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2,684 Possible Causes for Acquired Wrist Drop, Acute Respiratory Failure, Foot Drop

  • Tick Paralysis

    It typically presents as an acute ascending paralysis occurring a few days after tick attachment and may result in respiratory failure and death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He had bilateral foot drop and slight weakness in multiple muscles, none different from his baseline.[nn.neurology.org] Without removal of the tick, finally the respiratory muscles will fail and the patient will die of respiratory failure.[cvbd.org]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    CASE REPORT: An 82-year-old woman presented with acute ascending flaccid paralysis and acute respiratory failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] continued foot drop in 12 of the AFO patients.[physio-pedia.com] Approximately 30% of patients require intubation and ventilation because of respiratory failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

    Clinically, it is characterized by slowly progressive asymmetrical predominantly distal weakness; unilateral wrist drop, grip weakness, and foot drop are the commonest initial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wrist drop and foot drop (leading to trips and falls) are common symptoms. Other effects can include gradual loss of finger extension, leading to a clawlike appearance.[en.wikipedia.org] ABSTRACT Multifocal motor demyelinating neuropathy is an acquired immune-mediated neuropathy with distinctive clinical and electrophysiologic manifestations, and response[thieme-connect.com]

    Missing: Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Acute respiratory failure is sometimes the first manifestation of the disease, although onset can be more insidious.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This usually begins on one side of the body and can cause loss of hand dexterity, shoulder function, a foot-drop or walking difficulty.[alsbc.ca] The patient may develop foot drop resulting in a fall or sprain. Fasciculations may present early on in the disease, particularly in the tongue.[emedicine.com]

    Missing: Acquired Wrist Drop
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    Foot braces may also be helpful if you have problems with foot drop. If you have weakness in your arms, a wrist splint may be helpful.[patient.info]

    Missing: Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Lead Poisoning

    Foot drop - due to motor peripheral neuropathy. Wrist drop - this is a late sign. Carpal tunnel syndrome. Gout.[patient.info] Neurological Effects Peripheral neuropathy Fatigue / Irritability Impaired concentration Hearing loss Wrist / Foot drop Seizures Encephalopathy Gastrointestinal Effects Nausea[health.ny.gov]

    Missing: Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Acquired Wrist Drop

    acquired wrist drop Chinese meaning, acquired wrist drop的中文 , acquired wrist drop的中文 , acquired wrist drop的中文 ,translation, pronunciation, synonyms and example sentences are[eng.ichacha.net] ) M21.371 Foot drop, right foot M21.372 Foot drop, left foot M21.379 Foot drop, unspecified foot[rxdb.com] Parent Code: M21.3 - Wrist or foot drop (acquired)[icd.codes]

    Missing: Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Goldenberg and Steven White, Neuromuscular Disorders and Acute Respiratory Failure: Diagnosis and Management, Neurologic Clinics, 30, 1, (161), (2012).[dx.doi.org] CASE REPORT: A 47-yr-old female hyperbaric technician developed foot drop 2 d following her last hyperbaric exposure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This leads to a condition called " foot drop ," in which it becomes difficult to lift the foot.[webmd.com]

    Missing: Acquired Wrist Drop
  • Peripheral Motor Neuropathy

    drop – difficulty lifting up the front part of your foot and toes, particularly noticeable when walking Autonomic neuropathy Damage to the autonomic nerves can result in[nhs.uk] Symptoms Signs Paresthesias (57% of patients) 3 Initially in fingers, followed by feet Impaired vibration sense Proprioception is spared Wrist and footdrop” 6 Neuritic pain[pedsoncologyeducation.com] Our first case was a 49-year-old male who presented with weakness in the left lower limb and foot drop of 10 days duration.[ijdvl.com]

    Missing: Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Pulmonary Embolism

    […] deep vein thrombosis, and acute respiratory failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her surgery has left her with a drop foot. She has to wear a leg brace and she can no longer drive. It has changed their family life a lot.[healthtalk.org] A 46-year-old man experienced acute hypoxemic respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation after anesthesia induction for elective hip arthroplasty.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Acquired Wrist Drop

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