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27 Possible Causes for Drooping Soft Palate

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 335.22 Progressive bulbar palsy 2015 Billable Thru Sept 30/2015 Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015 ICD-9-CM 335.22 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 335.22 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before[…][]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Pseudobulbar palsy is a medical condition characterized by the inability to control facial movements (such as chewing and speaking) and caused by a variety of neurological disorders. Patients experience difficulty chewing and swallowing, have increased reflexes and spasticity in tongue and the bulbar region, and[…][]

  • Congenital Velopharyngeal Incompetence

    […] lift prosthesis may provide myofunctional therapeutic advantages, the patient acceptance, especially those having long standing drooped soft palate, is usually low.[] […] tissues Disorder of palate Disorder of uvula of palate Drooping of soft palate Drug-induced oral condition Drug-induced oral ulceration Edema of oral soft tissues Edema of[] A low drooping soft palate would present a greater difficulty in lifting as compared to a more horizontal palate. 14 Muscular activity of palatal, pharyngeal and glossopharyngeal[]

  • Brain Stem Infarction

    Sensory disturbance in the soft palate. The Horner's syndrome is seen in this syndrome: a drooping eyelid and a pupil is smaller.[]

  • Herpes Zoster Oticus

    We could see the drooping of right soft palate and the tongue was deviated to the right side when the patient stuck out his tongue.[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Lower Motor Neuron Disease with Childhood Onset

    Patients might complain of intermittent gagging sensations caused by muscle weakness with drooping of the soft palate.[]

  • Corynebacterium Diphtheriae

    NZOR Identifier: 61f968e1-b5fd-40b3-a887-a0737a4c160d Scientific Name Authority (Kruse 1886) Lehmann & Neumann Rank species Year 1896 Governing Code ICNB Is Recombination Yes Taxon Concept NZOR Concept Id 8a8d8e3a-f8e0-454b-8a5a-370adc14f0c8 According to NZIB (2012-) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Name[…][]

  • Vestibulocochlear Nerve Disease

    CN X: Injury can lead to ipsilateral drooping of soft-palate with uvular deviation towards the affected side and may present with dysphagia, dysphonia and decreased gag reflex[]

  • Turner Syndrome

    Other features may include a small lower jaw (micrognathia), cubitus valgus,[14] soft upturned nails, palmar crease, and drooping eyelids.[] Less common are pigmented moles, hearing loss, and a high-arch palate (narrow maxilla).[]

  • Micrognathism

    Symptoms vary among patients, but other characteristics include a soft, high pitched voice; partial webbing of fingers and toes; palate deformations; genital abnormalities[] […] growth retardation and a characteristic facial appearance (small, round, triangular shaped with a pointed, receding chin, a broad, wide-tipped nose, and wide-set eyes with drooping[]

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