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76 Possible Causes for Acute Respiratory Failure, Long Tract Signs

  • Myelopathy

    […] sensory deficits - may be the least advanced form of the disease; - Brachialgia and cord syndrome: radicular pain in the upper extremity along with motor and/or sensory long-tract[] tract signs, ambulatory Class IIIB Objective weakness, long tract signs, non-ambulatory Japanese Orthopaedic Association Classification A point scoring system (17 total)[] […] of radiculopathy, Babinski and Hoffman's sign, ataxia and dexterity loss. [5] [13] [14] Typical neurological signs of long-tract involvement are exaggerated tendon reflexes[]

  • Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose

    failure, paralysis Airway protection and IPPV, atropine, pralidoxime Opioid Heroin, morphine CNS and respiratory depression, small pupils Hypothermia, bradycardia, respiratory[] […] arrest, acute lung injury Airway protection, IPPV naloxone Salicylates Aspirin Altered mental status, respiratory alkalosis, metabolic acidosis, tinnitus, hyperpnoea, tachycardia[] […] carbamates Salivation, lacrimation, sweating, nausea, vomiting, urination, defaecation, muscle weakness, bronchorrhoea Bradycardia, dilated or constricted pupils, seizures, respiratory[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple sclerosis (MS, disseminated sclerosis, encephalomyelitis disseminata) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. Multiple sclerosis is divided into the following categories: Relapsing-remitting MS, Secondary progressive MS, Primary progressive MS and Progressive-relapsing MS. Individuals[…][]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is one of the most common forms of motor neuron diseases. It is also known as “Lou Gehrig's disease”, after a well-known baseball player in New York. The hallmark of the disease is a mixed upper and lower motor neuropathy that is progressive over time. The upper motor signs[…][]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    A spinal epidural abscess is a potentially life-threatening bacterial infection of the epidural space, due to its insidious onset and nonspecific symptoms of fever, back pain and malaise. The diagnosis is often delayed, and radiculopathy accompanied by severe disability or even paralysis are seen in severe stages of[…][]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

    Cervical spinal cord injury is a serious clinical condition characterized by damage to segments C1 to C7 of the spinal cord. Trauma to cervical segments is associated with the most destructive consequences such as quadriplegia, loss of respiratory, autonomic system function etc. If cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) is[…][]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Hyper-acute Guillain-Barrà Syndrome presenting as respiratory failure. Jour Ind Acad Cli Med., 2012; 13(1): 70-71. 23. Hadden RDM, Cornblath DR, Huges RAC, et al.[] tract signs pharyngeal-cervical-brachial arm weakness, dysphagia and facial weakness pandysautonomia diarrhoea, vomiting, dizziness, abdominal pain, ileus, orthostatic hypotension[] […] or respiratory failure.[]

  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation Type I

    PubMed Central PubMed Google Scholar Alvarez D, Requena I, Arias M, Valdés L, Pereiso I, De la Torre R: Acute respiratory failure as the first sign of Arnold-Chiari malformation[] Upper spinal cord compression will cause long tract signs (hyperreflexia, Hoffman’s sign, clonus and Babinski’s reflex).[]

  • Cervical Spine Fracture

    The most common cause of death with acute cervical spinal cord injury is respiratory failure.[]

  • Sideroblastic Anemia

    Therapy Techniques and Mechanical 636 Management of Acute Respiratory Failure 647 Approach to the Patient With Hemoptysis 654 DISORDERS OF 664 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary[] The three younger boys also had long motor tract signs shown by brisk reflexes in the legs and extensor plantars. X-linked ataxias are rare in the literature.[] Compromised Hosts 593 Clinical Considerations 601 Approach to Patients With Systemic Infection 612 Epidemiology and Infection Control 621 PULIMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE 629 Respiratory[]

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