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16 Possible Causes for Choking, Sternocleidomastoid Muscle Paralysis

  • Jugular Foramen Syndrome

    […] of the vocal cords and anesthesia of the larynx; and paralysis of the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles.[medicine.academic.ru] […] syndrome Villaret’s syndrome Hypoglossal canal syndrome, Foramen magnum syndrome, Carotid canal syndrome Clinical features: Features depend on involved nerves: Symptions: Choking[learningneurology.com] Symptoms include unilateral flaccid paralysis of the palatal, pharyngeal, and intrinsic laryngeal muscles and the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Hughling-Jackson Syndrome

    Basilar artery almost choked by atheroma, consistency of a cord. Superior cerebellar artery was not much affected.[karger.com] , sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles, and hemiatrophy of tongue.[whonamedit.com] - A dictionary of medical eponyms Related people John Hughlings Jackson Sir Stephen MacKenzie Brain stem syndrome with unilateral paralysis of soft palate, pharynx, larynx[whonamedit.com]

  • Paralysis

    […] portion of the internal and external intercostal muscles, sternocleidomastoid, trapezius).[emedicine.medscape.com] UVFP can also result in choking and breathlessness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They also protect your airway by preventing food, drink and even your saliva from entering your windpipe (trachea) and causing you to choke.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Hypercapnia

    Inspiratory (left) and expiratory phases (right) on a patient with asthmatic crisis using accessory muscles (sternocleidomastoid) with supraclavicular and suprasternal retractions[xlung.net] sickness, and otic or paranasal sinus barotrauma.[doi.org] (left) shows the presence of intercostal retraction and video 2 (right) shows paradoxical respiratory movement due to diaphragm paralysis. Both patients had ARF.[xlung.net]

  • Hemiplegia

    […] portion of the internal and external intercostal muscles, sternocleidomastoid, trapezius).[emedicine.medscape.com] Loss of oxygen to the brain due to choking or anaphylactic shock. Brain cancers.[spinalcord.com] In bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis, accessory muscles assume some or all of the work of breathing by contracting more intensely.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Basilar Skull Fracture

    Spinal accessory nerve injury results in paralysis of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and weakness of the trapezius muscle; the result is weakness in contralateral head rotation[skullbaseinstitute.com] If the person is vomiting, stabilize the head and neck, and carefully turn the victim to the side to prevent choking on vomit.[nlm.nih.gov] […] cord paralysis; Tachycardia (11) Spinal Accessory Paralysis of sternocleidomastoid (12) Hypoglossal Ipsilateral tongue deviation and atrophy[skullbaseinstitute.com]

  • Glossopharyngeal Palsy

    […] of vocal cords and palate ( CN X ) Impaired head turning and shoulder elevation: weakness of the trapezius muscle and sternocleidomastoid ( CN XI ) Cavernous sinus syndrome[amboss.com] The patient complains of difficulty in swallowing, choking (particularly with fluids) and hoarseness. The causes of ninth and tenth nerve lesions are given.[medassignments.com] Give the patient a glass of water to see if there is choking or any complaints as it is swallowed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndrome Type 2

    - A dictionary of medical eponyms Related people Adolf Schmidt A syndrome of unilateral and ipsilateral paralysis of the soft palate, vocal cord, sternocleidomastoid muscle[whonamedit.com] Basilar artery almost choked by atheroma, consistency of a cord. Superior cerebellar artery was not much affected.[karger.com] A patient with Schmidt syndrome due to idiopathic accessory neuropathy has had paralysis of soft palate and larynx as well as trapezius and sternocleidomastoid muscles, reflecting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bezold's Abscess

    Clinically, patients with retropharyngeal space infection often present with fever, neck pain, sore throat and neck mass. 7 The patients may also complain of a choking feeling[appliedradiology.com] Neck pain is frequent and in some cases, a mass can be palpated or seen either on the chin, or at some part of the course of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.[symptoma.com] Hearing loss may also complicate the clinical picture, accompanied by enlarged cervical lymph nodes, facial paralysis, and cephalalgia.[symptoma.com]

  • Thoracic Duct Fistula

    .  Scalenus anterior muscle flap.  Sternocleidomastoid flap.  Pectoralis major flap. 19.  Sclerosing agents – OK 432 or tetracyclines.  Induce inflammatory reaction in[slideshare.net] […] therapy for unrelated head and neck cancer, TGD may enlarge and undergo cystic transformation ( AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2009;30:800 ) Lingual TGD cyst may cause dysphagia, choking[pathologyoutlines.com] […] the wound bed.  Intraoperative or postoperatively through drain.  - report of phrenic nerve paralysis  Cynaoacrylate adhesives  Fibrin glue adhesives. 20.  High drain[slideshare.net]

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