brain and seizures.
  • Sudden onset of involuntary tonic movements: Sudden onset of involuntary tonic movements is a condition in which there is a rapid development of abnormally stiff movements.
  • TIA: Transient ischemic accident
  • Tonic-Clonic seizure: formerly known as grand mal seizures. It involves the entire body causing muscle contraction and loss of consciousness
  • Traumatic Brain Injury: Brain injury from trauma or accident.
  • Tumor: Abnormal tissue growth which may be malignant or benign.
  • Uremia: Build up of toxins usually excreted by the kidneys, associated with real failure in a woman who is pregnant.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Involuntary tonic movements:

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