Symptom: Movement symptoms


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Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
Detailed cause information for symptom: Movement symptoms:
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Movement symptoms (231 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Movement symptoms (56 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Movement symptoms: spasms (151), seizures (119), stiffness (88)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Conditions listing symptoms: Movement symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Movement symptoms' 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.

    A

  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis ... seizures, monoparesis (paralysis of a single limb)
  • Acute kidney failure ... convulsions
  • Acute rheumatic fever ... chorea, writhing spasms, Sydenham's chorea
  • Adult-onset ALD ... paralysis (of the lower extremities), stiffness, progressive spastic paraparesis
  • African Sleeping sickness ... seizures
  • Agenesis of the corpus callosum ... seizures, impaired hand-eye coordination
  • Alcohol abuse ... coordination difficulty
  • Alcohol Withdrawal ... grand mal seizures
  • Alexander Syndrome ... seizures
  • Alpers Syndrome ... seizures, epilepsia partialis continua, intractable seizures, myoclonus
  • Alternating Hemiplegia ... Seizures, eye muscle paralysis, limb paralysis
  • Alveolar Hydatid Disease ... epilepsy
  • Alzheimer's Disease ... impaired spatial skills, impaired visual skills, normal motor function
  • Amnesic shellfish poisoning ... seizures
  • Amphetamines ... coordination difficulty, seizures, tremor
  • Angelman syndrome ... Jerky movements
  • Anoxia ... Seizures, myoclonic jerks
  • Arachnoid Cysts ... seizures
  • Arteriovenous Malformation ... seizures, paralysis
  • Asperger syndrome ... uncoordinated motor movements
  • Asphyxia ... convulsions, paralysis
  • Ataxia ... poor muscle coordination
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ... poor coordination
  • Autoimmune thyroid diseases ... sluggishness

    B

  • Barbiturate abuse ... seizures
  • Basilar artery migraine ... poor muscular coordination
  • Batten Disease ... seizures, stumbling
  • Behcet's Disease ... difficulty coordinating movement, impaired movement
  • Benzodiazepine abuse ... seizures
  • Binswanger's Disease ... Seizures, slowness of conduct
  • Bipolar disorder ... sluggishness
  • Botulism food poisoning ... paralysis, progressive respiratory paralysis
  • Brain cancer ... seizures, motor problems, lack of coordination, Stumbling
  • Bulimia nervosa ... fits

    C

  • Canavan disease ... Paralysis, stiffness, degradation of motor skills
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... convulsions
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ... difficulty making a fist
  • Celiac Disease ... seizures
  • Cerebral hemorrhage ... seizures, partial paralysis, total paralysis
  • Cerebral Palsy ... seizures, spastic limb paralysis, epilepsy, movement problems, spastic paralysis, athetosis (involuntary writhing movements), athetosis (involuntary writhing movements), difficulty with fine motor control
  • Chagas disease ... convulsions
  • Chemical pneumonia ... convulsions
  • Chiari Malformation ... impaired coordination, Paralysis of legs, Paralysis of arms
  • Chorea ... whole body spasms, jerky spasms, jerky spasms
  • Classic childhood ALD ... seizures, disturbances of coordination
  • Cocaine ... seizures
  • Colic ... abdominal spasms
  • Concussion ... convulsions
  • Congenital SMA with arthrogryposis ... severe contractures
  • Congenital Toxoplasmosis ... convulsions
  • Convulsions ... head spasms, fits, jerking limbs, body spasms, sleeping after convulsion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration ... poor coordination, visual-spatial impairment, akinesia (absence of movements), myoclonus
  • Craniosynostosis ... Seizures
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease ... myoclonus
  • Cysticercosis ... Seizures

    D

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome ... convulsions
  • Decompression sickness ... paralysis
  • Dementia With Lewy Bodies ... loss of spontaneous movement (bradykinesia), tremor
  • Depression ... sluggishness
  • Depressive disorders ... sluggishness
  • Diabetic hypoglycemia ... seizures
  • DiGeorge's syndrome ... convulsions
  • Diphtheria ... muscle paralysis
  • Diverticular Disease ... colon muscle spasms
  • Down Syndrome ... poor muscle coordination
  • Dupuytren's contracture ... hand contracture, gradually progression hand contracture
  • Dysthymia ... sluggishness
  • Dystonias ... tremor

