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Involuntary muscle contractions that may alternate between contraction and relaxation of muscles.
a slowly progressive decline in mental abilities, including memory, thinking, and judgment, that is often accompanied by personality changes
a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection
a neurological dysfunction caused by a sudden episode of uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain that may result in the involuntary, uncontrolled muscle contractions. usually characterized by LOC and involuntary spasmodic muscle twitching.
a progressive disease that destroys brain cells and is identified by muscular tremors, slowing of movement, and partial facial paralysis
an irreversible, progressive brain disorder, characterized by the deterioration of memory, language, and eventually, physical functioning
an abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain
an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal)
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