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974 Possible Causes for Botulism

  • Food Poisoning

    Botulism antitoxin For botulism adults need botulism antitoxin within 72 hours after symptoms are first observed and infants below 1 year need botulism immunoglobulin (BIG[news-medical.net] Call 911 if you see any symptoms of botulism in yourself or a loved one.[webmd.com] Honey should not be given to them to prevent botulism Wild mushrooms, raw sea and shell fish (especially ones exposed to red tides) should not be consumed.[news-medical.net]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Diagnostic testing for botulism has low sensitivity, so we urge pre-emptive treatment if it is clinically suspected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ‡Including, but not limited to, brainstem ischaemia, myasthenia gravis and botulism.[jnnp.bmj.com] , but these disorders can usually be distinguished as follows: Botulism may cause fixed dilated pupils (in 50%) and prominent cranial nerve dysfunction with normal sensation[msdmanuals.com]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Differential Diagnosis Disorders that may cause symptoms similar to MG include botulism Botulism results from Clostridium botulinum infection, which can also block AChR and[mydr.com.au] The clinical spectrum of botulism. Muscle & Nerve 1998; 21:701–710. CrossRef Google Scholar 45. Lindstrom M, Korkeala H. Laboratory diagnostics of botulism.[link.springer.com] Bichat guidelines for the clinical management of botulism and bioterrorism-related botulism. Euro Surveill 2004; 9 (12) — E13–14. . PubMed Google Scholar 47.[link.springer.com]

  • Tick Paralysis

    […] of the eight most common tickborne diseases in the United States (1)--is an acute, ascending, flaccid motor paralysis that can be confused with Guillain-Barre syndrome, botulism[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., Guillain-Barré syndrome or botulism).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With all tests negative, the child's condition was initially mistaken for botulism; however, an engorged tick was later found attached to the head skin.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neuromuscular Junction Disorder

    Infantile Botulism Infantile botulism primarily occurs in infants 2 to 6 months of age.[academlib.com] […] the category of botulism suspected.[academic.oup.com] Botulism. Epidemiology.[ahcmedia.com]

  • Anaerobic Bacterial Infection

    Please update your bookmarks and visit the Botulism website.[cdc.gov] Botulinum (botulism) C.[quizlet.com] These include cellulitis of the site of fetal monitoring, neonatal aspiration pneumonia, bacteremia, conjunctivitis, omphalitis, and infant botulism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

    Keywords Tetanus Rabies Chordoma Botulism Early Tracheotomy These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.[link.springer.com] Myasthenia gravis and botulism can present with bilateral or generalized weakness due to neuromuscular junction disruption.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Botulism

    Botulism is a rare but serious illness caused by a toxin that attacks the body’s nerves.[cdc.gov] Depending upon the route of entry of the bacteria or its toxin, botulism can be divided into several types; namely food-borne botulism, infant botulism, wound botulism, and[symptoma.com] […] clostridium botulinum Intoxication with Clostridium botulinum toxin Wound botulism (subtype) Infant botulism (subtype) Botulism Foodborne botulism (subtype) edit English[wikidata.org]

  • Intestinal Botulism

    , including infant botulism and shaker foal syndrome.[books.google.ro] Diseases in the Intestinal Botulism family: Adult Intestinal Botulism Diseases related to Adult Intestinal Botulism via text searches within MalaCards or GeneCards Suite gene[malacards.org] Compared to foodborne botulism (see this term), the onset is generally gradual and less dramatic.[orpha.net]

  • Wound Botulism

    […] within the gut, in infant botulism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wound botulism should be considered in trauma patients and i.v. drug abusers who present with cranial nerve palsies and descending paresis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There are three main, naturally occurring, epidemiological types of botulism: food-borne, intestinal colonization (infant botulism) and wound botulism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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