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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.[] […] syndrome Villaret’s syndrome Hypoglossal canal syndrome, Foramen magnum syndrome, Carotid canal syndrome Clinical features: Features depend on involved nerves: Symptions: Choking[] Symptoms include unilateral flaccid paralysis of the palatal, pharyngeal, and intrinsic laryngeal muscles and the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles.[]

  • Hughling-Jackson Syndrome

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

  • Paralysis

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

  • Hypercapnia

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

  • Hemiplegia

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

  • 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[] If the person is vomiting, stabilize the head and neck, and carefully turn the victim to the side to prevent choking on vomit.[] […] cord paralysis; Tachycardia (11) Spinal Accessory Paralysis of sternocleidomastoid (12) Hypoglossal Ipsilateral tongue deviation and atrophy[]

  • 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[] The patient complains of difficulty in swallowing, choking (particularly with fluids) and hoarseness. The causes of ninth and tenth nerve lesions are given.[] Give the patient a glass of water to see if there is choking or any complaints as it is swallowed.[]

  • 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[] Basilar artery almost choked by atheroma, consistency of a cord. Superior cerebellar artery was not much affected.[] 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[]

  • 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[] 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.[] Hearing loss may also complicate the clinical picture, accompanied by enlarged cervical lymph nodes, facial paralysis, and cephalalgia.[]

  • Thoracic Duct Fistula

    .  Scalenus anterior muscle flap.  Sternocleidomastoid flap.  Pectoralis major flap. 19.  Sclerosing agents – OK 432 or tetracyclines.  Induce inflammatory reaction in[] […] 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[] […] the wound bed.  Intraoperative or postoperatively through drain.  - report of phrenic nerve paralysis  Cynaoacrylate adhesives  Fibrin glue adhesives. 20.  High drain[]

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