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214 Possible Causes for Descending Paralysis, Unable to Close Mouth

  • Botulism

    Clostridium botulinum is known to cause descending paralysis in infants throughout the world.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] paralysis and/or other symptoms, and reduce associated treatment costs to states.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[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]

  • Paralysis

    descending paralysis , which occurs in conditions such as botulism .[en.wikipedia.org] It can be associated with: Guillain–Barré syndrome (another name for this condition is Landry's ascending paralysis ) Tick paralysis [14] Ascending paralysis contrasts with[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Unable to Close Mouth
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Mutations in the TAR-DNA Binding Protein-43 (TDP-43) encoding the TARDBP gene are present in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). TDP-43 is the major component of ubiquitin-positive inclusions in motor neurons in ALS patients. We report here a novel heterozygous missense mutation in TARDBP in an ALS patient[…][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] 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] Botulism is an acute neurologic illness characterized by cranial nerve palsies and descending flaccid paralysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Unable to Close Mouth
  • Chronic Catarrhal Conjunctivitis

    Acute descending paralysis. Modalities.-- Worse , least exertion, especially mental, after sleep, wet weather. A summer or hot weather remedy; patient is worse then.[homeoint.org]

    Missing: Unable to Close Mouth
  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    As mentioned earlier, descending paralysis is a characteristic manifestation of Miller Fisher syndrome.[buzzle.com] Paralysis. ( 29465619 ) Hargis M.J....Howdeshell M. 2018 11 A Case of Miller Fisher Syndrome Mimicking Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome. ( 29709941 ) Oomura M....Matsukawa N. 2018 12[malacards.org] The eye muscles are typically affected first usually presents as a descending paralysis rather than ascending as seen in other forms of Guillain-Barre syndrome anti-GQ1b antibodies[brainscape.com]

    Missing: Unable to Close Mouth
  • 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] Transfer of levator scapulae, rhomboid major, and rhomboid minor for paralysis of the trapezius. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1996 Oct; 78(10): 1534-40.[practicalneurology.com]

    Missing: Unable to Close Mouth
  • Succinylcholine

    Refractory shock from anaphylaxis can occur after induction of general anesthesia. We report two cases of fatal cardiac arrest with increased blood tryptase and immunoglobulin E values after succinylcholine administration. Tryptase and immunoglobulin E assays may help to identify anaphylactic reactions when cardiac[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis
  • Myasthenia Gravis

    We describe two cases of myasthenia gravis (MG) with double seropositivity for acetylcholine receptor (AChR) and low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 4 (LRP4) antibodies (AChR/LRP4-MG) with invasive thymoma. Both cases showed myasthenic weakness, which was restricted to the ocular muscles for 5[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Descending Paralysis

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