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2,574 Possible Causes for Dysphagia, Seizure

  • Dementia

    BACKGROUND: People with dementia can have feeding and swallowing difficulties (dysphagia).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Electroencephalography demonstrated bifrontal slowing with left-sided emphasis, and captured two focal onset partial seizures with the clinical correlate of the syndrome described[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] depression and anxiety accompanying the dementia symptoms of stroke, such as physical weakness or paralysis memory problems (although this may not be the first symptom) seizures[web.archive.org]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    The patient developed seizures as a result of three brain abscesses, one of which is shown.[healio.com] […] above 103 F) Fever that lasts for more than 3 days Trouble breathing, fast breathing, or wheezing Bluish skin color Earache or ear drainage Difficulty waking up Irritability Seizures[familydoctor.org] The patient went on to full recovery, but not before developing seizures as a result of three brain abscesses, one of which is shown in Figure 6.[healio.com]

  • Pneumonia

    Taylor , Implementing the Free Water Protocol does not Result in Aspiration Pneumonia in Carefully Selected Patients with Dysphagia: A Systematic Review , Dysphagia , 32 ,[dx.doi.org] ., during a seizure or while intoxicated) could vomit and then inhale stomach contents and bacteria into the lungs and develop pneumonia.[vdh.virginia.gov] A depressed gag reflex, such as from alcohol intoxication, overdose, head injury, stroke or seizure increases the risk of aspiration pneumonia [3].[ems1.com]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Hepatitis with jaundice (more common in people older than 35) Swollen or inflamed testicles Nervous system problems (rare), such as Guillain-Barré syndrome , meningitis, seizures[nlm.nih.gov] If the patient has seizures or any seizure like activity, an EEG may help rule out other causes of encephalitis.[symptoma.com]

  • Pharyngitis

    An 83-year-old man with well-controlled diabetes mellitus and hypertension was admitted due to dyspnea, odynophagia, and dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Seizures, heart and lung failure, and death have occurred when children less than three were treated with lidocaine viscous solution.[medicinenet.com] In severe cases, there may be dysphagia for fluids and even for saliva. Patients with fungal infections present with oral thrush in most of the cases.[symptoma.com]

  • Niemann-Pick Disease Type C

    Oropharyngeal dysphagia can be particularly problematic as it can often lead to food or fluid aspiration and subsequent pneumonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He then developed a seizure disorder at age 15, where clusters of seizures produced typical psychotic symptoms, including hallucinations and delusions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: Miglustat improved the neurological status of our patient, including seizure control.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    Initially overseen vertebral body luxation: diagnosed by dynamic fluoroscopy due to delayed dysphagia.[orthoreader.com] Clinical manifestations include fever; nuchal rigidity; photophobia; seizures; hearing loss, sensorineural; coma; and cerebrovascular thrombosis.[icd9data.com] Herein, we report a 62-year-old man with a 4-wk history of progressive low back pain with radiation to bilateral lower legs, dysphagia and body weight loss.[science.gov]

  • Methylmalonic Acidemia

    […] broad nasal bridge, epicanthal folds, long smooth philtrum, triangular mouth) Skin lesions (eg, moniliasis) Occasional hepatomegaly Acute onset of choreoathetosis, dystonia, dysphagia[emedicine.medscape.com] At 9 months of age, he developed brief tonic seizures, which showed polyspike bursts under EEG. His psychomotor development continued to deteriorate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Additionally, the metabolic crisis may result in strokes in the brainstem which are typified by dysarthria, dysphagia, dystonia, and choreoathetosis.[symptoma.com]

  • Gaucher Disease

    […] various symptoms and the age when they are most likely to present are as follows: [4] Newborn Congenital ichthyosis Organomegaly Failure to thrive Brain stem dysfunction - Dysphagia[emedicine.medscape.com] […] neuronopathic forms are divided into infantile and juvenile forms; the infantile form presents at 4-5 months of age with anemia, loss of cognitive gains, neck retraction, dysphagia[icd10data.com] They include: dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing problems with walking seizures These problems get worse and can ultimately be fatal.[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    Mechanical insufflation-exsufflation (MI-E) interventions were also employed in six patients with serious dysphagia and were well-tolerated in all cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The aim of our study was to evaluate the incidence of seizure in CMD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is characterized by late-onset eyelid ptosis and dysphagia. Patients have a positive family history involving at least two generations.[icd10data.com]

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