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109 Possible Causes for Descending Paralysis, Myasthenia Gravis

  • Botulism

    Clostridium botulinum is known to cause descending paralysis in infants throughout the world.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Differential diagnosis Differential diagnosis includes myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barré syndrome (Miller-Fisher syndrome), Lambert-Eaton syndrome, and foodborne and adult[orpha.net] paralysis and/or other symptoms, and reduce associated treatment costs to states.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paralysis

    descending paralysis , which occurs in conditions such as botulism .[en.wikipedia.org] The most common example of a metabolic disorder in neuromuscular function of unknown cause is myasthenia gravis .[britannica.com] gravis).[msdmanuals.com]

  • 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]

  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    As mentioned earlier, descending paralysis is a characteristic manifestation of Miller Fisher syndrome.[buzzle.com] A provisional diagnosis of ocular myasthenia gravis was made, and anticholinesterase inhibitor therapy was initiated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this case report, we describe a patient with myasthenia gravis (MG) and Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS) overlap.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Clinicians frequently think of the symptoms of botulism in terms of a classic triad: bulbar palsy and descending paralysis, lack of fever, and clear senses and mental status[diki.pl] How many people are affected by myasthenia gravis each year? Who are most affected by myasthenia graivs? Younger women and older men[quizlet.com] Differentiation of juvenile progressive bulbar palsy from bulbar myasthenia gravis is difficult.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Accessory Nerve Palsy

    Related Articles Top 5 Articles From October 2015 An Unusual Case of Descending Paralysis Caused by West Nile Virus Clinicians should consider a diagnosis of West Nile Virus[practicalneurology.com] Examples of neuromuscular disorders include Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Multiple sclerosis Myasthenia gravis Spinal muscular atrophy Many neuromuscular diseases are genetic[icdlist.com] Combined III, IV, VI : stroke, tumours, Wernicke's encephalopathy, aneurysms, MS, myasthenia gravis, meningitis, muscular dystrophy, myotonic dystrophy, cavernous sinus thrombosis[patient.info]

  • Food Poisoning

    Myasthenia gravis - this is a descending paralysis.[atsu.edu] […] weakness and paralysis start 1-4 d after ingestion, followed by constipation.[emedicine.medscape.com] Myasthenia gravis - this is a descending paralysis.[atsu.edu]

  • Clostridium Botulinum

    paralysis of the arms, legs, trunk and breathing muscles (starts in the arms and moves down) With infant botulism , symptoms include constipation, weakness, a weak cry, a[canada.ca] gravis Restless-Legs-Syndrom (RLS) Koordinationsstörungen Friedreich-Ataxie (old) Louis-Bar-Syndrom (old) Morbus Refsum (old) Infektionserkrankungen Borreliose Clostridium[meditricks.de] Because the motor end plate responds to acetylcholine, botulinum toxin ingestion results in hypotonia that manifests as descending symmetric flaccid paralysis and is usually[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    We report a heterozygous I113F mutation in a patient with familial ALS characterized by early and predominant bilateral vocal cord paralysis followed by descending spinal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Myasthenia gravis presenting like guillain-barré syndrome. Case Rep Neurol. 2012 Sep;4(3):137-43. doi: 10.1159/000342448. Epub 2012 Sep 12.[lifeinthefastlane.com] Myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome . Peripheral nerve lesions, particularly due to diabetic neuropathy . Thyrotoxicosis with associated myopathy .[patient.info]

  • Carcinomatous Myopathic Syndrome

    paralysis, normal DTRs, may need respiratory support), Eaton Lambert Syndrome, Psych Diagnosis, Depression, Malnutrition, Electrolyte Abnormalities (Na, K, Mg, Phos, Ca -[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]

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