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2,929 Possible Causes for Descending Paralysis, Intracerebral Hematoma, Myasthenia Gravis

  • Botulism

    INTRODUCTION: Clostridium botulinum is known to cause descending paralysis in infants throughout the world.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Findings that distinguish botulism from myasthenia gravis: nausea/vomiting, poorly reactive pupils, and paralysis of accommodation. [Purvin V, Kawasaki A.[web.archive.org] paralysis and/or other symptoms, and reduce associated treatment costs to states.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Intracerebral Hematoma
  • Paralysis

    hemorrhage ) of a major cerebral artery.[britannica.com] It can be associated with: Guillain–Barré syndrome (another name for this condition is Landry's ascending paralysis) Tick paralysisAscending paralysis contrasts with descending[en.wikipedia.org] gravis).[msdmanuals.com]

  • Parinaud Syndrome

    Pontine Syndrome Structures Affected Vestibular Nucleus Seventh Nerve Nucleus PPRF Auditory nerve nuclei Middle cerebral peduncle and hemisphere main sensory nucleus and descending[quizlet.com] gravis, GBS, MFS, and congenital upgaze limitations.[sites.google.com] Guillain Barré syndrome Myasthenia gravis Botulism Hypothyroidism Gradual benign loss of upgaze in senescence .[neurocirugia.com]

  • Tetanus

    This neurotoxin characteristically causes a symmetrical, descending paralysis ( Fig. 18-3 ).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: To investigate the humoral immune response to and safety of a tetanus revaccination in patients with myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition to Guillain-Barre syndrome, the possibility of other diseases such as Miller-Fisher syndrome, a special subtype of Guillain-Barre syndrome, and myasthenia gravis[doi.org]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    AIMS: The study aimed to investigate the potential relationships between Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) and cerebral hemorrhage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For example, in 1986, Ropper described patients who developed rapidly progressive oropharyngeal, neck and shoulder weakness that mimicked the descending paralysis seen in[vdocuments.net] Many neurologists are unfamiliar with PCB, which is often misdiagnosed as brainstem stroke, myasthenia gravis or botulism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neurological Disorder

    These impairments include multifocal and global cerebral ischemia, cerebral hemorrhages, infarctions, optic neuropathy, cerebral atrophy, cognitive impairments, and mood and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Overview Stroke Parkinson’s Disease Benign Essential Tremor (BET) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Myasthenia Gravis (MG) Multiple Scleroris (MS) Spasmodic Dysphonia Key Glossary[voicefoundation.org] gravis, and Guillain-Barré syndrome Functional disorders , such as headache, seizure disorder, dizziness, and neuralgia Degenerative disorders , such as Parkinson disease[hopkinsmedicine.org]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • Carcinomatous Myopathic Syndrome

    […] complications may include Paraneoplastic syndrome, Radiation or drug-induced toxicity, Metabolic encephalopathy, SAH, Subdural hematoma, Intracerebral hemorrhage, Tumor embolus[med-ed.virginia.edu] Sensory neuronopathy Sensorimotor polyneuropathy (AMSAN, CMSAN) Autonomic neuropathy Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) Types of myasthenia gravis (MG) Dermato/Polymyositis[isni.org.il] gravis *The genetic muscular dystophies: Duchenne's fascioscapulohumeral, limb girdle, Becker's, Emery-Dreifuss type, distal, ocular *Myotonic diseases: dystrophia myotonica[itsmyositis.blogspot.com]

  • Ephedrine

    We studied the effect and safety of ephedrine as add-on treatment for patients with myasthenia gravis with acetylcholine receptor antibodies (AChR MG), who do not sufficiently[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] INTRODUCTION: Myasthenia gravis (MG), a rare neuromuscular disease, is often initially treated using acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Review question We reviewed the evidence about the effect of ephedrine in adults and children with myasthenia gravis (MG), neonatal myasthenia and the congenital myasthenic[cochrane.org]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • Wound Botulism

    Wound botulism in 7 heroin 'skin poppers' produced ophthalmoplegia and descending paralysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wound botulism may be underdiagnosed because of confusion with inflammatory neuropathy or myasthenia gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case report and discussion of wound botulism illustrate the following important points: Dysphagia, dysphonia, diplopia, and descending paralysis, in association with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Intracerebral Hematoma
  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    In localized forms, amyloid can be deposited in the brain (hereditary cerebral hemorrhage with amyloidosis of the Icelandic and the Dutch type, and Alzheimer disease), or[medlink.com] Case Report The patient was a 64-year-old woman with a history of myasthenia gravis for 30 years, type 1 diabetes mellitus, and amyloidosis for 4 years.[ajnr.org] The patient was being treated for myasthenia gravis with pyridostigmine (Mestinon) and high-dose steroids and had received plasmapheresis therapy in the past.[ajnr.org]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis

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