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5,756 Possible Causes for Fever, Paralysis

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Unilateral vocal fold paralysis (UVFP) without an identifiable cause is termed idiopathic unilateral vocal fold paralysis (IUVFP).[] […] transplant complicated by recurrence of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder, presented nearly 2 years after transplantation with fever[] After paralysis with vecuronium (0.12 mg/kg iv), the trachea was intubated and the lungs were ventilated manually with 3% sevoflurane in oxygen until the end-tidal nitrous[]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    In sporadic cases, the patient may present with paralysis without any previous self or familial history.[] This disease is characterized by vomiting and/or diarrhea with blood or mucus, discomfort, fever, and nonspecific abdominal pain.[] It has been suggested that high fever is generally caused by bacteria, while mild fever indicates viral gastroenteritis.[]

  • Pharyngitis

    Most of these children have undergone workup(s) for sepsis performed by their pediatricians because of the associated high fever.[] Laryngeal electromyography was used to investigate the causes of VCI, and revealed vocal fold paralysis on the left side and cricoarytenoid joint fixation on the right side[] It suggests that periodic fever with aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis syndrome may have a certain monogenetic background.[]

  • Otitis Media

    Clinical evolution after four months was marked by the appearance of mastoiditis with facial paralysis.[] We describe the youngest case to date of a 2 year old child who developed central skull base osteomyelitis (SBO) initially presenting with a fever, vomiting and sore throat[] A previously healthy 77-year-old Japanese man presented with a 2-week history of daily fevers peaking at 38 C, chills, hearing loss, and almost 10 kg of unintentional weight[]

  • Meningitis

    […] female, being monitored owing to a two-month history of headaches, who was admitted to hospital as the result of a deterioration of her clinical signs and symptoms with paralysis[] fever or CRP elevation.[] This in turn interferes with blood flow and can result in paralysis or even stroke . Who gets bacterial meningitis?[]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    EBV can also cause many other diseases and conditions, including but not limited to: Viral meningitis Encephalitis Transverse myelitis Optic neuritis Paralysis of facial muscles[] You don't usually get glandular fever more than once.[] Fever of unknown origin (FUO) refers to fevers of  101 F that persist for  3 weeks and remain undiagnosed after a focused inpatient or outpatient workup.[]

  • Patulous Eustachian Tube

    Invading bacteria can wreak major havoc, turning inflammation into infection and provoking fevers .[] […] complicating patulous ET in the literature, demonstrating the movement of the tympanic membrane, the pharyngeal orifice of the ET and abnormal movement of the uvula because of paralysis[] Based on the MRI findings and anatomical considerations, this chronological transition from OME to pET was speculated as an initial motor paralysis of the tensor veli palatini[]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    He denied hallucinations, vivid dreams, or sleep paralysis. Mother noted increased jitteriness/shaking when he laughed.[] This dogma is based on an accumulated body of epidemiologic evidence relating to both primary and recurrent episodes of rheumatic fever.[] Honey should be avoided in infants less that 1 year of age because of their increased likelihood of botulinum toxicity and paralysis .[]

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis (TB), especially extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB), is an important cause of fever of unknown origin (FUO) in TB-burdened areas.[] Following a course of topical and systemic antibiotics, the patient deteriorated developing facial nerve paralysis and cervical lymphadenitis.[] Hantaviruses are identified as aetiological agents of two human diseases, haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome and hantavirus pulmonary syndrome.[]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Drug-induced fever has been described as fever coinciding with drug administration when no other etiology for the fever can be discovered and when the fever abates after cessation[] Consider intubation, paralysis and ventilation for the critically ill.[] There have been a number of fatalities, 47 with ascending polyneuropathy with paralysis and respiratory failure cited as the main cause of death. 48 The syndrome is often[]

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