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36 Possible Causes for Descending Paralysis, Soft Palate 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[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    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 weak ness that mimicked the descending paralysis seen in[] For example, a relatively symmetric, ascending deficit suggests Guillain---Barré syndrome (GBS), while a descending paralysis raises suspicion of botulism.5 Some patients will[]

  • Accessory Nerve Palsy

    Paralysis of the soft palate leading to ipsilateral drooping and the deviation of the uvula away from the side of the lesion.[] Tepper, MD, FAHS 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[] Vagus nerve lesion (X) Etiology Trauma Diabetes Inflammation Clinical features Flaccid paralysis of the soft palate nasal speech and deviation of the uvula away from the lesion[]

  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    , weakness, bilateral elevation of the soft palate with no muscular atrophy or muscle tone alteration, universal areflexia, preserved sensitivity, and ataxic gait.[] As mentioned earlier, descending paralysis is a characteristic manifestation of Miller Fisher syndrome.[] paralysis Diplopia Numbness Dizziness Ophthalmoplegia more related diseases...»[]

  • Diphtheritic Neuropathy

    Paralysis of a soft palate, disturbance of sensitivity in a throat, decrease in a gag reflex develop on 3 — the 4th week from the beginning of a disease.[] Paralysis was ascending (33%, n 5), descending (27%, n 4), or uncertain (40%, n 6). It was most often symmetric (93%, n 14).[] At diphtheritic polyneuropathy first of all cranial nerves are surprised, then paralysis of a soft palate, violation of sensitivity of a throat follows, paralysis of her muscles[]

  • Tapia's Syndrome

    Examination revealed paralysis of the soft palate, vocal cords and tongue ipsilaterally.[] Wallenberg's syndrome — Zakharchenko: on the party of defeat — symptoms of involvement in process of nucl. ambiguus (paralysis of a soft palate and phonatory band), the descending[] paralysis of the larynx and tongue with or without paralysis of the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius, sparing the soft palate) [ 5 ], and Avellis’s syndrome (ipsilateral[]

  • Brain Stem Infarction

    Soft palate paralysis, disturbed sensorium, need of special treatment measures (feeding by gastric tube intravenous infusions, etc.) during the acute phase, abnormalities[] […] 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[] […] of soft palate and vocal cord and contralateral hemianesthesia Infarct or Tumor Jackson Medulla Tegmentum X,XII Corticospinal Avellis plus ipsilateral tongue Infarct or Tumor[]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    Tongue, soft palate, vocal cord, sternocleidomastoid paralysis (ipsilateral). Contralateral loss of pain and temperature sensation elsewhere.[] Horner's syndrome from damage to descending sympathetic fibres. Reduced corneal reflex from descending spinal tract damage. Nystagmus. Hypacusis. Dysarthria. Dysphagia.[] Paralysis of palate, pharynx and vocal cord. Loss of taste in the posterior third of the tongue.[]

  • Parinaud Syndrome

    […] of soft palate and vocal cord and contralateral hemianesthesia Jackson Syndrome Cranial Nerves Paralysis of soft palate, vocal cord, contralateral hemianesthesia and ipsilateral[] Ipsilateral paralysis of the soft palate and larynx 2. Ipsilateral loss of the gag reflex C. The accessory nerve (CN XI). Damage results in: 1.[] Pontine Syndrome Structures Affected Vestibular Nucleus Seventh Nerve Nucleus PPRF Auditory nerve nuclei Middle cerebral peduncle and hemisphere main sensory nucleus and descending[]

  • Syringobulbia

    In patients with siringobulbia occurs the soft palate and vocal cords paralysis, dysarthria, nystagmus, dizziness, tongue atrophy and Horner's syndrome.[] […] may involve descending hypothalamic fibers to preganglionic sympathetic neurons of T1-T4 Horner's syndrome Associated conditions Arnold-Chiari malformation spinal trauma[] […] and muscle atrophy Descending hypothalamic fibers in T1 to T4 cord segments Horner syndrome Posterior column (advanced disease) loss of position sense and vibration sense[]

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