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2,158 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Drooling, Guillain-Barré Syndrome

  • Botulism

    Both botulism and Miller-Fisher variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome were initial diagnostic considerations, and she was treated with intravenous immunoglobulin and botulinum[] In the infant, clinical symptoms are usually unspecific such as poor feeding, weak suck, feeble cry, drooling, followed by a symmetric, descending, flaccid paralysis beginning[] Differential diagnosis Differential diagnosis, depending on the disease form, in adults or infants, includes myasthenia, Guillain-Barré syndrome (and Miller Fisher syndrome[]

  • Rabies

    Barré syndrome (GBS), have been reported after rabies vaccine, but this happens so rarely that it is not known whether they are related to the vaccine.[] The Salivary glands are concentrated with the virus in the infected animal and cause excessive drooling. This is the primary way the virus transmits itself.[] Overlap of pathology in paralytic rabies and axonal Guillain-Barré syndrome. Ann Neurol. 2005;57:768–72. CrossRef PubMed Google Scholar 15. Asbury AK, Cornblath DR.[]

  • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

    Guillain-Barré syndrome causes flaccid paralysis but can be distinguished because of the following: It usually causes no fever. Muscle weakness is symmetric.[] There may be: abnormal sensation in the paralyzed area bloating of the abdomen constipation difficulty in urinating difficulty breathing drooling headache and irritability[] Other causes of acute flaccid paralysis - eg: Various infections Guillain-Barré syndrome Spinal cord lesions Neuropathies Myasthenia gravis Myopathy or myositis Investigations[]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Guillain-Barré syndrome. [ 6 ] Pseudobulbar palsy Description Pseudobulbar palsy results from disease of the corticobulbar tracts.[] […] intractable seizures, complex partial seizures with secondary generalization and clinical symptoms of pseudobulbar palsy, including dysarthria, limitation of tongue movement and drooling[] Postural changes can help with drooling of saliva and may prevent aspiration.[]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Guillain-Barré syndrome. Post-polio syndrome. Myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome. Peripheral nerve lesions, particularly due to diabetic neuropathy.[] […] food in their mouth.Patients with early cases of PBP have difficulty with pronunciations, particularly lateral consonants (linguals) and velars, and may show problems with drooling[] […] aim to help people cope with the symptoms of progressive bulbar palsy, such as feeding tubes, devices to help with talking, and medicines to treat muscle spasms, weakness, drooling[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    GUILLAIN-BARRÉ SYNDROME Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) was first described in 1916 by George Guillain, Jean-Alexandre Barré and André Strohl 7.[] […] hand, and slowly gets worse until it leads to the following: Difficulty lifting, climbing stairs, and walking Difficulty breathing Difficulty swallowing -- choking easily, drooling[] […] course of the disease, progressive muscle weakness is virtually inevitable in most patients and may finally lead to tetraplegia, chronic respiratory failure, anarthria, and aphagia[]

  • Acute Epiglottitis

    […] airway obstruction can mimic epiglottitis, such as bacterial tracheitis, croup, retropharyngeal abscess, foreign body, diphtheria, laryngeal papillomas, angioedema and even Guillain-Barré[] IMPENDING AIRWAY DISASTER TRIAD Rapid onset aphagia or severe dysphagia, frequently associated with a severe sore throat Rapid onset laryngeal voice change: hoarse, croaky[] Other important clinical factors to consider are odynophagia, drooling, hoarseness, muffled voice, dyspnoea, swelling of the posterior side of the epiglottis and a high WBC[]

  • Bell's Palsy

    Not known: afebrile convulsions or seizures, Bell s palsy, cerebrovascular accident, dizziness, dream abnormality, encephalitis (see below), encephalopathy (see below), Guillain-Barré[] They can range from mild to severe and include Twitching Weakness Paralysis Drooping eyelid or corner of mouth Drooling Dry eye or mouth Excessive tearing in the eye Impaired[] Speech may become slurred; chewing more difficult and often there is an embarrassing drool at the side of the mouth.[]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Cerebral Palsy

    Patients with ataxic Guillain-Barré syndrome, as well as those with Miller Fisher syndrome, have been found to carry anti-GQ1b IgG antibodies, suggesting that ataxic Guillain-Barré[] A range of interventions exist that aim to reduce or eliminate drooling.[] The first section contains 4 items that relate to the frequency of drooling behaviour . A score of 1 'never drools' and 4 'constantly drools".[]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Epstein-Barr virus infection must be considered among the possible causes in patients with cranial nerve affection or Guillain-Barré syndrome.[] EBV is spread by saliva through: kissing sharing drinks and food using the same cups, eating utensils, or toothbrushes having contact with toys that children have drooled[] Figure 1 Reactivation of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection in a patient who developed early-onset Guillain-Barré syndrome.[]

    Missing: Aphagia

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