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27 Possible Causes for Acute Diarrhea, Descending Paralysis, Myasthenia Gravis

  • Botulism

    The clinical symptoms ofwound botulism are similar to those of foodborne botulism except thatgastrointestinal symptoms (including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea) are 8.[slideshare.net] Clostridium botulinum is known to cause descending paralysis in infants throughout the world.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physicians must be careful when diagnosing botulism because it may cause symptoms similar to diseases such as Guillain-Barré syndrome, myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton syndrome[aanem.org]

  • Food Poisoning

    ) Contaminated water and food (eg, salad, cheese, meat) Acute-onset watery diarrhea starts 24-48 h after ingestion Concomitant vomiting and abdominal cramps may be present[emedicine.medscape.com] Myasthenia gravis - this is a descending paralysis.[atsu.edu] Variable Unpasteurized milk, soft cheeses made with unpasteurized milk, ready-to-eat deli meats Noroviruses Variously called viral gastroenteritis, winter diarrhea, acute[fda.gov]

  • Clostridium Perfringens Food Poisoning

    Nutritional management of acute diarrhea. Nutrition . 1998 Oct. 14(10):758-62. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com] Myasthenia gravis - this is a descending paralysis.[atsu.edu] […] weakness and paralysis start 1-4 d after ingestion, followed by constipation.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Food Poisoning due to Bacillus Cereus

    Oral therapy for acute diarrhea. The underused simple solution. N Engl J Med . 1990;323(13):891–894. 20. World Health Organization; UNICEF.[aafp.org] Myasthenia gravis - this is a descending paralysis.[atsu.edu] If untreated, the paralysis always descends through the body starting at the shoulders and working its way down.[outbreaknewstoday.com]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Our study suggests that most GBS patients in Thailand are acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP) subtype and have a good outcome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] paralysis) Heavy metal intoxication (confusion, psychosis, organic brain syndrome) Hypophosphatemia (irritable, apprehensive, hyperventilation, normal cerebrospinal fluid[aafp.org] Many neurologists are unfamiliar with PCB, which is often misdiagnosed as brainstem stroke, myasthenia gravis or botulism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Infantile Botulism

    , and diarrhea.[hawaii.edu] Note that, in many cases, descending paralysis may be absent.[symptoma.com] gravis and other myoneural disorders 2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A48.51 : Botulism (foodborne[icd10data.com]

  • Respiratory Muscle Paralysis

    Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection in a malnourished 6-year-old boy was characterized by severe diarrhea, dehydration and marked hypokalemia, followed by acute respiratory[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Miller Fisher Syndrome (MFS) is a rare variant of GBS and manifests as a descending paralysis, proceeding in the reverse order of the more common form of GBS.[guillain-barre.co.uk] A 34-year-old lady presented with generalised weakness of body, indistinguishable from myasthenia gravis within 24 hours of a wasp sting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neuromuscular Junction Disorder

    An initial presentation of botulism in an adult may look very much like acute gastroenteritis with nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.[hqmeded.com] Limb weakness may resemble that of Guillain–Barré syndrome, with ascending or descending paralysis. The reflexes are often normal.[medtextfree.wordpress.com] 2 neuromascular junction diseases 1. myasthenia gravis 2.[brainscape.com]

  • Neuromuscular Junction Disease

    Cholinergic crisis presents with miosis, diarrhea, increased salivation, excessive sweating, abdominal cramps, and bradycardia.[ahcmedia.com] Autonomic dysfunction (blurred vision, diplopia, bradycardia, and hypotension) followed by descending flaccid paralysis occur Wound botulism Results from contamination of[academic.oup.com] (reference 5) Here is a list of the diseases: Myasthenia Gravis, Neonatal Myasthenia Gravis, Drug Induced Myasthenia Gravis and several types of Congenital myasthenia where[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Normokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    Hypokalemia due to extrarenal loss of K -Most common cause of hypokalemia is gastrointestinal loss due to infectious diarrhea![quizlet.com] We identified the Met1592Val mutation of SCN4A in an affected descendent of this original normoKPP family.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because of this progress, we are now recognizing new neuromuscular di seases as well as diagnosing more subtle cases of myasthenia gravis, myotonia, and metabolic myopathies[books.google.com]

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