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198 Possible Causes for Drooling, Myasthenia Gravis, Myopathy

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    Here we describe a case of a 45-year-old woman with antibody positive myasthenia gravis since age 16, who then develops treatment-resistant weakness due to genetically proven[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The muscle weakness slowly gets worse and symptoms can include: Delayed development of muscle motor skills Difficulty using one or more muscle groups Drooling Eyelid drooping[mountsinai.org] […] some ultrastructural characteristics with distal myopathy with rimmed vacuoles and hereditary inclusion body myopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    . 3 How common is myasthenia gravis?[bmj.com] […] variety of symptoms, including: Breathing difficulty because of weakness of the chest wall muscles Chewing or swallowing difficulty, causing frequent gagging, choking , or drooling[web.archive.org] We review the relevant literature and discuss the hypothesis of a mitochondrial myopathy as a pathogenic mechanism in MuSK-antibody positive myasthenia gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myasthenic Crisis

    BACKGROUND: Thymectomy is considered the most effective treatment in patients with myasthenia gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She is diaphoretic, cyanotic, and drooling out of the corner of her mouth.[americannursetoday.com] The unusual presentation of our patient contributes to expand the clinical phenotype of PEO1 mutations and reinforces the need to consider mitochondrial myopathy as differential[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Botulism

    Findings that distinguish botulism from myasthenia gravis: nausea/vomiting, poorly reactive pupils, and paralysis of accommodation. [Purvin V, Kawasaki A.[web.archive.org] In the infant, clinical symptoms are usually unspecific such as poor feeding, weak suck, feeble cry, drooling, followed by a symmetric, descending, flaccid paralysis beginning[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the latest anesthetic implications in regards to coexisting diseases, procedures, drugs, and alternative and complementary therapies, including coverage of mitochondrial myopathy[books.google.ro]

  • Cholinergic Crisis

    Abstract Cholinergic crisis has rarely been reported as a complication of myasthenia gravis, wherein it mainly occurs as a result of the improper accumulation of anticholinesterase[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other myopathies - may show fasciculation and elevated creatine kinase (CK). Toxins and drugs - eg, botulinum, organophosphate poisoning.[patient.info] […] rigidity筋硬直、筋硬度 muscle tone筋緊張 muscular atrophy筋萎縮[症] myasthenia gravis (MG)重症筋無力症 myasthenic crisis筋無力症クリーゼ myelitis脊髄炎 myelopathyミエロパチ(シ)ー myoclonusミオクロ[ー]ヌス、筋クロ[ー]ヌス、筋間代 myopathy[tokyo-med.ac.jp]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    KEYWORDS: Acetylcholine receptor antibodies; Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Immunological mechanisms; Myasthenia gravis; Neuromuscular junction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients may notice increase in their saliva and drooling. Insomnia can occur because of difficulty turning in bed, anxiety and depression.[med.unc.edu] Myopathies have similar features but are disorders of the muscle membrane, contractile apparatus, or organelles.[msdmanuals.com]

  • Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    The implications of myasthenia gravis for both the mother and baby are discussed. Copyright  2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Drooling and teeth grinding occur frequently.[mun-h-center.se] KEYWORDS: Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita; Core myopathy; Isodisomy; Prenatally expressed isoform; TTN[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    gravis Spinal muscular atrophy Appointments and Location (804) 828-CHOR (2467) Children's Pavilion - Level 3, Pod B ›› Meet the Team[chrichmond.org] The muscle weakness slowly gets worse and symptoms can include: Delayed development of muscle motor skills Difficulty using one or more muscle groups Drooling Eyelid drooping[nlm.nih.gov] Nemaline myopathy Nemaline myopathy. Clusters of rod bodies. Gomori trichrome. Nemaline myopathy Nemaline myopathy. EM.[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Ptosis

    KEYWORDS: Myasthenia gravis; adjustable ptosis; developing countries; open innovation; ptosis crutch[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ‘Problems from inexpert use are droopy eyelid - a condition called ptosis - or a near-frozen forehead, a lop-sided mouth or drooling.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com] Abstract Sporadic inclusion body myositis is the most commonly acquired type of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy in people aged 50 and above.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Abstract Differentiation of juvenile progressive bulbar palsy from bulbar myasthenia gravis is difficult.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] their mouth. [4] Patients with early cases of PBP have difficulty with pronunciations, particularly lateral consonants (linguals) and velars, and may show problems with drooling[en.wikipedia.org] Distinguishing the Cause of Muscle Weakness: Lower Motor Neuron Dysfunction vs Myopathy* Feature Lower Motor Neuron Dysfunction Myopathy* Distribution of weakness Distal proximal[merckmanuals.com]

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