Symptom: Muscle spasms


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Muscle spasms: Involuntary movement or contraction of muscles without full control
Detailed cause information for symptom: Muscle spasms:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Muscle spasms (16 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Muscle spasms (157 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Muscle spasms (35 conditions)

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

    Types of Muscle spasms: seizures (119), muscle twitch (13), facial spasms (9)
    Symptoms related to Muscle spasms: muscle twitch (13), muscle stiffness (0), muscle pain (54), muscle cramps (14), seizure (119), spasms (151), rigidity (0)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Muscle spasms: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Muscle spasms as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Muscle spasms: The following list of conditions have 'Muscle spasms' 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
  • Acute kidney failure ... convulsions
  • Acute rheumatic fever ... chorea, Sydenham's chorea
  • African Sleeping sickness ... seizures
  • Agenesis of the corpus callosum ... seizures
  • Alcohol Withdrawal ... grand mal seizures
  • Alexander Syndrome ... seizures
  • Alkalosis ... muscle twitches, muscle spasms
  • Alpers Syndrome ... seizures, epilepsia partialis continua, intractable seizures
  • Alternating Hemiplegia ... Seizures
  • Alveolar Hydatid Disease ... epilepsy
  • Amnesic shellfish poisoning ... seizures
  • Amphetamines ... seizures
  • Anoxia ... Seizures
  • Arachnoid Cysts ... seizures
  • Arteriovenous Malformation ... seizures
  • Asphyxia ... convulsions

    B

  • Barbiturate abuse ... seizures
  • Batten Disease ... seizures
  • Benzodiazepine abuse ... seizures
  • Binswanger's Disease ... Seizures
  • Brain cancer ... seizures
  • Bulimia nervosa ... fits, muscle spasms

    C

  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... convulsions
  • Catalepsy ... rigid limbs, rigid body
  • Catatonia ... rigid body
  • Celiac Disease ... seizures
  • Cerebral hemorrhage ... seizures
  • Cerebral Palsy ... seizures, involuntary movements, epilepsy, muscle rigidity
  • Chagas disease ... convulsions
  • Chemical pneumonia ... convulsions
  • Chorea ... facial spasms
  • Classic childhood ALD ... seizures
  • Cocaine ... seizures
  • Concussion ... convulsions
  • Congenital Toxoplasmosis ... convulsions
  • Convulsions ... fits, facial spasms, sleeping after convulsion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration ... rigidity
  • Craniosynostosis ... Seizures
  • Cysticercosis ... Seizures

    D

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome ... convulsions
  • Dementia With Lewy Bodies ... rigidity
  • Diabetic hypoglycemia ... seizures
  • DiGeorge's syndrome ... convulsions
  • Dystonias ... painful muscle contractions, sustained muscle contractions, involuntary muscle contractions

    E

  • East African Trypanosomiasis ... seizures
  • Eclampsia ... convulsions
  • Ecstasy ... convulsions
  • Encephalitis ... seizures
  • Encephaloceles ... seizures
  • End-stage renal disease ... seizures
  • Epilepsy ... grand mal status epilepticus, convulsions, petit mal seizures, muscle spasms, localized muscle spasm, continuous sequence of seizures, grand mal seizures

    F

  • Fahr's Syndrome ... chorea, seizures, rigidity
  • Febrile Seizures ... seizures, convulsions, short seizure duration, urination during the seizure, rigidity
  • Fibromyalgia ... muscle spasms

    G

  • Gaucher Disease ... seizures
  • Granulomatous amebic encephalitis ... seizures

    H

  • Hallervorden-Spatz disease ... muscle contractions of the limbs, face, or torso, seizures, choreoathetosis (involuntary, purposeless jerky muscle movements), painful muscle spasms, muscle rigidity
  • Head injury ... muscle spasms
  • Heatstroke ... seizures
  • Hemifacial Spasm ... lower face muscle spasm, one-sided facial muscle spasms
  • High altitude cerebral edema ... Seizures
  • HIV/AIDS ... seizures
  • Holoprosencephaly ... Seizures
  • Huntington's Disease ... neck muscle rigidity, facial muscle spasms, facial muscle spasms, chorea (muscle spasms), Toe spasms, Finger spasms, muscle rigidity
  • Hydranencephaly ... seizures
  • Hypocalcemia ... painful muscle spasm of feet, facial muscle spasms, facial muscle spasms, painful muscle spasm of hands
  • Hypoglycemia ... seizures
  • Hypoglycemic attack ... seizures
  • Hypoparathyroidism ... painful muscle spasm of feet, facial muscle spasms, facial muscle spasms, painful muscle spasm of hands

    I

  • Incontinentia Pigmenti ... seizures, muscle spasms

    J

  • Japanese encephalitis ... occasional convulsions (especially in infants)
  • Joubert Syndrome ... seizures

    K

  • Kidney failure ... seizures

    L

  • Landau-Kleffner Syndrome ... seizures
  • Lead poisoning ... convulsions
  • Leukemia ... seizures
  • Listeriosis ... convulsions
  • Lupus ... seizures

