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2,405 Possible Causes for Aspiration Pneumonia, EMG Shows Neurogenic Abnormalities, Facial Muscle Weakness and Progressive Atrophy

  • Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] pneumonia.[amboss.com] Bulbar involvement predisposes the person with spinal muscular atrophy to recurrent aspiration pneumonia, due to weakening of the muscles necessary for efficient swallowing[encyclopedia.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1

    We present a baby with spinal muscular atrophy type 1, an inherited disorder causing progressive weakness, leading to complete paralysis of respiratory, facial and limb muscles[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Children with development of aspiration pneumonia were significantly older at time of tube insertion (P .05) than those with no aspiration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    EMG change were at an earlier stage of evolution than those showing severe weakness and marked neurogenic EMG change.[doi.org] Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (involved with swallowing), weak jaw and facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[web.archive.org] Antisialorrhea agents Sialorrhea, or drooling, is embarrassing and is associated with aspiration pneumonia. The prevalence for patients with ALS is 50%.[emedicine.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 4

    Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] pneumonia.[amboss.com] Scapuloperoneal spinal muscular atrophy: Type 1 (AD form) appears at age 14-26, with weakness, distal leg atrophy, and absent tendon reflexes and sparing of intrinsic foot[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2

    Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] pneumonia .[amboss.com] Bulbar involvement predisposes the person with spinal muscular atrophy to recurrent aspiration pneumonia, due to weakening of the muscles necessary for efficient swallowing[encyclopedia.com]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    Other signs that occur as the disease progresses include tongue weakness and atrophy, proximal upper and lower extremity weakness, dysphonia, dysarthria, facial muscle weakness[orpha.net] […] of OPMD-related deaths are attributed to aspiration pneumonia.[symptoma.com] Patients typically experience severe dysphagia, ptosis, tongue atrophy, proximal limb weakness, dysphonia, limitation in looking upward and weakness of the facial muscles[healio.com]

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  • Acute Bronchitis

    Aspiration pneumonia: The coughing of bronchitis can make you choke on your food if you cough while eating.[verywell.com] ) Bronchoscopy (to exclude foreign body aspiration, tuberculosis, tumors, and other chronic diseases) Influenza tests Spirometry Laryngoscopy (to exclude epiglottitis) See[emedicine.medscape.com] Aspiration pneumonia can be a persistent infection that takes a toll on your health and takes months to recover from.[verywell.com]

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  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (involved with swallowing), weak jaw and facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[secure.ssa.gov] pneumonia Diagnosis There is no special test for PBP.[wikilectures.eu] Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (muscles that are involved in swallowing), weak facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[advancedpsy.com]

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  • Esophagitis

    ‘Complications seen in a hiatal hernia include aspiration pneumonia and peptic esophagitis with stricture.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] Can be associated with weight loss, heartburn, regurgitation (especially with lying flat), and aspiration pneumonias.[online.epocrates.com]

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  • Chronic Alcoholism

    CV – Hypertension, Dilated cardiomyopathy PULMONARY – none directly, but pts often develop pneumonia including aspiration. Also, suspect Klebsiella as a pathogen.[errolozdalga.com] Aspiration of respiratory tract bacteria (eg, MCS bronchoalveolar lavage) especially Streptococcus pneumoniae and Klebsiella pneumoniae .[rcpa.edu.au] pneumonia.)[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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