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28 Possible Causes for Descending Paralysis, Oculomotor Nerve Paralysis

  • Botulism

    Clostridium botulinum is known to cause descending paralysis in infants throughout the world.[] paralysis and/or other symptoms, and reduce associated treatment costs to states.[] A 47-year-old white woman and her 51-year-old white husband presented with paralysis of multiple cranial nerves and rapidly descending paralysis approximately 72 hours after[]

  • Paralysis

    Syn. oculomotor paralysis.[] descending paralysis , which occurs in conditions such as botulism .[] See abnormal head posture ; trochlear nerve ; paralytic strabismus . oculomotor paralysis See paralysis of the third nerve . paralysis of the sixth nerve A condition characterized[]

  • Ophthalmoplegic Migraine

    These visual problems result because of the temporary partial or complete paralysis of the muscles controlled by the oculomotor nerve.[] […] tract (6) Dysphagia, hoarseness, paralysis of vocal cord, diminished gag reflex Issuing fibers ninth and tenth nerves (7) Loss of taste (rare) Nucleus and tractus solitarius[] Symptoms Symptoms include: • Headache that is like a migraine • Sometimes the headache is absent • Cranial neuropathy involving the oculomotor nerves, resulting in paralysis[]

  • Brain Stem Infarction

    Clinical features specific to the ischemic involvement of the different regions of the brainstem are: Midbrain: ipsilateral oculomotor (3rd cranial nerve) paralysis with contralateral[] […] nucleus) Dysarthria Dysphagia Paralysis of the pharynx, palate, and vocal cord Loss of taste from the posterior third of the tongue (nuclei or fibers of CN IX and X) Contralateral[] nerve palsy resulting in loss of voluntary eye movements.[]

  • Deafness - Opticoacoustic Nerve Atrophy - Dementia Syndrome

    - Occipital Lobe - Ocular Motility Disorders - Oculocerebrorenal Syndrome - Oculomotor Nerve - Oculomotor Nerve Paralysis - Olfactory Bulb - Olfactory Nerve - Olfactory Pathways[] Ipsilateral Horner's syndrome is present due to compromise of the descending oculosympathetic fibers.[] Niemann-Pick Disease - Nissl Bodies - Nociceptors - Nodose Ganglion - Nonchromaffin Paraganglia - Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus - Nucleus Accumbens - Nystagmus - Obturator Nerve[]

  • Nothnagel's Syndrome

    […] cranial nerve third or oculomotor • Neuritis oculomotor • Nothnagel's syndrome • Paralysis, paralytic nerve third or oculomotor total • Paralysis, paralytic oculomotor total[] […] dorsal midbrain (vertical gaze center) A stroke in the caudal pons at the level of the facial nucleus might produce: -(CN VII): ipsilateral LMN facial paralysis -(descending[] Paralysis of soft palate and vocal cords (lesion in n. Ambigus, n. Vagi) on same side as that of the lesion. 2.[]

  • Benedict Syndrome

    Moebius' disease refers to the migraine accompanied by paralysis of the oculomotor nerves.[] Descending motor fibres (but most are ventral to the lesion). Ipsilateral lower motor neuron facial paralysis.[] Pontine Syndrome Structures Affected Vestibular Nucleus Seventh Nerve Nucleus PPRF Auditory nerve nuclei Middle cerebral peduncle and hemisphere main sensory nucleus and descending[]

  • Basilar Artery Thrombosis

    Symptoms of cranial nerve dysfunction, including deafness, peripheral paresis of the facial nerve, abducens paresis, paralysis of the oculomotor nerve, are essential for establishing[] Horner's syndrome from damage to descending sympathetic fibres. Reduced corneal reflex from descending spinal tract damage. Nystagmus. Hypacusis. Dysarthria. Dysphagia.[] […] of face, arm, and leg Corticobulbar and corticospinal tract descending in crus cerebri 2.[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    This provides a clear link to the clinical presentation of MFS because the GQ1b ganglioside is found predominantly in human oculomotor nerves.[] paralysis) Heavy metal intoxication (confusion, psychosis, organic brain syndrome) Hypophosphatemia (irritable, apprehensive, hyperventilation, normal cerebrospinal fluid[] For example, in 1986, Ropper described patients who developed rapidly progressive oropharyngeal, neck and shoulder weakness that mimicked the descending paralysis seen in[]

  • Foville Syndrome

    […] of Upgaze, Convergance Retraction Nystagmus, Lid Retration, Near light Dissociation Weber Syndrome Cranial Nerves Oculomotor palsey with crossed hemiplegia Vascular Occlusion[] paralysis, proceeding in the reverse order of the more common form of GBS.[1] It usually affects the eye muscles first and presents with the triad of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia[] Symptoms are caused by complete or partial cut of the oculomotor nerve.[]

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