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728 Possible Causes for Average Intelligence, EMG Shows Neurogenic Abnormalities, Facial Muscle Weakness and Progressive Atrophy

  • 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] The brain is not affected, and they have been tested to have at least average to above average intelligence.[smasupport.com] 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]

  • 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] The brain is not affected, and they have been tested to have at least average to above average intelligence.[smasupport.com] Patients with SMA often have above-average intelligence quotients (IQs) and demonstrate high degrees of intelligence.[ispub.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] The brain is not affected, and they have been tested to have at least average to above average intelligence.[smasupport.com] Patients with SMA often have above-average intelligence quotients (IQs) and demonstrate high degrees of intelligence.[ispub.com]

  • 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] ) Males symptomatic; slowly progressive bulbar and limb weakness Family history; fasciculations of facial muscles; gynaecomastia; proximal symmetrical weakness in addition[doi.org]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (involved with swallowing), weak jaw and facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[web.archive.org] Progressive bulbar palsy , also called progressive bulbar atrophy, involves the brain stem—the bulb-shaped region containing lower motor neurons needed for swallowing, speaking[ninds.nih.gov] Progressive bulbar palsy, also called progressive bulbar atrophy, involves the brain stem—the bulb-shaped region containing lower motor neurons needed for swallowing, speaking[web.archive.org]

    Missing: EMG Shows Neurogenic Abnormalities
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    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] The brain is not affected, and they have been tested to have at least average to above average intelligence.[smasupport.com] It was hypothesised that their intelligence is comparable to controls, but not above average as previously postulated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: EMG Shows Neurogenic Abnormalities
  • Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    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] The brain is not affected, and they have been tested to have at least average to above average intelligence.[smasupport.com] Bulbar muscular atrophy affects the bulbar and facial muscles with motor neurone loss in the brainstem. [ 1 ] The spinal muscular atrophies (SMAs) are a spectrum of genetically[patient.info]

    Missing: EMG Shows Neurogenic Abnormalities
  • 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] Bulbar muscular atrophy affects the bulbar and facial muscles with motor neurone loss in the brainstem. [ 1 ] The spinal muscular atrophies (SMAs) are a spectrum of genetically[patient.info] They all result in progressive lower motor neurone weakness. The gene defect is on chromosome 5q and the implicated gene is called survival motor neurone gene 1 (SMN1).[patient.info]

    Missing: Average Intelligence
  • Fingerprint Body Myopathy

    The EMG shows firing of motor units, reflecting an origin from spontaneous neural discharge.[basicmedicalkey.com] Within few years the disease progressed to generalized muscle weakness and atrophy, ptosis, ophthalmoplegia externa and areflexia.[scipers.com] Intellectual impairment in Duchenne dystrophy is common; the average intelligence quotient (IQ) is 1 standard deviation (SD) below the mean.[basicmedicalkey.com]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Background: The seed powder of the leguminous plant, Mucuna pruriens has long been used in traditional Ayurvedic Indian medicine for diseases including parkinsonism. We have assessed the clinical effects and levodopa (L-dopa) pharmacokinetics following two different doses of mucuna preparation and compared them[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: EMG Shows Neurogenic Abnormalities Facial Muscle Weakness and Progressive Atrophy