Cataplexy

Summary: A sudden and transient episode of bilateral loss of muscle tone, often triggered by emotions. ...1,2

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Causes of Cataplexy

Some of the causes of the condition may include: Causes of Cataplexy:

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Differential Diagnosis of Cataplexy

Narcolepsy: In about 10 percent of all cases, cataplexy is the first symptom to appear and can be misdiagnosed as a seizure disorder. ...Source: NINDS (NIH)4 ...

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Causes List for Cataplexy

Possible causes of Cataplexy (or similar symptoms) may include:5

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Clinical Features of Cataplexy

cataplexy - sudden, temporary muscle weakness or loss of muscular control. Typical symptoms are:

Cataplexy attacks are usually triggered by an ...6

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References

  1. [from HPO]
  2. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ CN002293/ 
  3. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  4. Source: NINDS (NIH): ninds.nih.gov/ disorders/ narcolepsy/ detail_narcolepsy.htm
  5. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  6. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ narcolepsy/ symptoms/ 

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