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958 Possible Causes for Flaccid Paralysis, Hemiatrophy of the Tongue, Hyporeflexia (Later)

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  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Babinski's sign positive) Flexor ( normal; Babinski's sign negative) Extraneous muscle activity No fasciculations/fibrillations Fasciculations and fibrillations amyotrophic lateral[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] A characteristic finding is albuminocytological dissociation in the cerebrospinal fluid, and the clinical presentation is typically an ascending flaccid paralysis with loss[doi.org] […] in children, called acute flaccid myelitis.[brainandlife.org]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    , hyperreflexia and atrophy in later stages of disease, but fasciculations are absent.[symptoma.com] In the setting of LMN damage, hyporeflexia, atrophy, decreased muscle tone and fasciculations develop, while diseases that affect UMNs cause spasticity, increased muscle tone[symptoma.com]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is the most common cause of acute flaccid paralysis in children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] reaffirmed.5,6 The criteria were devised to enable nonneurologists to recognize GBS and were intentionally restrictive, requiring the presence of universal limb areflexia or hyporeflexia[vdocuments.net] CASE REPORT: An 82-year-old woman presented with acute ascending flaccid paralysis and acute respiratory failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Hemiatrophy of the Tongue
  • Radiculomyelopathy

    Nerve root compression commonly causes early radicular pain; later, there may be weakness, hyporeflexia, and muscle atrophy.[msdmanuals.com]

    Missing: Hemiatrophy of the Tongue
  • Infantile Botulism

    paralysis.[pediatricneurologybriefs.com] […] and hyporeflexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is a decending, symmetric, flaccid paralysis, with cranial nerves palsies being the most common complication.[pediatriceducation.org]

    Missing: Hemiatrophy of the Tongue
  • Hyperkalemia

    In 94 patients, flaccid paralysis was described and in 25, severe muscular weakness; in 65 patients, these findings were associated with other symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In severe cases, weakness and flaccid paralysis may occur.[fpnotebook.com] paralysis may occur.[fpnotebook.com]

    Missing: Hemiatrophy of the Tongue Hyporeflexia (Later)
  • Tick Paralysis

    Tick paralysis is a rare, ascending, flaccid paralysis that occurs when toxin-secreting Ixodidae ticks bite and remain attached for several days.[msdmanuals.com] CONSUMERS: Click here for the Consumer Version Tick paralysis is a rare, ascending, flaccid paralysis that occurs when toxin-secreting Ixodidae ticks bite and remain attached[merckmanuals.com] The Australian paralysis tick (Ixodes holocyclus) is known to be one of the most virulent tick species producing a flaccid paralysis and fatalities caused by a family of neurotoxins[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Hemiatrophy of the Tongue Hyporeflexia (Later)
  • Japanese Encephalitis

    One week prior, he had a high fever with headache, and several days later, he developed facial diplegia and sensory disturbances.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Acute JE virus infection characterized by acute flaccid paralysis in an adult has never been reported in Taiwan.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Flaccid paralysis was observed during the acute period.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Hemiatrophy of the Tongue
  • Hypokalemia

    Severe hypokalemia results in extreme weakness of the body and, on occasion, in paralysis. The paralysis that occurs is "flaccid paralysis," or limpness.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] paralysis Decrease deep tendon reflexes Decreased bowel sounds Easy way to Remember 7 L’s Lethargy (confusion) Low, shallow respirations (due to decreased ability to use[registerednursern.com] Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons - Ascending muscle weakness is a manifestation of hyperkalemia that can progress to flaccid paralysis that is comparable[acls.com]

    Missing: Hemiatrophy of the Tongue Hyporeflexia (Later)
  • Enterovirus Infection

    The incidence of acute flaccid paralysis has been on a declining trend with the global efforts on eradication of polio virus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Paralysis Formerly predominately seen in patients with paralytic poliomyelitis, in the era of widespread polio vaccination acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) has recently emerged[journals.lww.com] Paralysis (infrequent in both polio and non-polio intro viral infections): flaccid paralysis that is often asymmetric with proximal extremity muscles affected; lower extremities[medicinenet.com]

    Missing: Hemiatrophy of the Tongue Hyporeflexia (Later)

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