70 Possible Causes for Acute Respiratory Failure, Long Tract Signs

  • Huntington's Disease

    Juvenile HD (Westphal variant), defined as having an age of onset of younger than 20 years, is characterized by parkinsonian features, dystonia, long-tract signs, dementia[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • 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[wheelessonline.com] tract signs, ambulatory Class IIIB Objective weakness, long tract signs, non-ambulatory Japanese Orthopaedic Association Classification A point scoring system (17 total)[orthobullets.com] […] 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[physio-pedia.com]

  • Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose

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

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple sclerosis ( MS ) is a demyelinating disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. [1] This damage disrupts the ability of parts of the nervous system to communicate, resulting in a range of signs and symptoms , including physical, mental , and sometimes[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    "Motor neurone disease" redirects here. For the broader group of diseases, see Motor neuron disease . Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Synonyms Lou Gehrig's disease, Charcot's disease, [1] motor neurone disease (MND) An MRI with increased signal in the posterior part of the internal capsule which can be tracked to[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    Abstract Spinal epidural abscess (SEA) is a rare condition that requires prompt diagnosis and initiation of treatment for optimal outcome. Treatment generally consists of surgical intervention and systemic antibiotics. We present 1 of the largest cohorts of nontuberculous pediatric SEA in the English literature,[…][pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

    10.14.2014 Novel Stem Cell Trial for Cervical Spinal Cord Injury to Start with the Miller School’s Miami Proj A novel clinical trial using human neural stem cells for the treatment of cervical spinal cord injury is beginning at the Miller School of Medicine. Allan D. Levi, M.D., Ph.D., professor and Robert M. Buck Distinguished[…][med.miami.edu]

  • 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[mrmjournal.biomedcentral.com] Upper spinal cord compression will cause long tract signs (hyperreflexia, Hoffman’s sign, clonus and Babinski’s reflex).[neckandback.com]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    failure (affects 20-30% of cases) corneal ulceration (poor lid closure) CLASSIFICATION There are axonal and demyelinating forms: sensory and motor classic or AIDP or acute[lifeinthefastlane.com] […] or respiratory failure.[symptoma.com] Respiratory muscle weakness with shortness of breath may be present. Weakness develops acutely and progresses over days to weeks.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Cranial Neuropathy

    The patient died shortly thereafter from acute hypoxemic hypercapnic respiratory failure secondary to an aspiration event.[neurology.org] One syndrome described by Garcin was a step-by-step ipsilateral involvement of all 12 cranial nerves unilaterally, without the rise of intracranial pressure and long-tract[medlink.com] Lesions in the brainstem almost always cause fifth or sixth nerves palsies and long tract symptoms or signs as well.[emedmd.com]

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