    M

  • Machado-Joseph Disease ... sustained muscle contractions, twitching face, rigidity
  • Megalencephaly ... seizures, convulsive disorders, intractable seizures
  • Melioidosis ... seizures
  • Meningioma ... seizures
  • Meningitis ... Seizures, convulsions
  • Meningococcal disease ... Seizures
  • Menkes Disease ... seizures, convulsions
  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy ... seizures, convulsions, rigidity
  • Microcephaly ... Convulsions
  • Mitochondrial diseases ... seizures
  • Moyamoya Disease ... seizures, involuntary movements
  • Multifocal motor neuropathy ... Fasciculations
  • Myoclonus ... muscle twitches, muscle twitches when trying to move

    N

  • Naegleria ... seizures
  • Neonatal ALD ... seizures
  • Neurocysticercosis ... Seizures
  • Neurofibromatosis-1 ... epilepsy
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome ... muscular rigidity
  • Neuronal Migration Disorders ... seizures
  • Nocardiosis ... seizures

    O

  • Ohtahara Syndrome ... seizures
  • Oligodendroglioma ... seizures
  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy ... muscle spasms
  • Osteomyelitis ... muscle spasm

    P

  • Parkinson's Disease ... facial muscle spasm, rigidity
  • Parry Romberg Syndrome ... seizures
  • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease ... convulsions, involuntary movements, muscle contractures
  • Pernicious anemia ... muscle spasms
  • Petit mal seizures ... muscle movements
  • Pneumonia ... convulsions
  • Polyarteritis nodosa ... seizures
  • Porencephaly ... seizures, epilepsy
  • Porphyria ... seizures
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy ... seizures
  • Pulmonary embolism ... seizures

    R

  • Rabies ... Convulsions
  • Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Type 2 ... seizures, epilepsy
  • Rasmussen's Encephalitis ... severe seizures
  • Restless Legs Syndrome ... Sudden muscle jerks
  • Rett's syndrome ... seizures
  • Reye's Syndrome ... convulsions
  • Rheumatic fever ... chorea, Sydenham's chorea
  • Rift Valley Fever ... seizures

    S

  • Sandhoff Disease ... seizures
  • Schilder's Disease ... seizures
  • Schistosomiasis ... seizures
  • Schizencephaly ... seizures
  • Septo-Optic Dysplasia ... Seizures
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome ... convulsions
  • Spastic disorders ... muscle spasm, involuntary movements, muscle rigidity
  • Spasticity ... clonus (a series of rapid muscle contractions), uncontrollable muscle spasms, muscle spasms
  • Spinal cord injury ... muscle spasms
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II ... muscle fasciculations
  • Stiff-Person Syndrome ... muscle spasms
  • Strain ... muscle spasm
  • Stroke ... convulsions
  • Sturge-Weber Syndrome ... seizures
  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis ... seizures, involuntary movements
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage ... fits, convulsions
  • Subdural hematoma ... seizures
  • Sydenham chorea ... involuntary movements, facial spasms
  • Syphilis ... seizures

    T

  • Tardive Dyskinesia ... involuntary movements
  • Tetanus ... neck muscle rigidity, generalized muscle spasms, seizures, localized muscle spasms, muscle contractions, facial muscle spasm, localized muscle twitches
  • Tetany ... painful muscle spasms
  • Todd's Paralysis ... seizure
  • Tourette Syndrome ... facial tics
  • Toxocariasis ... Convulsions
  • Transverse myelitis ... muscle spasms
  • Traumatic Brain Injury ... seizures
  • Tuberous sclerosis ... seizures

    U

  • Uremia ... muscle twitches

    V

  • Viral meningitis ... Seizures

    W

  • West African Trypanosomiasis ... seizures
  • Whooping Cough ... Convulsions
  • Wilson's Disease ... rigidity of muscles

    Y

  • Yellow fever ... convulsions

    Z

  • Zellweger Syndrome ... seizures
    Conditions listing complications: Muscle spasms: The following list of conditions have 'Muscle spasms' 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
  • Amphetamines ... seizures
  • Angelman syndrome ... Epilepsy
  • Autism ... epilepsy

    B

  • Batten Disease ... worsening seizures
  • Binswanger's Disease ... seizures

    C

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

    D

  • Down Syndrome ... Seizures

    E

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

    F

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

    I

  • Infant Cytomegalic virus ... epilepsy

    J

  • Japanese encephalitis ... seizures

    K

  • Kidney failure ... seizures

    L

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

    M

  • Marijuana ... Seizures
  • Meningitis ... epilepsy

    P

  • Porphyria ... seizures
  • Preeclampsia ... convulsions
  • Pulmonary hypertension ... convulsions

    R

  • Rett's syndrome ... seizures
  • Rheumatic fever ... chorea
  • Roseola infantum ... convulsions, febrile convulsions

    S

  • Sandhoff Disease ... seizures

    U

  • Uremia ... seizures

    V

  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers ... seizures

    W

  • Whooping Cough ... seizures

    Y

  • Yellow fever ... convulsions


    Last revised: Nov 3, 2003

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