Symptom: Muscle twitch


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Muscle twitch: Small muscle spasms
Introduction: Muscle twitches are small involuntary muscle spasms. See muscle spasms for more detailed analysis of the causes of all types of muscle spasms. See also tics for discussion of small muscular twitch tics. Note that the symptom of shakiness is called tremor rather than twitching.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Muscle twitch:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Muscle twitch (19 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Muscle twitch (13 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Muscle twitch (1 conditions)

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

    Types of Muscle twitch: twitches (9)
    Symptoms related to Muscle twitch: muscle spasms (157), tics (0), muscle symptoms (208), twitching (9), tremor (0)
    Muscle twitch type of: Muscle spasms (157)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

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

    Conditions listing symptoms: Muscle twitch: The following list of conditions have 'Muscle twitch' 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

  • Alkalosis ... muscle twitches
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... twitching
  • Angelman syndrome ... Jerky movements

    C

  • Chorea ... twitching
  • Convulsions ... body twitching

    E

  • Epilepsy ... twitches

    F

  • Febrile Seizures ... twitches

    G

  • Generalized anxiety disorder ... twitching

    M

  • Myoclonus ... muscle twitches, muscle twitches when trying to move

    T

  • Tetanus ... localized muscle twitches
  • Tics ... twitches
  • Tourette Syndrome ... repeated involuntary movements

    U

  • Uremia ... muscle twitches
    Conditions listing complications: Muscle twitch: The following list of conditions have 'Muscle twitch' 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

  • Angelman syndrome ... Jerky movements


    Last revised: Nov 21, 2003

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