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Clonus: Introduction

Clonus: An involuntary muscular contraction and relaxation in rapid succession. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Clonus, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Clonus:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Clonus

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Causes of Types of Clonus:

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Clonus: Symptom Checker

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Clonus Treatments

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Clonus: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Clonus may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Clonus

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Clonus: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Clonus

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Clonus: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Clonus: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Clonus:

Organs affected by Clonus:

The list of organs typically affected by Clonus may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Clonus

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

How Common are these Causes of Clonus?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Clonus. Of the 23 causes of Clonus that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Clonus:

The following list of conditions have 'Clonus' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Clonus Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Clonus based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Clonus?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Clonus, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Clonus:

    Medical Conditions associated with Clonus:

    Muscle spasm (29 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Muscle spasms (929 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 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 Clonus:

    Spasms (2183 causes), Myoclonus (149 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Tics (20 causes), Upper motor neuron lesion, Neurological disorder (29 causes), Muscular contractions, Stroke (192 causes), Multiple sclerosis, Spinal cord damage

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