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4,559 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Drooling, Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Botulism

    ; paralysis; peripheral neuropathy; Common Syndromes: Acute GI Symptoms, No Fever; Acute Neurological, No Fever; Antimicrobic: Yes Vaccine: Yes Entry: Ingest, Inhale, Needle[web.archive.org] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other symptoms of botulism can include: flat facial expression poor feeding (weak sucking) weak cry decreased movement trouble swallowing with excessive drooling muscle weakness[web.archive.org]

  • Rabies

    […] and cranial neuropathy. [2] , [4] Measurement of rabies antibody titer in the serum and cerebrospinal fluid could be of help to differentiate between paralytic rabies and[neurologyindia.com] 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.[web.archive.org] There were minimal systemic effects of brain-stem and peripheral neuropathy.[dx.doi.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Neurologic complications are rare but may include encephalitis, seizures, Guillain-Barré syndrome, peripheral neuropathy, viral meningitis, myelitis, cranial nerve palsies[merck.com] 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[cdc.gov] A diagnosis of acute symmetrical sensorimotor peripheral neuropathy (Guillain-Barré syndrome) was made. The results of CSF cultures were negative.[dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    neuropathy; and antipsychotic agents for dementia and epilepsy Improved art program that better highlights clinicalclues.[books.google.com] Postural changes can help with drooling of saliva and may prevent aspiration.[patient.info] […] intractable seizures, complex partial seizures with secondary generalization and clinical symptoms of pseudobulbar palsy, including dysarthria, limitation of tongue movement and drooling[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Exposure to Nerve Gas

    The victim will next have difficulty breathing, and will experience nausea and drooling.[24.wikia.com] The nose runs, the eyes cry, the mouth drools and vomits, and bowels and bladder evacuate themselves. It is not a dignified state.[theatlantic.com] Our mouths drool and our noses drip uncontrollably, and our eyes tear and leak – not that we can see ourselves doing this in the mirror, because our vision blurs as our pupils[haaretz.com]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Mercury Poisoning

    These findings are different from other peripheral neuropathies and may be characteristics of the late changes of the sural nerve induced by organic mercury compound.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On the first follow-up visit performed 1 month after discharge, the neurological examinations of all patients were normal except for those patients with peripheral neuropathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] neuropathy Blindness Loss of balance and coordination Salivation Hypertension Seizures The following diagnostic modalities and tests are preliminarily done for the work up[symptoma.com]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Organophosphate Insecticide

    […] twitching agitation Moderate signs of organophosphate exposure include: very narrowed pupils dizziness disorientation coughing and wheezing sneezing difficulty breathing drooling[healthline.com] […] decreased level of consciousness and lack of responsiveness) Convulsions Dizziness Headache Weakness BLADDER AND KIDNEYS Increased urination EYES, EARS, NOSE, AND THROAT Drooling[medlineplus.gov]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Muscle atrophy, and symptoms of peripheral neuropathy can be present. MRI shows atrophy in the cerebellum, spinal cord, and brainstem.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] […] their mouth. [4] Patients with early cases of PBP have difficulty with pronunciations, particularly lateral consonants (linguals) and velars, and may show problems with drooling[en.wikipedia.org] […] 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[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    Some warning signs caregivers should look for are drooling, food collecting in the mouth, increased effort in swallowing, chest congestion, trouble talking and weight loss[memory.ucsf.edu] The abnormality of VOR produced by peripheral neuropathy or brainstem dysfunction results in a vertical abnormality, decrease gain, and failure of VOR suppression.[web.archive.org] Aspiration pneumonia is common due to difficulty swallowing, coughing and drooling. Cognitive and behaviour problems due to frontal lobe involvement.[symptoma.com]

  • Osteoporosis

    This is especially important for people who have peripheral neuropathy (see fact sheet 555 ) in their feet or legs.[aidsinfonet.org]

    Missing: Aphagia Drooling

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