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335 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Choking, Dysphagia

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    He had difficulty walking due to poor movement of his right leg, and was diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease because of akinesia.[] In addition, the symptoms of choking on liquids are improved, and the utility of 30 mL water swallow test was improved with grade 2.[] ALS patients with dysphagia were older and underweight.[]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    Gait abnormality, severe upward gaze palsy, bilateral bradykinesia and absence of alien limb syndorme separated PSP from corticobasal degeneration.[] As PSP progresses, patients are at greater risk for complications, such as choking, pneumonia, head injury and fractures caused by falls.[] The dysphagia presented earlier in PSP and MSA groups as compared to PD groups.[]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Other symptoms include: Changes in facial expression Difficulty chewing Difficulty speaking Difficulty swallowing Difficulty walking or doing repetitive work with arms and[] […] individuals may have unusual facial expressions, difficulty holding up the head, speech impairment (dysarthria), and chewing and swallowing problems (dysphagia) that may lead to choking[] The subjects were classified into three groups; patients without dysphagia (group 1), patients with dysphagia (group 2), and healthy participants (group 3).[]

  • Stroke

    Asymmetric step length is a common abnormal gait pattern in hemiplegic stroke patients.[] Have a choking episode from food going down your windpipe.[] The symptoms improved after forced diuresis, but 5.5 h later progression was observed, and the patient developed diplopia and dysphagia in addition to her initial symptoms[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    gait.[] May refuse to eat, chokes, or forgets to swallow. May repetitively cry out, pat or touch everything. Loses control of bowel and bladder.[] His syndrome was characterized over the first 6 to 9 years by progressive deterioration of speech production, alteration of mood, and dysphagia but near normal language, memory[]

  • Conversion Disorder

    The modified gait abnormality rating scale (GARS-M) may be useful for quantifying gait abnormalities in these individuals.[] […] patient was a non-mentally retarded 12-year-old female who refused to swallow solids because she thought that her throat muscles would involuntarily constrict and result in choking[] […] psychogenic F45.8 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45.8 Other somatoform disorders 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Psychogenic dysmenorrhea Psychogenic dysphagia[]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    In some cases, muscle weakness of the legs may eventually cause difficulty walking. OPMD may be inherited as an autosomal dominant or recessive trait. READ MORE HERE[] Underdiagnosis and a lack of awareness of OPMD may lead to choking, aspiration pneumonia, and death in multiple members of affected families.[] A case of oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy in an elderly woman of French-Canadian background presenting with dysphagia is discussed.[]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    Pure sensory CIDP presents with sensory loss, pain, and poor balance with abnormal gait or walking.[] Some bloating & choking.[] Other features include dysphagia, diplopia, fatigue and clumsiness.[]

  • CADASIL Syndrome

    This can result in an unsteady and wide based gait or sometimes an abnormal gait due to small steps. Should antiplatelet agents such as Aspirin be prescribed in CADASIL?[] sickness, high blood pressure, or diabetes.[] MRI shows basal ganglia and confluent white matter lesions; III: usually after 60 years, with subcortical dementia associated with pseudobulbar signs - dysarthria, dysphagia[]

  • Schwartz-Jampel Syndrome

    […] disturbance Abnormal gait Abnormal walk Impaired gait [ more ] 0001288 Genu valgum Knock knees 0002857 Hip dysplasia 0001385 Hypertonia 0001276 Intellectual disability Mental[] Onset within first month of life with choking on cold fluids and mave have hip dislocation. Probably autosomal recessive inheritance. One author says dominant.[] , Batten, Spielmeyer-Vogt, Kufs Opitz G/BBB Syndrom ( 1 Files ) Erkrankung : Opitz G/BBB Syndrom ICD 10: Q87.8 Synonyme : Hypertelorism-hypospadias syndrome, hypospadias-dysphagia[]

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