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246 Possible Causes for Aphagia, Tick Paralysis

  • Botulism

    paralysis, myasthenia gravis, and the Miller-Fisher variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome.[] Differential diagnoses would include tick paralysis, myasthenia gravis, coral snake poisoning, idiopathic acute canine polyradiculoneuropathy (Coonhound paralysis) [10] and[] Tick paralysis is a rare condition of flaccid paralysis that closely resembles botulism and that is caused by neurotoxins present in certain ticks.[]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Called also waking paralysis. spastic paralysis paralysis with rigidity of the muscles and heightened deep muscle reflexes and tendon reflexes. tick paralysis progressive[] […] ascending flaccid motor paralysis following the bite of certain ticks, usually Dermacentor andersoni; first seen in children and domestic animals in the northern Pacific region[]

  • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

    , epidural abscess and tick bite paralysis.[] Other infections which should be considered in children and adolescents with acute paralysis include: rabies, varicella-zoster, Japanese encephalitis, acute transverse myelitis[] […] countries is Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), which presents with a frequency of 1 to 3 cases per 100,000 children less than 15 years of age and is usually an ascending symmetric paralysis[]

  • Lower Esophageal Ring

    Between 1970 and 1978, we saw 24 patients with lower esophageal rings and complaints of episodic aphagia or progressive dysphagia.[] 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.[] The symptoms may be either episodic aphagia or progressive dysphagia, and the severity of symptoms is related to the diameter of the ring.[]

    Missing: Tick 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[] In our case, we illustrate a giant right-sided Zenker's diverticulum responsible for complete aphagia in a 78-year-old male patient.[] BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Total aphagia from complete esophageal obstruction (CEO) can be seen in patients with head-neck or thoracic malignancies undergoing chemoradiation or[]

    Missing: Tick Paralysis
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Tick paralysis causes ascending paralysis but spares sensation. West Nile virus causes headache, fever, and asymmetric flaccid paralysis but spares sensation.[] paralysis , multiple sclerosis, carcinomatous meningitis Treatment Plasmaphoresis best effect if initiated within first 2 wks roughly halves hospital course adverse effects[] Tick paralysis ix. Critical illness polyneuropathy b. Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmission i. Botulism ii. Myasthenia gravis c. Central Nervous System Disorders i.[]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Tick Paralysis

    Tick paralysis should be considered in all cases of acute ataxia, especially in children. [1] [2] [3] Etiology Over 40 species of ticks have been associated with tick paralysis[] The mainstay of treatment for tick paralysis is tick removal.[] Many of the ticks implicated in tick paralysis are also vectors for infectious disease.[]

    Missing: Aphagia
  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    ABSTRACT Two patients sought treatment for symptoms of bulbar motor dysfunction and the marked emotional lability that characterizes pseudobulbar palsy (PBP). Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging showed large petroclival masses with severe compression and displacement of the brainstem. A suboccipital craniectomy with[…][]

    Missing: Tick 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[…][]

    Missing: Tick Paralysis
  • Phlegmonous Esophagitis

    We report a woman presenting with unrelenting odynophagia and chest pain. Computed tomography identified a deep neck infection with acute phlegmonous esophagitis. However, esophageal intramural dissection with mucosal rupture occurred after routine nasogastric-tube insertion, and pus was vomited thereafter. The[…][]

    Missing: Tick Paralysis

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