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2,839 Possible Causes for Descending Paralysis, Myasthenia Gravis, Patient Appears Acutely Ill

  • 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]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    In cases where muscle weakness persists after the acute phase of the illness, patients may require rehabilitation services to strengthen their muscles and restore movement[who.int] 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]

  • Tick Paralysis

    […] that the acute ascending or rare descending type of paralysis originally described by Landry is simply a form of poliomyelitis, whereas others contend that Landry's paralysis[annals.org] gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Botulism causes a descending neuromuscular paralysis with a preserved sensorium and ophthalmoplegia, and poliomyelitis has been nearly eradicated by vaccination worldwide[dx.doi.org]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Precautions Before taking Cipro discuss with your doctor if you suffer form any kidney or liver disease, myasthenia gravis, joint problems, diabetes, a history of seizures[corpohs.com] gravis inherent resistance in Gram-positive bacteria, anaerobes, Proteeae, S erratia spp., Providencia spp. salvage therapy for infection with resistant ESBL-producing organisms[doi.org] 15 000–25 000 units/kg iv q8h if cUTI and bacteraemia caused by susceptible Gram-negative bacteria resistant to other agents treatment option in severe penicillin allergy Myasthenia[doi.org]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Physical examination revealed areflexic motor paralysis, with mild to moderate sensory disturbance.[dx.doi.org] Over the next several days, he developed descending muscle weakness involving the upper and lower extremities.[dx.doi.org]

    Missing: Myasthenia Gravis
  • Appendicitis

    gravis in children Patent ductus arteriosis Pectus carinatum Pectus excavatum Pulmonary sequestration Slipping rib syndrome Thoracoscopic lung biopsy Thoracoscopic thymectomy[phoenixchildrens.org] Diaphragm (phrenic nerve) pacing Diaphragmatic eventration Empyema of the chest Esophageal atresia Esophageal stricture Gynecomastia Lung lesions (CPAMs) Mediastinal masses Myasthenia[phoenixchildrens.org]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    This article has no abstract; the first 100 words appear below. Acute pharyngitis is one of the most common illnesses for which patients visit primary care physicians.[doi.org]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis Myasthenia Gravis
  • Meningitis

    Ellis RJSwenson MRBajorek J Aseptic meningitis as a complication of intravenous immunoglobulin therapy for myasthenia gravis.[doi.org] Meiner ZBen-Hur TRiver YReches A Aseptic meningitis as complication of intravenous immunoglobulin therapy for myasthenia gravis.[doi.org]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • Infantile Botulism

    Note that, in many cases, descending paralysis may be absent.[symptoma.com] gravis and other myoneural disorders 2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A48.51 : Botulism (foodborne[icd10data.com] gravis Once definite evidence of botulism is found with laboratory tests, usually no additional testing is needed.[drugs.com]

  • Conversion Disorder

    Some common misdiagnoses include: Lupus Stroke Injury to the spinal cord HIV Multiple sclerosis Parkinson’s disease Epilepsy Myasthenia gravis (a disorder characterized by[luxury.rehabs.com] Pathologic conditions that can look like conversion include brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, basal ganglia disease, optic neuritis, Guillain-Barre, Creutzfeldt-Jakob[journalofethics.ama-assn.org]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis

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