    E

  • East African Trypanosomiasis ... seizures
  • Eclampsia ... convulsions
  • Ecstasy ... convulsions
  • Encephalitis ... poor coordination, seizures, paralysis
  • Encephaloceles ... seizures, spastic quadriplegia (paralysis of all 4 limbs)
  • End-stage renal disease ... seizures
  • Enterocolitis ... sluggishness
  • Epilepsy ... grand mal status epilepticus, convulsions, tics, petit mal seizures, whole body muscle spasm, continuous sequence of seizures, grand mal seizures
  • Extradural hematoma ... paralysis, coordination problems

    F

  • Fahr's Syndrome ... chorea, seizures, motor function deterioration, spastic paralysis
  • Febrile Seizures ... seizures, convulsions, short seizure duration, urination during the seizure
  • Female carrier ALD ... spastic paraparesis of the lower limbs
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome ... impaired coordination
  • Fibromyalgia ... morning stiffness
  • Fractures ... paralysis
  • Friedreich's ataxia ... tremor

    G

  • Gaucher Disease ... seizures
  • Grand mal seizures ... whole body spasms, stiff muscles, jerking muscles
  • Granulomatous amebic encephalitis ... seizures
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome ... acute neuromuscular paralysis, paralysis

    H

  • Hallervorden-Spatz disease ... seizures, spasticity
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis ... physical slowness
  • Heat exhaustion ... poor coordination
  • Heatstroke ... seizures
  • Hemangioblastoma ... coordination problems
  • High altitude cerebral edema ... Seizures
  • HIV/AIDS ... seizures, lack of coordination
  • Hodgkin's Disease ... paralysis
  • Holoprosencephaly ... Seizures
  • Huntington's Disease ... limb spasms
  • Hydranencephaly ... seizures, spastic quadriparesis, myoclonus
  • Hydrocephalus ... poor coordination
  • Hypocalcemia ... painful muscle spasm of feet
  • Hypoglycemia ... seizures
  • Hypoglycemic attack ... seizures
  • Hypoparathyroidism ... painful muscle spasm of feet
  • Hypothyroidism ... sluggishness
  • Hysteria ... limb paralysis, paralysis

    I

  • Inclusion Body Myositis ... difficulty buttoning
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti ... seizures, slight paralysis
  • Infantile Spasms ... myoclonic seizures
  • Intercostal neuralgia ... paralysis

    J

  • Japanese encephalitis ... occasional convulsions (especially in infants), spastic paralysis, flaccid paralysis
  • Joubert Syndrome ... seizures

    K

  • Kidney failure ... seizures
  • Krabbé Disease ... paralysis, myoclonic seizures, spasticity

    L

  • Landau-Kleffner Syndrome ... seizures
  • Lead poisoning ... convulsions
  • Leukemia ... seizures
  • Listeriosis ... convulsions
  • Lupus ... seizures, paralysis
  • Lyme disease ... poor motor coordination, motor coordination problems
  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis ... paralysis, motor abnormalities

    M

  • Machado-Joseph Disease ... spasticity
  • Mania ... rapid movements
  • Marijuana ... poor coordination
  • Megalencephaly ... seizures, convulsive disorders, intractable seizures
  • Melioidosis ... seizures
  • Meningioma ... seizures, movement symptoms
  • Meningitis ... Seizures, convulsions, stiff muscles
  • Meningococcal disease ... Seizures
  • Menkes Disease ... seizures, convulsions, psychomotor deterioration
  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy ... seizures, convulsions, paralysis, tremor
  • Microcephaly ... Convulsions, impaired motor ability, spastic quadriplegia
  • Mitochondrial diseases ... seizures, movement disorders
  • Mobius syndrome ... motor delays
  • Mountain sickness ... poor coordination
  • Moyamoya Disease ... seizures
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis II ... limitation of motion
  • Multiple Sclerosis ... coordination difficulty, Paralysis, Movement symptoms
  • Myotonic Dystrophy ... muscle stiffness

