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215 Possible Causes for Drooling, Torticollis

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

    The combination of a parapharyngeal abscess and torticollis in an adult, due to a spastic contraction of the sterno-cleido-mastoid muscle is an extremely rare condition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] with drooling Differential Phlegmon (no other real differential in the context of fever and drooling) Discussion In young children, infection may spread to the parapharyngeal[mirc.luriechildrens.org] Torticollis and fever were present in all the patients. The mean length of hospital stay was 7 days. There were no complications associated.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Retropharyngeal Abscess

    Here we report a rare case of retropharyngeal abscess with a complication of torticollis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Snap Shot A 5-year-old boy presents to the ED with fever, neck pain, drooling and a muffled voice.[step2.medbullets.com] Other important observations may be made such as drooling, dyspnea, torticollis, and neck swelling/mass.[online.epocrates.com]

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    Trismus: inability to open the mouth due to muscle inflammation and spasm of the masticator muscle Caused by irritation and reflex spasm of the Internal Pterygoid muscle Torticollis[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] Children younger than 5 years who present with poor oral intake, high fever, drooling, and trismus should be suspected of having a peritonsillar abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Torticollis may be present. There is unilateral bulging, usually above and lateral to one of the tonsils; occasionally the bulging is inferiorly.[patient.info]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    Adolescent onset – age 13 to 20 Adult onset – older than age 20 Focal dystonia is limited to one area of the body and can affect the neck (cervical dystonia or spasmodic torticollis[aans.org] […] that often starts in the hands or fingers when they are relaxed Other symptoms include erectile dysfunction, dizziness, blurred vision or fainting, excessive sweating and drooling[express.co.uk]

  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation Type 1

    Clinical manifestations of types I-III include TORTICOLLIS ; opisthotonus; HEADACHE ; VERTIGO ; VOCAL CORD PARALYSIS ; APNEA ; NYSTAGMUS, CONGENITAL ; swallowing difficulties[hon.ch] It is helpful for children who experience gagging or excessive drooling. A sleep study.[cincinnatichildrens.org] Infants may have symptoms from any type of CM and may have difficulty swallowing, irritability when being fed, excessive drooling, a weak cry, gagging or vomiting, arm weakness[tmfhc.org]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    Trismus: inability to open the mouth due to muscle inflammation and spasm of the masticator muscle Caused by irritation and reflex spasm of the Internal Pterygoid muscle Torticollis[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] Symptoms include difficulty swallowing, drooling, facial/neck swelling, fever, muffled voice, fever, tender glands, severe sore throat, and difficulty opening the mouth.[healthresearchfunding.org] Torticollis may be present. There is unilateral bulging, usually above and lateral to one of the tonsils; occasionally the bulging is inferiorly.[patient.info]

  • Torticollis

    There are no racial predilection to the prevalence of torticollis.[symptoma.com] Patients with respiratory compromise, stridor, or drooling should have emergent evaluation and management.[emedicine.com] Torticollis needs to be treated immediately if accompanied by fevers, drooling, high-pitched breathing, vomiting, unsteady gait, or headaches.[columbiadoctors.org]

  • Phenothiazine Poisoning

    […] the extrapyramidal reaction, the clinical can be seen in the following three categories: tremor paralysis syndrome; sit still (akathisia); acute tension disorders such as torticollis[healthfrom.com] AIRWAYS AND LUNGS No breathing Rapid breathing Shallow breathing BLADDER AND KIDNEYS Cannot urinate EYES, EARS, NOSE, MOUTH, AND THROAT Blurred vision Congested nose Drooling[medlineplus.gov] […] breathing Rapid breathing Shallow breathing Bladder and kidneys: Retention of urine (unable to empty bladder) Eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and throat: Blurred vision Congested nose Drooling[indiatoday.intoday.in]

  • Spasmodic Torticollis

    When other conditions lead to spasmodic torticollis, it is said that the spasmodic torticollis is secondary.[en.wikipedia.org] Patients with respiratory compromise, stridor, or drooling should have emergent evaluation and management.[emedicine.com] Patients typically present with neck discomfort, fever, stridor, dysphagia, drooling, odynophagia, and respiratory distress.[emedicine.com]

  • Congenital Torticollis

    The incidence of congenital torticollis in association with plagiocephaly is 1 in 300 newborns, with the torticollis resulting from pathologically sustained contraction of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] days History of awkward position e.g. recent flight, different sleeping arrangement History of trauma, even minor Infective symptoms: fever (see febrile child), increased drooling[rch.org.au] When trauma is suspected, immediately immobilize the c-spine Emergent treatment is necessary for patients with torticollis, stridor and drooling, as these patients may have[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

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