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2,661 Possible Causes for Descending Paralysis, Myasthenia Gravis, Unable to Close Mouth

  • Botulism

    Clostridium botulinum is known to cause descending paralysis in infants throughout the world.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physicians must be careful when diagnosing botulism because it may cause symptoms similar to diseases such as Guillain-Barré syndrome, myasthenia gravis, Lambert-Eaton syndrome[aanem.org] paralysis and/or other symptoms, and reduce associated treatment costs to states.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    In its nontherapeutic form, the toxin is produced by bacteria and can cause a paralysis that starts with the muscles of the face and throat and descends over the rest of the[verywell.com] What Is Myasthenia Gravis? Myasthenia gravis is a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily.[webmd.com] To assess the treatment effects of rituximab in a population of patients with myasthenia gravis and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder.[symptoma.com] GRAVIS , MG , myasthenia gravis (diagnosis) , myasthenia gravis , Myasthenia gravis paralytica , Myasthenia gravis NOS , Myasthenia Gravis [Disease/Finding] , myasthenia[fpnotebook.com] This is a very specific test for myasthenia gravis and helps confirm the diagnosis.[symptoma.com]

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  • 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]

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  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    The aim was to examine potential joint disease mechanisms for myasthenia gravis (MG) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) through the examination of long-term patient cohorts[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We herein investigated the clinical features of three patients with anti-muscle-specific tyrosine kinase (MuSK) antibody-positive myasthenia gravis (MG), which was initially[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Recent studies suggested that antibody to low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 4 (LRP4) was a pathogenic agent of myasthenia gravis (MG), and it was also detected[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    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]

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  • 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]

    Missing: Unable to Close Mouth
  • Succinylcholine

    Eisenkraft Anesthetic implications of myasthenia gravis Mt Sinai J Med, 69 (2002), pp. 31–37 Dillon FX.[sinaiem.org] The abnormal sensitivity to relaxants is compared with observations reported in patients with myasthenia gravis and hemiparesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] gravis Adult: 0.6 mg/kg IV, IO (range 0.3-1.1 mg/kg) 3-4 mg/kg IM (max dose 150mg) Pediactric: Adolescents and older children: 1 mg/kg IV, IO Small children and infants 2mg[quizlet.com]

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  • Myasthenic Crisis

    gravis and other myoneural disorders 2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code Myasthenia gravis and other myoneural disorders Approximate Synonyms Myasthenia gravis[icd10data.com] Engel Oxford University Press , 03.04.2012 - 304 Seiten 0 Rezensionen Myasthenia Gravis and Myasthenic Disorders, Second Edition is a thoroughly re-written and updated version[books.google.com] Thymectomy is considered the most effective treatment in patients with myasthenia gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • 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.[uic.pure.elsevier.com]

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