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95 Possible Causes for Fasciculation of the Tongue, Flaccid Paralysis

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    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] […] of the tongue, and severe respiratory muscle involvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] paralysis caudal to injury due to spinal shock, followed by residual signs due to damage to spinal cord tissue.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    Neither atrophy nor fasciculation of the tongue was observed. Both cases showed rapid progression to mutism within a few years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fasciculations of the tongue, which are a prominent feature of SMA, are helpful in making this distinction.[neuropathology-web.org] After one year of follow-up the patient suspended oral steroids, postural tremor of the right hand disappeared and tongue fasciculations were reduced.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brown-Vialetto-Van Laere Syndrome

    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] […] of the tongue, and neurological disorders from the cranial nerves. [2] The neurological manifestations develop insidiously: they usually begin with sensorineural deafness[en.wikipedia.org] […] of the tongue, and neurological disorders from the cranial nerves ( Prahbu 2005 ).[ipfs.io]

  • Tapia's Syndrome

    Miyyar's syndrome — Gyublera (defeat of a kernel or fibers VII of a nerve and a pyramidal way): a flaccid paralysis of mimic muscles on the party of defeat and the central[infomeds.net] Ten days after surgery, patient claimed that there was mild fasciculation in the tongue though this could not be ascertained by the doctors.[jcsjournal.org] Tongue fasciculation were noted without atrophy. Sensation of the palate and tongue were noted to be intact. Speech was hoarse and dysarthric.[neurology.org]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    […] in children, called acute flaccid myelitis.[brainandlife.org] Within a month, the patient had slurred speech, difficulty in swallowing liquids and fasciculations of the tongue.[aafp.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]

  • Organophosphate Poisoning

    Sux-like fasciculations give way to flaccid paralysis. Many weeks down the track, peripheral neuropathies may develop, with distal muscle weakness and pain.[derangedphysiology.com] During insertion of a feeding tube, diffuse tongue fasciculations were noted ( Video 1 ).[nejm.org] Late effects Between 1 and 4 days after exposure to OPs, acute respiratory failure can occur with flaccid paralysis.[patient.info]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    paralysis caudal to injury due to spinal shock, followed by residual signs due to damage to spinal cord tissue.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] These have included difficulty chewing and swallowing, sternocleidomastoid and trapezius weakness and atrophy, and fasciculations of the tongue.[healio.com] - inc tongue -Tremor may be present -In general, alert and responsive What is type 1 SMA known as?[quizlet.com]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    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] Clinical manifestations include dysarthria, dysphagia, facial weakness, tongue weakness, and fasciculations of the tongue and facial muscles.[ebi.ac.uk] The muscles are flaccid, and there is often impairment of sensation. Causes of Central Paralysis . stroke syndrome is one of the most common causes of central paralysis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Spinal Pachymeningitis

    paralysis.[doi.org] […] a rapid decrease in the compound muscle action potential and the sensory nerve action potential without evidence of demyelination, leaving patients with an acute severe flaccid[doi.org]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2

    These patients present by hypotonia, symmetrical flaccid paralysis, no head control and poor suck and swallow, with increasing swallowing and feeding difficulty over time[raredisorders.imedpub.com] Fasciculation's (twitching/writhing) in the tongue may be present. top Type II (Chronic Werdnig-Hoffmann, Intermediate SMA) Symptoms of this form of SMA are most typically[columbiasma.org] Tongue fasciculation, poor suck & swallow, paradoxical breathing. Sometimes onset is prenatal and presents with neonatal hypotonia and contractures.[genetics4medics.com]

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