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118 Possible Causes for Dysphagia due to Muscle Weakness

  • Herpes Zoster

    Furthermore, there was no elevation or constriction in the unilateral soft palate, and tongue deviation and muscular weakness of the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles[intechopen.com] Lower cranial polyneuropathy causes dysphagia, dysarthria, and hoarseness.[intechopen.com] […] were observed due to unilateral glossopharyngeal, vagus, accessary, and hypoglossal nerve paralyzes.[intechopen.com]

  • Stroke

    […] to weakness or incoordination of the muscles involved in speaking. dysphagia -trouble swallowing. edema -the swelling of a cell that results from the influx of large amounts[web.archive.org] […] formed by bouncing sound waves off the moving blood in the artery and measuring the frequency changes of the echoes. dysarthria -a disorder characterized by slurred speech due[web.archive.org]

  • Uremic Pneumonitis

    Aged patients are susceptible to dysphagia caused by neurological dysfunctions due to cerebral infarctions, cognitive deficits, and muscle weakness.[intechopen.com] AP in MHD patients Of the different types of pneumonia, AP is of particular interest due to its recent increase in occurrence in the aged MHD population.[intechopen.com]

  • Systemic Vasculitis

    Impaired swallowing (dysphagia) with aspiration due to muscle weakness. OR C. Impaired respiration due to intercostal and diaphragmatic muscle weakness. OR D.[ssa.gov] Proximal limb-girdle (pelvic or shoulder) muscle weakness, resulting in inability to ambulate effectively or inability to perform fine and gross movements effectively as defined[ssa.gov]

  • Myositis

    In rare cases, respiratory failure due to respiratory muscle weakness may occur. 5 What is the status of research on IBM?[mda.org] Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia) due to weakness of throat muscles may occur in individuals with sIBM. Dysphagia can potentially cause choking episodes.[rarediseases.org] […] to weakness of the respiratory muscles.[rheumatologyadvisor.com]

  • Pharyngeal Disease

    Oropharyngeal dysphagia is characterized by weakness, and fatigue of oropharyngeal and laryngeal muscles with aspiration[39].[ghrnet.org] Drooling is common due to difficulty swallowing saliva[9].[ghrnet.org]

  • Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Constipation is common in SMA and may be due to poor abdominal muscle tone and immobility from weakness.[now.aapmr.org] Dysphagia is most common in SMA 1 and is due to bulbar weakness. 2.[now.aapmr.org] Contractures may be congenital (clubfeet) or may occur over time in association with progressive weakness.[now.aapmr.org]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Type 1

    Bulbar muscle weakness and dysphagia, inability to eat adequately due to arm weakness and hypermetabolism all contribute to negative calorie balance.[touchneurology.com] Reduced lean body mass and less physical activity accentuate muscle turnover.[touchneurology.com]

  • Cerebrovascular Disorder

    […] to weakness or incoordination of the muscles involved in speaking. dysphagia -trouble swallowing. edema -the swelling of a cell that results from the influx of large amounts[web.archive.org] […] formed by bouncing sound waves off the moving blood in the artery and measuring the frequency changes of the echoes. dysarthria -a disorder characterized by slurred speech due[web.archive.org]

  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    […] associated respiratory muscle weakness and atrophy [1] As previously described, MND/ALS is such a debilitating disease that even normal, simple, everyday tasks become a struggle[en.wikibooks.org] Difficulty swallowing, firstly solid foods become a challenge then progresses to struggling to swallow liquids such as water and saliva [1] Respiratory failure Due to the[en.wikibooks.org] […] units controlling the prominent large muscle groups [9] Slurred speech Initially may stumble or stutter words then progressing to when speech becomes incomprehensible [1] Dysphagia[en.wikibooks.org]

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