    N

  • Naegleria ... seizures
  • Narcolepsy ... complete body collapse, sleep paralysis
  • Neonatal ALD ... seizures
  • Neurocysticercosis ... Seizures
  • Neurofibromatosis-1 ... epilepsy
  • Neuronal Migration Disorders ... seizures, motor dysfunction
  • Neurotoxic shellfish poisoning ... poor coordination
  • Nocardiosis ... seizures

    O

  • Ohtahara Syndrome ... seizures
  • Oligodendroglioma ... seizures
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy ... reduced mobility, slowness of movements, slowness of movements, muscle stiffness
  • Opsoclonus Myoclonus ... myoclonus
  • Osteoarthritis ... slow movement, morning stiffness, difficulty moving, stiffness

    P

  • Paget's disease of bone ... paralysis, movement problems
  • Paralytic shellfish poisoning ... muscular incoordination
  • Paraplegia ... leg paralysis
  • Parkinson's Disease ... impaired coordination, bradykinesia
  • Parry Romberg Syndrome ... seizures
  • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease ... convulsions, tremor, spasticity
  • Pernicious anemia ... movement disorders, spasticity
  • Pervasive developmental disorders ... repetitive body movements
  • Pneumonia ... convulsions
  • Polio ... muscle paralysis
  • Polyarteritis nodosa ... seizures
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica ... morning stiffness, stiffness
  • Porencephaly ... seizures, spastic paresis (slight or incomplete paralysis), epilepsy, spastic contractures
  • Porphyria ... seizures
  • Premenstrual syndrome ... poor coordination
  • Primary Lateral Sclerosis ... slowness of movement, spasticity, stiffness of movement
  • Prion diseases ... lack of coordination, inability to move, myoclonus
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy ... seizures, paralysis
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy ... eye coordination problems, slowness, stiffness
  • Pulmonary embolism ... seizures

    R

  • Rabies ... Convulsions, jaw paralysis, Stiff muscles, paralysis, progressive paralysis
  • Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Type 2 ... seizures, epilepsy, tremor, myoclonus
  • Rasmussen's Encephalitis ... severe seizures, loss of motor skills
  • Repetitive Motion Disorders ... loss of flexibility
  • Repetitive Strain Injury ... loss of flexibility
  • Rett's syndrome ... seizures, later coordination difficulties, early coordination problems
  • Reye's Syndrome ... convulsions
  • Rheumatic fever ... chorea, writhing spasms, Sydenham's chorea
  • Rheumatoid arthritis ... morning stiffness
  • Rift Valley Fever ... seizures
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever ... muscle stiffness

    S

  • Sandhoff Disease ... seizures, progressive motor deterioration, myoclonus
  • Sarcoidosis ... sluggishness
  • Schilder's Disease ... seizures
  • Schistosomiasis ... seizures, paralysis
  • Schizencephaly ... seizures, quadriparesis
  • Scleroderma ... loss of movement
  • Septo-Optic Dysplasia ... Seizures
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome ... convulsions
  • Shy-Drager Syndrome ... slow movement, stiff muscles, coordination difficulties
  • Spastic disorders ... muscle stiffness
  • Spasticity ... stiff muscles, movement problems
  • Spina bifida ... lower limb paralysis, complete paralysis, mobility difficulties
  • Spinal cord injury ... paralysis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor ... motor problems
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy type I ... lack of fetal movement
  • Spondylosis ... movement difficulty
  • Stiff-Person Syndrome ... worsening with sudden motion, constant painful contractions
  • Stroke ... convulsions, loss of coordination
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome ... seizures
  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis ... seizures
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage ... fits, convulsions, paralysis
  • Subdural hematoma ... seizures, paralysis, paralysis
  • Sydenham chorea ... poor coordination
  • Syphilis ... seizures, paralysis
  • Syringomyelia ... stiffness

