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2,092 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Descending Paralysis, Myasthenia Gravis

  • Botulism

    INTRODUCTION: Clostridium botulinum is known to cause descending paralysis in infants throughout the world.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Findings that distinguish botulism from myasthenia gravis: nausea/vomiting, poorly reactive pupils, and paralysis of accommodation. [Purvin V, Kawasaki A.[web.archive.org] paralysis and/or other symptoms, and reduce associated treatment costs to states.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Clinicians frequently think of the symptoms of botulism in terms of a classic triad: bulbar palsy and descending paralysis, lack of fever, and clear senses and mental status[diki.pl] How many people are affected by myasthenia gravis each year? Who are most affected by myasthenia graivs? Younger women and older men[quizlet.com] Abstract Differentiation of juvenile progressive bulbar palsy from bulbar myasthenia gravis is difficult.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Wound Botulism

    Wound botulism in 7 heroin 'skin poppers' produced ophthalmoplegia and descending paralysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wound botulism may be underdiagnosed because of confusion with inflammatory neuropathy or myasthenia gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case report and discussion of wound botulism illustrate the following important points: Dysphagia, dysphonia, diplopia, and descending paralysis, in association with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    Between 1970 and 1978, we saw 24 patients with lower esophageal rings and complaints of episodic aphagia or progressive dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gravis 398 Extrapyramidal Disturbances 404 Eructation or Belching 414 References 421 References 427 751 430 Benign Tumors and Cysts of the Esophagus By G WANTRAPPEN and J[books.google.com] Episodic aphagia results from impaction of food at the site of the ring. Since 1970, 88 patients have been seen with either dysphagia or episodic aphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

    The prevalence of myasthenia gravis is quite rare, about five in 100,000 people.[poliotoday.org] Other causes of acute flaccid paralysis - eg: Various infections Guillain-Barré syndrome Spinal cord lesions Neuropathies Myasthenia gravis Myopathy or myositis Investigations[patient.info] Myasthenia gravis and botulism can present with bilateral or generalized weakness due to neuromuscular junction disruption.[clinicaladvisor.com]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • Conversion Disorder

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Inability to swallow Type 1 Excludes psychogenic aphagia ( F50.9 ) hysterical F44.4 leg G83.1- ICD-10-CM Diagnosis[icd10data.com] Some common misdiagnoses include: Lupus Stroke Injury to the spinal cord HIV Multiple sclerosis Parkinson’s disease Epilepsy Myasthenia gravis (a disorder characterized by[luxury.rehabs.com] Pathologic conditions that can look like conversion include brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, basal ganglia disease, optic neuritis, Guillain-Barre, Creutzfeldt-Jakob[journalofethics.ama-assn.org]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    In its nontherapeutic form, the toxin is produced by bacteria and can cause a paralysis that starts with the muscles of the face and throat and descends over the rest of the[verywell.com] AIM: To assess the treatment effects of rituximab in a population of patients with myasthenia gravis and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] What Is Myasthenia Gravis? Myasthenia gravis is a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily.[webmd.com]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    In differential diagnosis we have to think about myasthenia gravis or cerebral vascular damage ( stroke ).[wikilectures.eu] gravis .[medlink.com] Links Related articles Motorneuron Diseases Motor Neurons Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Myasthenia Gravis Pneumonia Cranial Nerves External links NINDS wiseGEEK Bibliography[wikilectures.eu]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • Tick Paralysis

    […] that the acute ascending or rare descending type of paralysis originally described by Landry is simply a form of poliomyelitis, whereas others contend that Landry's paralysis[annals.org] gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Botulism causes a descending neuromuscular paralysis with a preserved sensorium and ophthalmoplegia, and poliomyelitis has been nearly eradicated by vaccination worldwide[dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    For example, in 1986, Ropper described patients who developed rapidly progressive oropharyngeal, neck and shoulder weakness that mimicked the descending paralysis seen in[vdocuments.net] Many neurologists are unfamiliar with PCB, which is often misdiagnosed as brainstem stroke, myasthenia gravis or botulism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] facial muscles and progresses down ( descending paraplegia ).[medbroadcast.com]

    Missing: Aphagia

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