Glossary for Jerky movements
Medical terms related to Jerky movements or mentioned in this section include:
- Angelman syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by a puppet-like gait, fits of laughter and characteristic facial features.
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
- Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Itching skin: Itching feeling of the skin.
- Movement disorders: A disorder which affects ones ability to control their movements
- Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
- Muscle spasms: Involuntary movement or contraction of muscles without full control
- Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
- Muscle twitch: Small muscle spasms
- 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
- Nystagmus: unintentional jittery movement of the eyes
- Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
- Primary dystonia: Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder where the muscle contract involuntarily and cause abnormal postures or repetitive, twisting movements. In primary dystonia the condition is the result of a genetic defect and there are no other symptoms other than the movement problems. The age of onset and severity of symptoms is variable with some cases being of a progressive nature which can lead to severe disability.
- Seizures: Uncontrolled physical movements
- Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
- Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Spasms: Involuntary muscle movements without full control.
- Spastic paraparesis: A rare disorder where parts of the body develop spasticity and weakness. Usually the limbs are involved. The disorder is usually an inherited condition.
- Squint: Misalignment of the eyes so that both eyes are not looking in the same direction.
- Tic: Abnormal body twitch or sudden movement
- Tics: A condition which is characterized by an involuntary, compulsive, rapid and repetitive movement
- Tremor: The occurrence of involuntary trembling
- Tremors: The occurrence of involuntary trembling
- Twitches: Involuntary sudden movements of part of the body
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