    T

  • Tardive Dyskinesia ... Rapid movements
  • Tay Sachs ... paralysis
  • Temporal arteritis ... stiffness
  • Tetanus ... seizures, glottal spasm, paralysis
  • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome ... motor problems
  • Thyroid disorders ... sluggishness
  • Tick paralysis ... muscle paralysis
  • Tics ... tics
  • Todd's Paralysis ... transient paralysis, seizure
  • Tourette Syndrome ... tics, repeated involuntary movements
  • Toxocariasis ... Convulsions
  • Toxoplasmosis ... tremor
  • Transient Ischemic Attack ... loss of coordination
  • Traumatic Brain Injury ... seizures
  • Tuberous sclerosis ... seizures

    V

  • Variant CJD ... spasms, spasticity
  • Viral meningitis ... Seizures

    W

  • West African Trypanosomiasis ... seizures
  • Whooping Cough ... Convulsions
  • Williams Syndrome ... limited spatial skills, limited motor control
  • Wilson's Disease ... tremor, muscle paralysis, loss of coordination

    Y

  • Yellow fever ... convulsions

    Z

  • Zellweger Syndrome ... seizures, inability to move (infant)
    Conditions listing complications: Movement symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Movement symptoms' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Acute rheumatic fever ... chorea
  • Amnesic shellfish poisoning ... seizures, paralysis
  • Amphetamines ... seizures
  • Angelman syndrome ... Jerky movements, Epilepsy
  • Anoxia ... persistent myoclonus
  • Arachnoiditis ... progressive paraplegia
  • Autism ... epilepsy

    B

  • Batten Disease ... progressive loss of motor skills, worsening seizures
  • Behcet's Disease ... impaired movement
  • Binswanger's Disease ... seizures
  • Botulism food poisoning ... paralysis
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia ... coordination problems

    C

  • Campylobacter food poisoning ... febrile convulsions
  • Celiac Disease ... Seizures
  • Cocaine ... seizures
  • Concussion ... epilepsy

    D

  • Decompression sickness ... paralysis
  • Down Syndrome ... Seizures

    E

  • Ehrlichiosis ... seizures
  • End-stage renal disease ... seizures
  • Enteroviruses ... paralysis

    F

  • Febrile Seizures ... Epilepsy
  • Flu ... Febrile convulsions
  • Fungal meningitis ... seizures, paralysis

    G

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome ... total paralysis

    H

  • Hydrocephalus ... paralysis
  • Hypokalemia ... paralysis

    I

  • Infant Cytomegalic virus ... epilepsy

    J

  • Japanese encephalitis ... seizures, paralysis

    K

  • Kidney failure ... seizures

    L

  • Lead poisoning ... fits (convulsions)
  • Lupus ... seizures, paralysis

    M

  • Marijuana ... Coordination difficulty, Seizures
  • Meningitis ... epilepsy
  • Multiple Myeloma ... paralysis
  • Multiple Sclerosis ... paralysis
  • Myasthenia Gravis ... limb paralysis

    P

  • Paralytic shellfish poisoning ... muscle paralysis
  • Porphyria ... seizures
  • Preeclampsia ... convulsions
  • Prion diseases ... inability to move
  • Pulmonary hypertension ... convulsions

    R

  • Rasmussen's Encephalitis ... paralysis
  • Rett's syndrome ... seizures
  • Rheumatic fever ... chorea
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever ... partial paralysis of the lower extremities, movement disorders
  • Roseola infantum ... convulsions, febrile convulsions

    S

  • Sandhoff Disease ... seizures, myoclonus
  • Spina bifida ... lower limb paralysis, complete paralysis
  • Stroke ... paralysis, slowness, two-sided paralysis, Coordination problems
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage ... paralysis

    T

  • Transverse myelitis ... motor impairment

    U

  • Uremia ... seizures

    V

  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers ... seizures

    W

  • Whooping Cough ... seizures

    Y

  • Yellow fever ... convulsions


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