483 Possible Causes for Dysarthria, Dysphonia, or Cough Precede Onset of Ataxia

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    […] findings for these patients include: papilledema (an indicator of hydrocephalus due to blockage of cerebrospinal fluid flow by the Arnold-Chiari malformation), facial weakness, dysphonia[dynamicchiropractic.com] In Arnold-Chiari malformation type I and II, symptom onset is delayed until about the third decade 4 .[f1000research.com] Neurologic examination showed nistagmus, tongue twitching, dysarthria, dizziness, walking ataxia, severe dysphagia and persistent bilateral abductor vocal cord paralysis.[mrmjournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Bulbar ALS also causes a variety of speech problems, such as dysarthria (articulation) and dysphonia (volume).[aafp.org] Patients with bulbar onset ALS usually present with dysarthria and dysphagia for solids or liquids.[orpha.net] Most people with ALS die from respiratory failure, usually within 3 to 5 years from the onset of symptoms.[patients.aan.com]

  • Cannabis Abuse

    Amnesia, balance disorder, disturbance in attention, dysarthria, dysgeusia, lethargy, memory impairment somnolence. Blurred vision. Vertigo.[patient.info] Evidence that the symptoms are better accounted for by an anxiety disorder that is not substance induced might include the following: The symptoms precede the onset of the[emedicine.medscape.com] Marijuana use begun between ages 15 and 18 was associated with a heightened risk for schizophreniform disorder, but only if preceded by psychotic experiences at 11 years of[primarypsychiatry.com]

  • Opiate

    […] feeding dehydration vomiting seizures It’s important to remember that different drugs remain in your system for different lengths of time and this can affect withdrawal onset[healthline.com] These drugs can impact the body in several ways: Opioids may affect the brainstem, which controls functions like breathing and heartbeat, by slowing breathing or reducing coughing[healthline.com]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    In many cases other cranial nerves may also be involved, with the possibilities of coexistent dysphagia and dysarthria.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] The ataxia is produced by peripheral sensory nerve dysfunction and not by cerebellar injury. Facial weakness and sensory loss may also occur.[icd10data.com] Involvement of facial, oropharyngeal, and ocular muscles results in facial droop, dysphagia, dysarthria, and findings associated with disorders of the eye.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Lateral Medullary Syndrome

    , dysphonia, dysphagia , and dysarthria, decreased gag reflex ( nucleus ambiguus ) 1-3 History and etymology The syndrome was first described by Adolf Wallenberg (1862-1949[radiopaedia.org] […] but may include loss of pain and temperature sensation in the ipsilateral face and contralateral body below the chin; ipsilateral HORNER SYNDROME ; ipsilateral ATAXIA ; DYSARTHRIA[rightdiagnosis.com] The damage to the cerebellum or the inferior cerebellar peduncle causes ataxia.[jusurgery.com]

  • Cerebellar Disease

    Extracerebellar signs and related diseases: 3,4 Orthostatic hypotension, dysphonia, dystonia, pyramidal signs, and parkinsonism: MSA-C (the most common non-genetic degenerative[practicalneurology.com] CODI 555 Motor Speech Disorders Lecture 5: Cerebellar Disorders: Ataxic Dysarthria Cerebellar Control Circuits Receives sensory input form extensive areas of the body Auditory[ucs.louisiana.edu] Kerber KA et al . (2005) Late-onset pure cerebellar ataxia: Differentiating those with and without identifiable mutations . J Neurol Sci 238 : 41–45 3.[nature.com]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    He also reported complaints of dysphonia for two weeks. Both symptoms worsened during the day.[dx.doi.org] Counting aloud (1 to 50): Enhances dysarthria (nasal, lingual, or labial) and results in dyspnea.[emedicine.medscape.com] As the population ages, the average age at onset increases correspondingly; now males are more often affected than females, and the onset of symptoms is usually after age[askjan.org]

  • Tapia's Syndrome

    He complained of dysphonia, hoarseness of voice and an inability to swallow soon after extubation.[icvts.oxfordjournals.org] […] syndrome after general anesthesia is exceptionally rare, this complication should be recognized in patients reporting respiratory obstruction with complete dysphagia and dysarthria[medworm.com] Jugular-foramen-syndrome is characterized by acute onset dysphagia, dysphonia, and accompanied or preceded by cranial, cervical, or pharyngeal pain. [25] The most frequent[ruralneuropractice.com]

  • Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration

    Dysphagia and dysphonia are prominent secondary to degeneration of the vagus nerve.[emedicine.medscape.com] Arms are affected to a lesser extent, and dysarthria and nystagmus are distinctly uncommon.[europeanmedical.info] Perlman, An approach to the patient with late-onset cerebellar ataxia.[practicalneurology.com]

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