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Myoclonus in children

Myoclonus in children: Introduction

Myoclonus in children: Myoclonus in children refers to a child who has sudden jerking or twitching of a muscle or muscles. See detailed information below for a list of 70 causes of Myoclonus in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Myoclonus in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Myoclonus in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine or introduction more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis more »

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Myoclonus in children: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Myoclonus in children

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How Common are these Causes of Myoclonus in children?

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  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 4 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 63 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Myoclonus in children:

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Causes of Myoclonus in children Based on Risk Factors

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

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    Medical Conditions associated with Myoclonus in children:

    Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 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 Myoclonus in children:

    Familial essential myoclonus, Essential myoclonus-dystonia, Stimulus-sensitive myoclonus, Sleep myoclonus, Benign myoclonus of infancy, Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, Progressive myoclonic epilepsies, Epilepsies, Epilepsia partialis continua, Rasmussen's encephalitis, Early infantile myoclonic encephalopathy

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