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38 Possible Causes for Facial Muscle Weakness and Progressive Atrophy, Flaccid Paralysis, Muscular Atrophy

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    The patients were a 54-year-old man with progressive muscular atrophy who underwent removal of internal fixators in the arm and leg, and a 66-year-old woman with amyotrophic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A characteristic finding is albuminocytological dissociation in the cerebrospinal fluid, and the clinical presentation is typically an ascending flaccid paralysis with loss[doi.org] Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (involved with swallowing), weak jaw and facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[web.archive.org]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    Some MNDs, such as ALS and some forms of spinal muscular atrophy, are fatal.[ninds.nih.gov] Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (involved with swallowing), weak jaw and facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[web.archive.org] A somewhat better prognosis is seen in progressive muscular atrophy, where patients live up to 25 years.[symptoma.com]

  • Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    […] spinal muscular atrophy and juvenile asymmetric segmental spinal muscular atrophy.[symptoma.com] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] Spinal muscular atrophies of childhood Spinal muscular atrophy Spinal muscular atrophy Spinal muscular atrophy Spinal muscular atrophy Spinal muscular atrophy Spinal muscular[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    […] muscle atrophy survival motor neuron spinal muscular atrophy spinal muscular atrophies of childhood Spinal muscular atrophy Statements spinal-muscular-atrophy-pro Identifiers[wikidata.org] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info] Flaccid paralysis Scoliosis Bed sores: Long term paraplegia may lead to pressure sores Respiratory failure Death Spinal muscular atrophy is transmitted via an autosomal-recessive[symptoma.com]

  • Neuromuscular Junction Disorder

    Spinal muscular atrophies: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or motor neuron disease Infantile progressive spinal muscular atrophy Intermediate spinal muscular atrophy[hopkinsmedicine.org] Signs: there is ptosis, facial weakness, atrophy of the sternocieidomastoid muscles, cataracts, and decreased intelligence.[academic.sun.ac.za] Autonomic dysfunction (blurred vision, diplopia, bradycardia, and hypotension) followed by descending flaccid paralysis occur Wound botulism Results from contamination of[academic.oup.com]

  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    atrophy(PMA), Progressive bulbar palsy(PBP), MEPs were recorded from abductor pollicis brevis and abductor hallucis.[e-acn.org] Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (muscles that are involved in swallowing), weak facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[advancedpsy.com] Seite 204 - AK (1993) Acute motor axonal neuropathy: A frequent cause of acute flaccid paralysis in China. Ann Neurol 33:333-342. ‎[books.google.de]

  • Autosomal Recessive Lower Motor Neuron Disease with Childhood Onset

    […] are not associated with a defect in the SMN1 gene on chromosome 5q X-linked spinal muscular atrophy X-linked spinal muscular atrophy is seen only among males![amboss.com] paralysis Dec tone Atrophy NB may look like Werdnig-Hoffmann Disease aka Spinal Muscular Atrophy type 1 Autosomal recessive Anterior horn degenerates Missing SurvivalMotorNeuron1[alancam.com] Spinal muscular atrophy is characterised by slowly progressive muscle weakness and atrophy of the limb muscles associated with motor neurone loss in the spinal cord.[patient.info]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    […] term(s): Adult form spinal muscular atrophy Childhood form, type II spinal muscular atrophy Distal spinal muscular atrophy Juvenile form, type III spinal muscular atrophy[icd10coded.com] Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (involved with swallowing), weak jaw and facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[secure.ssa.gov] paralysis of the voluntary muscles. periodic paralysis 1. any of various diseases characterized by episodic flaccid paralysis or muscular weakness. progressive bulbar paralysis[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Progressive Muscular Atrophy

    The name "spinal muscular atrophy" is ambiguous as it refers to any of various spinal muscular atrophies, including the autosomal recessive spinal muscular atrophy caused[en.wikipedia.org] Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (involved with swallowing), weak jaw and facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[web.archive.org] Spastic-type contracture Flaccid-type contractures may develop Tendon reflexes Exaggerated; hyperreflexia Reduced/absent; hyporeflexia Plantar response Extensor (Babinski's[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

    Abstract Multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) and progressive muscular atrophy (PMA) are associated with IgM monoclonal gammopathy or the presence IgM anti-GM1-antibodies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the first patient the symptoms were slowly progressive with bulbar muscle impairment, generalized weakness, muscular atrophy with cramps and fasciculations.[moh-it.pure.elsevier.com] Acute motor axonal neuropathy: a frequent cause of acute flaccid paralysis in China. Ann Neurol 1993 ; 33 : 333 –42. Brown WF , Feasby TE.[jnnp.bmj.com]

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