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108 Possible Causes for Flaccid Paralysis, Unable to Stand

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Patients may be unable to stand or walk despite reasonable strength, especially when ophthalmoparesis or impaired proprioception is present.[emedicine.medscape.com] Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is the most common cause of acute flaccid paralysis in children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT: An 82-year-old woman presented with acute ascending flaccid paralysis and acute respiratory failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Radiculomyelopathy

    Image-guided stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) was applied to a case of spinal epidural cavernous hemangioma in the thoracic spine. This report demonstrates the potential for spinal SRS in treating diseases that have previously required extensive invasive surgery. A 27-year-old woman with gait disturbance and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    Children can sit without support but are unable to stand or walk unaided. Children also may have respiratory difficulties.[ninds.nih.gov] 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] They are able to sit without support but are unable to stand or walk unaided, and some may lose the ability to stay seated independently over time without treatment.[ninds.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Cord Transection

    Review Questions: Case 3Following surgical repair of a knife wound the patient is unable to stand or walk becausehe is unable to move or bear weight on his right leg.[slideshare.net] It presents as a flaccid areflexic paralysis below the level of the injury with autonomic features (e.g., hypotension and bradycardia ).[amboss.com] During this period, there is complete absence of reflex and autonomic activity below the level of the injury with flaccid paralysis.[casemed.case.edu]

  • Polymyositis

    […] in children, called acute flaccid myelitis.[brainandlife.org] Academy of Neurology Possible Treatment for Rare Polio-like Illness Shows No Benefit Researchers have been searching for possible treatments for the polio-like illness causing paralysis[brainandlife.org]

  • Dermatomyositis

    […] in children, called acute flaccid myelitis.[patients.aan.com] Academy of Neurology Possible Treatment for Rare Polio-like Illness Shows No Benefit Researchers have been searching for possible treatments for the polio-like illness causing paralysis[patients.aan.com]

  • Poliomyelitis

    The objective of this paper was to review the need for acute flaccid paralysis surveillance by presenting two cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The World Health Organization (WHO) strategic plan for global poliomyelitis (polio) eradication indicates the nationwide surveillance of Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) as the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of acute segmental flaccid paralysis with respiratory involvement in an adult in the UK, with enterovirus D68 detected in a sputum sample.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Childhood Dermatomyositis

    Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) is an idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IMM) of presumed autoimmune dysfunction resulting in muscle weakness among other complications. It manifests itself in children; it is the pediatric counterpart of dermatomyositis. In JDM, the body's immune system attacks blood vessels throughout[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Myelitis

    BACKGROUND: Enteroviral infections can cause acute flaccid paralysis secondary to anterior myelitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The polio vaccination records were only available for 149 of the 554 acute flaccid paralysis patients during that outbreak.[inquisitr.com] PATIENT CONCERNS: A 5-year-old boy experienced sudden onset of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) involving left arm after fever and respiratory symptoms for 3 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paralysis

    CONCLUSIONS: This case report highlights the importance of considering hypokalemia and renal tubular acidosis in the differential diagnosis of acute flaccid paralysis and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neurological examinations revealed symmetrical flaccid paralysis in his lower extremities, but the patient was alert and his sensory system was intact.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Periodic paralysis, familial Clinical Information Heterogenous group of inherited disorders characterized by recurring attacks of rapidly progressive flaccid paralysis or[icd9data.com]

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