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2,672 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Descending Paralysis, Myasthenia Gravis

  • Botulism

    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] 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] Differentiation of juvenile progressive bulbar palsy from bulbar myasthenia gravis is difficult.[uic.pure.elsevier.com]

  • 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
  • Esophageal Obstruction

    86-year-old man in a very poor general condition with a 10-year history of a Zenker's diverticulum as a cause of a complete obstruction of the esophagus with subsequent aphagia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nerve and Muscle Disorders This includes a wide range of conditions like diffuse esophageal spasms , nutcracker esophagus , myasthenia gravis , Parkinson’s disease and multiple[healthhype.com] In our case, we illustrate a giant right-sided Zenker's diverticulum responsible for complete aphagia in a 78-year-old male patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    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
  • Paralysis

    descending paralysis , which occurs in conditions such as botulism .[en.wikipedia.org] The most common example of a metabolic disorder in neuromuscular function of unknown cause is myasthenia gravis .[britannica.com] gravis).[msdmanuals.com]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • 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
  • Zenker Diverticulum

    In our case, we illustrate a giant right-sided Zenker's diverticulum responsible for complete aphagia in a 78-year-old male patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] gravis, etc.[subent.com] […] follow-up, respectively (Dysphagia scoring: score 0, no dysphagia; score 1, dysphagia to solids; score 2, dysphagia to semi-solids; score 3, dysphagia to liquids; score 4, aphagia[eurekalert.org]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    As mentioned earlier, descending paralysis is a characteristic manifestation of Miller Fisher syndrome.[buzzle.com] A provisional diagnosis of ocular myasthenia gravis was made, and anticholinesterase inhibitor therapy was initiated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this case report, we describe a patient with myasthenia gravis (MG) and Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS) overlap.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    In differential diagnosis we have to think about myasthenia gravis or cerebral vascular damage ( stroke ).[wikilectures.eu] gravis .[medlink.com] EXPERIMENTAL AUTOIMMUNE MYASTHENIA GRAVIS, EXPERIMENTAL AUTOIMMUNE MIASTENIA GRAVIS AUTO-IMUNE EXPERIMENTAL MIASTENIA GRAVIS NEONATAL MYASTHENIA GRAVIS, NEONATAL MIASTENIA[decs.bvs.br]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis

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