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    88 Possible Causes for Descending Paralysis in USA

    • Botulism
      Descending Paralysis

      paralysis (3) bilateral symptoms (4) no fever (5) clear sensorium (6) lack of sensory findings Food-borne toxin absorbed from small intestine home-canned fruit and vegetable[lifeinthefastlane.com] […] food-borne botulism wound botulism infant intestinal botulism adult intestinal botulism inhalational botulism iatrogenic botulism CLINICAL FEATURES (1) cranial neuropathies (2) descending[lifeinthefastlane.com] paralysis These are all symptoms of muscle paralysis caused by the bacterial toxin.[tbdhu.com]

    • Blepharoptosis

      [tbdhu.com] Blepharoptosis Disease Blepharoptosis descending paralysis Heroin Dependence Blepharoptosis descending paralysis Subdural Hematoma Blepharoptosis descending paralysis[symptoma.com] paralysis Graves Disease Blepharoptosis descending paralysis Heroin Dependence Blepharoptosis descending paralysis Signup for free for more results[symptoma.com] paralysis Transient Ischemic Attack Blepharoptosis descending paralysis Conjunctivitis Blepharoptosis descending paralysis Oculomotor Nerve Paralysis Blepharoptosis Equal[symptoma.com]

    • Peripheral Motor Neuropathy

      Peripheral Motor Neuropathy Peripheral Motor Neuropathy descending paralysis Corynebacterium Diphtheriae Peripheral Motor Neuropathy descending paralysis Signup for free for[symptoma.com] Polyneuropathy Peripheral Motor Neuropathy descending paralysis Acute Intermittent Porphyria Peripheral Motor Neuropathy descending paralysis motor neuropathy .[symptoma.com] [novusbio.com] Porphyria Peripheral Motor Neuropathy descending paralysis Dapsone Peripheral Motor Neuropathy descending paralysis Other systemic effects include methemoglobinemia[symptoma.com]

    • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

      paralysis Meningism Bulbar Poliomyelitis descending paralysis Poliomyelitis Bulbar Poliomyelitis descending paralysis Wasserstrom R, Mamaorian AC, McGary CT, Miller B (1992[symptoma.com] paralysis Vaccine-associated Paralytic Poliomyelitis Bulbar Poliomyelitis descending paralysis Mortality is higher in adults than in children and with bulbar poliomyelitis[symptoma.com] [forbes.com] Bulbar Poliomyelitis descending paralysis Bulbar Poliomyelitis is triggered by the following process: infectious.[symptoma.com]

    • Inhalational Botulism

      Recognition of the clinical presentation characterized by bulbar palsies and descending paralysis in the absence of sensory or central nervous systems symptoms is key to making[ohsu.pure.elsevier.com] Patients will present with cranial nerve palsies (diplopia, drooping eyelids, trouble swallowing or speaking), descending paralysis leading eventually to respiratory muscle[disastermedicine.wordpress.com] paralysis, and diaphragmatic paralysis.[disastermedicine.wordpress.com]

    • Infantile Botulism

      paralysis respiratory arrest Evaluation Diagnosis is based primarily on clinical observation and patient history based on acute onset of flaccid descending paralysis with[medbullets.com] Symptoms constipation weak cry loss of head control "floppy baby" facial paralysis secretion-pooling in cheeks decreased gag reflex sagging eyelids Physical exam ptosis descending[medbullets.com] paralysis (3) bilateral symptoms (4) no fever (5) clear sensorium (6) lack of sensory findings Food-borne toxin absorbed from small intestine home-canned fruit and vegetable[lifeinthefastlane.com]

    • Bencze Syndrome

      […] immunodeficiency, short extremities Ascites, Hepatomegaly, Pruritus Obstipation, descending paralysis knee pain, plantar fasciitis, relapsing polychondritis descending paralysis[symptoma.com] Hydrocephalus, paresthesia of the upper extremity, pyramidal tract signs Hydrocephalus, pyramidal tract signs, spastic paralysis Anisopoikilocytosis, leukocytes decreased descending[symptoma.com] paralysis, respiratory muscle paralysis easy bruising, fibrinogen decreased, subconjunctival hemorrhage, vitreous floaters Hydrocephalus, esophageal atresia, severe combined[symptoma.com]

    • Poisoning due to Boomslang Venom

      paralysis . … Presumptive diagnosis of botulism is made by the presence of a rapidly descending paralysis . … A differential diagnosis should include: Guillain-Barré syndrome[symptoma.com] […] speaking, slurred speech Ataxia, incoordination, sometimes mistaken for drunkenness Focal or general motor deficit, paralysis [8] Food Poisoning Myasthenia gravis - this is a descending[symptoma.com] This is followed by progressive, descending paralysis, and finally respiratory failure.[cmej.org.za]

    • Extrapulmonary Alveolar Hypoventilation

      […] alveolar hypoventilation Obesity Extrapulmonary [symptoma.com] Alveolar Hypoventilation tongue paralysis decreased jaw [symptoma.com] Viral Meningitis Bulbar Poliomyelitis descending[symptoma.com] […] botulism, with manifestations that [emedicine.medscape.com] […] dysarthria, dysphagia, and/or suppressed gag reflex Additional neurologic manifestations include symmetrical descending[symptoma.com] paralysis Meningism Bulbar Poliomyelitis descending [symptoma.com] Extrapulmonary Alveolar Hypoventilation Alveolar Hypoventilation tongue paralysis decreased jaw reflex[symptoma.com]

    • Wound Botulism

      Clinical features Neurological symptoms Descending paralysis Peripheral flaccid muscle paralysis that descends caudally Typically begins in frequently used muscles Pupils:[amboss.com] paralysis as with botulism) The differential diagnoses listed here are not exhaustive.[amboss.com] BIG-IV) Prevention : avoid honey during the first year of life Wound Botulism Differential diagnoses Guillain-Barré syndrome : : associated with ascending paralysis (not descending[amboss.com]

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