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1,693 Possible Causes for Choking, Drooping Soft Palate

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Surgical interventions such as placing a feeding tube may have to be performed if the patient can no longer swallow properly and are at risk of choking.[] Patients display poor articulation, dysphagia, difficulty to choke or incontrollable laughter. Aspiration is likely, leading to increased possibility of pneumonia.[] When the symptoms progress to disability, there is a high risk of choking and aspiration (breathing food or liquids into the lungs), which can lead to severe pneumonia and[]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    NNovember 18, 2004: Dr Malik visits Patient C, who was suffering from motor neurone disease and progressive bulbar palsy, and found she had breathing difficulties and choking[] Individuals are at increased risk of choking and aspiration pneumonia, which is caused by the passage of liquids and food through the vocal folds and into the lower airways[] PBP often leads to choking, pneumonia, and eventually, respiratory failure, which is a major cause of death for those with the disease.[]

  • Corynebacterium Diphtheriae

    Abstract Iron limitation may cause bacterial pathogens to grow more slowly; however, it may also stimulate these microorganisms to produce greater tissue damage, given that many virulence factors are controlled by the iron supply in the environment. The present study investigated the influence of low iron[…][]

  • Jugular Foramen Syndrome

    Neurological examination showed left-sided drooping of the soft palate, absent gag reflex, whispering speech, and atrophy of the left side of the tongue with no fasciculations[] […] syndrome Villaret’s syndrome Hypoglossal canal syndrome, Foramen magnum syndrome, Carotid canal syndrome Clinical features: Features depend on involved nerves: Symptions: Choking[]

  • Panic Attacks

    […] palpitations, chest pain (or chest tightness), sweating, nausea, dizziness (or slight vertigo), hyperventilation, paresthesias (tingling sensations), vomiting, and sensations of choking[] Symptoms may include: racing heart sweating shortness of breath or feelings of choking dizziness feeling numb or tingling sensations fear of going crazy fear of dying queasy[]

    Missing: Drooping Soft Palate
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

    Abstract Hypereosinophilia is a phenomenon which is associated with a broad variety of allergic, infectious, paraneoplastic and systemic diseases. Depending on the aetiology, these disorders differ in severity from self-limiting to life-threatening. Although it is well known that hypereosinophilia can occur in association[…][]

    Missing: Drooping Soft Palate
  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    […] measure of the incidence of dying from AP or choking among patients with stroke.[] Subsequently, 80 % of the participants agreed on the risk indicators dysphagia, choking incident, (history of) tube feeding, neurological disease and cognitive impairment[] In this report, a 40-year-old woman who took liquid propolis for relief of her common cold experienced severe sore throat, dysphagia, and easy choking followed by fever and[]

    Missing: Drooping Soft Palate
  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    Abstract A case of a hereditary sensory autonomic neuropathy (HSAN) with severe medical complications that had been reported as nonprogressive HSAN type II has been followed and treated for a period of 10 years, and is now considered to be progressive HSAN type III, is presented. Current difficulties in the[…][]

    Missing: Drooping Soft Palate
  • Throat Cancer

    “I have a phobia of choking. I’m just doing the best I can, taking it day by day.” And she’s giving her life a healthy overhaul.[] Pain and palliative care specialists develop plans to manage a person's pain, difficulty eating, choking on secretions, and other troublesome symptoms.[]

    Missing: Drooping Soft Palate
  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    Abstract Objective This study was performed to determine whether the efficacy and safety of medical management of uncomplicated peritonsillar abscess (PTA) presenting in the emergency department is equivalent to medical plus surgical therapy. Study Design Case series with chart review. Setting Southern California[…][]

    Missing: Drooping Soft Palate

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