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1,242 Possible Causes for Extremity Paralysis

  • CANOMAD Syndrome

    , paralysis of eye muscles, difficulty swallowing and speaking, and rarely respiratory muscle weakness.[malacards.org] Signs and symptoms of CANOMAD may include loss of muscle, tendon, and joint sensation, abnormal gait (walk), ataxia, tingling sensation on the skin around the mouth or extremities[malacards.org]

  • Primary CD59 Deficiency

    Abstract CD55 and CD59 are glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored proteins with complement inhibitory properties. Autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) has been associated with antiphospholipid antibodies (APLA). The aim of this study was to evaluate the presence of APLA and its possible correlation with diminished CD55[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Periodic Paralysis

    We describe a case of a 28-year-old Sudanese man who presented with ascending lower extremity paralysis after treatment of hyperthyroidism with prednisone and methimazole.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 23-year-old white man developed lower extremity paralysis, diaphoresis, and palpitations in the setting of low serum potassium levels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of his lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis

    We describe a case of a 28-year-old Sudanese man who presented with ascending lower extremity paralysis after treatment of hyperthyroidism with prednisone and methimazole.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Urinary potassium was CONCLUSION: The causes of hypokalaemia and lower-extremity paralysis are numerous; TPP should be taken into consideration in the differential diagnosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Keywords Thyrotoxicosis; Upper and Lower extremities; Paralysis Introduction Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis (TPP) is characterized by abrupt onset of hypokalemia and paralysis[omicsonline.org]

  • Insect Bite

    […] of the lower extremity, gangrene of the digits requiring amputation, hearing loss, bowel/bladder incontinence, movement disorders and speech disorders. 32 What You Should[podiatrytoday.com] […] therapy should continue for three days after the resolution of fever and when there is significant clinical improvement. 31 Possible sequelae of this infection include partial paralysis[podiatrytoday.com]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    paralysis.[theveganrd.com] ) Hypotonia (low muscle tone) Reduced tactile sensation Seizures Ataxia (lack of muscle control) Symptoms of paralysis Involuntary movements Concentration problems Memory[stichtingb12tekort.nl] Nerve damage, which can result in a host of problems—everything from depression and mental confusion to tingling and numbness in extremities to a loss of balance and even[theveganrd.com]

  • Food Poisoning

    The symptoms of a victim (67 years old) were featured by general paresthesia, paralysis of phalanges and extremities, paralysis, coma, and aphasia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , headache, ataxia, vertigo, cranial nerve palsies, and paralysis of respiratory muscles, resulting in respiratory arrest Fish acquires toxin-producing dinoflagellates General[emedicine.com] The illness is characterized by symmetric impairment of cranial nerves, followed in a descending pattern by weakness or paralysis of the muscles of the extremities and trunk[atsu.edu]

  • Periodontitis

    No popliteal or distal pulse could be found, with anesthesia and paralysis of the left foot.[elsevier.es] On physical examination edema with fovea in the left lower extremity with cyanosis below the knee (Figs. 1 and 2, arrows) was found.[elsevier.es]

  • Goiter

    […] and even vocal cord paralysis.[thyroidcancer.com] Other symptoms from a large thyroid goiter may include a sense of a lump in the throat, difficultly swallowing, difficulty breathing and even in extreme cases, voice changes[thyroidcancer.com]

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    True indication for surgery is incontinence and/ or rapidly progressing paralysis of the extremities over a short time.[drkevinpauza.com] Compression of the cauda equina can result in paralysis of bowel and bladder function.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] So when a herniated disc occurs in the mid back it can be extremely serious. In severe cases, the pressure on the spinal cord can lead to paralysis below the waist.[depuysynthes.com]

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