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141 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Soft Palate Paralysis

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    A 12-month-old boy with progressive cranial nerve palsies followed by ventilatory failure demanding artificial ventilation, generalized muscle weakness, and rapid progression to death at the age of 21 months is described. The patient had normal early development and also apparently normal hearing at presentation of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

    Abstract Tracheotomy was performed on 181 of 351 patients with bulbar poliomyelitis. The essential indication for tracheotomy was secretional obstruction of the respiratory tract that could not be relieved by postural drainage and aspiration. Comparison of mortality rates in this series with those of previous series[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brain Stem Infarction

    Soft palate paralysis, disturbed sensorium, need of special treatment measures (feeding by gastric tube intravenous infusions, etc.) during the acute phase, abnormalities[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of soft palate and vocal cord and contralateral hemianesthesia Infarct or Tumor Jackson Medulla Tegmentum X,XII Corticospinal Avellis plus ipsilateral tongue Infarct or Tumor[tchain.com] Corticospinal tract Facial and 6th palsy, contralateral hemiplegia, sometimes gaze palsy Vascular,tumor Avellis Medulla tegmentum X Spinothalamic, sometimes pupillary fibers Paralysis[tchain.com]

    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] 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] The symptoms may be either episodic aphagia or progressive dysphagia, and the severity of symptoms is related to the diameter of the ring.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Soft Palate 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] 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] BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Total aphagia from complete esophageal obstruction (CEO) can be seen in patients with head-neck or thoracic malignancies undergoing chemoradiation or[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Soft Palate Paralysis
  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    Tongue, soft palate, vocal cord, sternocleidomastoid paralysis (ipsilateral). Contralateral loss of pain and temperature sensation elsewhere.[patient.info]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 335.23 Pseudobulbar palsy 2015 Billable Thru Sept 30/2015 Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015 ICD-9-CM 335.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 335.23 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before[…][icd9data.com]

    Missing: Soft Palate Paralysis
  • Foreign Body in the Esophagus

    Foreign bodies in the esophagus can result in serious complications depending on the size and shape of the ingested body. This report presents an unusual esophageal foreign body (endotracheal tube) caused by a physician who was inexperienced in endotracheal intubation during the treatment of generalized[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Soft Palate Paralysis
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    We present a woman referred with underlying non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) masquerading clinically with Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) like syndrome. At first evaluation, chest CT-Scan along with brain and whole spine MRI were normal. Electrodiagnostic studies were in favor of acute generalized polyradiculoneuropathy.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Glomus Jugulare Tumor

    We will describe a case of glomus jugulare tumor that illustrates the potential for multiple areas of metastasis throughout the central nervous system. Extension through the dura into the subarachnoid space allows seeding via the cerebrospinal fluid as far away as the cauda equina. We will review the usual clinical[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Aphagia

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