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Nervous System and Brain

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Signs and Symptoms: Neurologic Manifestations | Pain | Information Processing Disorders | Language Disorders | Learning Disorders | Perceptual Disorders

Central Nervous System: Brain Diseases | Brain Injury | Infections | Malformations | Spinal Cord Diseases | Spinal Cord Injury

Other Diseases and Disorders: Autoimmune Nervous System Diseases | Autonomic Nervous System Diseases | Cranial Nerve Disorders | Degenerative Nervous System Diseases | Dementias | Headache and Migraine | Motor Neuron Diseases | Movement Disorders | Peripheral Nerve Disorders | Sleep Disorders

Other Topics: General Nervous System and Brain | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Neural Transplantation | Surgery


Neurologic Manifestations

(Jump to: Amnesia | Apraxia | Coma | Delirium | Dizziness | Fainting (Syncope) | Pain | Paralysis | Paresthesia | Seizures

Involuntary Muscle Movements: Dyskinesia | Fasciculations | Myoclonus | Tardive Dyskinesia | Tics | Tremor

Neuromuscular Manifestations:Hypertonia | Hypotonia | Myotonia | Spasticity )

Amnesia
Amnesia:Mayo Clinic
Dissociative Amnesia:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Transient Global Amnesia:Mayo Clinic


Apraxia (Inability to Execute Movements)
Apraxia:NINDS
Apraxia:NORD
Apraxia of Speech, see Language Disorders


Coma
Coma:NINDS
Stupor and Coma:Merck Manual, Home Edition
See also Brain Injury


Delirium
Delirium:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Delirium Tremens:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


Dizziness
General Information
Dizziness:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Balance Disorders:NIDCD
Age-related Dizziness and Imbalance:Vestibular Disorders Association
Dizziness Caused by Inner Ear Disorders
See Ears, Nose and Throat, Balance Disorders
Other Causes of Dizziness
Dizziness, Vertigo, Disequilibrium:Vestibular Disorders Association
Cervicogenic Dizziness (dizziness with neck pain):Vestibular Disorders Association
Eplleptic Vertigo:American Hearing Research Foundation
Migraine Associated Vertigo:American Hearing Research Foundation
Post-Traumatic Vertigo:American Hearing Research Foundation


Dyskinesia (Involuntary Muscle Movement)
Chorea
See Movement Disorders, Chorea
Fasciculations (Muscle Twitching)
Muscle Twitching:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Myoclonus (Muscle Jerking)
Myoclonus:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Myoclonus Fact Sheet:NINDS
Paroxysmal Dyskinesia
See Movement Disorders, Paryoxysmal Dyskinesias
Tardive Dyskinesia
Tardive Dyskinesia:NINDS
Tardive Dyskinesia:National Alliance on Mental Illness
Tics
Tics:Merck Manual, Home Edition
See also Tourette Syndrome
Tremor
Tremor:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Tremor Fact Sheet:NINDS
Tremor:MedlinePlus
See also Movement Disorders, Essential Tremor


Fainting (Syncope)
Fainting:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Syncope:UpToDate Patient Information
Syncope:American Heart Association
Fainting:MedlinePlus


Neuromuscular Manifestations
Hypertonia (Increased Muscle Tension)
Hypertonia:NINDS
See also Brain Damage, Cerebral Palsy
See also Movement Disorders, Dystonia
Hypotonia (Decreased Muscle Tension)
Hypotonia:NINDS
Myotonia (Slow Relaxation)
See Musculoskeletal System, Muscle Diseases
Spasticity
Spasticity:NINDS


Pain
See Pain


Paralysis
Alternating Hemiplegia:NINDS
Locked-In Syndrome:NINDS
Periodic Paralysis, see Musculoskeletal System, Muscle Diseases
Todd's Paralysis:NINDS
Paralysis:MedlinePlus


Paresthesia (Numbness & Tingling)
Paresthesia:NINDS
Numbness and Tingling:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


Seizures
Seizures Instruction Sheet:Nemours Foundation
Seizure Disorders:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Nonepileptic Seizures:Epilepsy Foundation
Febrile Seizures, see Brain Diseases, Epilepsy Syndromes
Seizures:MedlinePlus
See also Brain Diseases, Epilepsy


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