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74 Possible Causes for Gag Reflex Absent

  • Nemaline Myopathy 2

    […] deep tendon reflexes Absent gag reflex Delayed motor development Waddling gait Throat weakness Causes - Nemaline Myopathy 2 Not supplied.[] Nemaline Myopathy 2 Breathing problems Reduced muscle tone at birth Limb weakness Trunk weakness Weak face muscles Respiratory muscle weakness Weak neck muscles Reduced or absent[]

  • Congenital Myopathy with Excess of Thin Filaments

    @article{Goebel1997CongenitalMW, title {Congenital myopathy with excess of thin myofilaments}, author {Hans Hilmar Goebel and Janice R. Anderson and Christoph H{\"u}bner and Konrad Oexle and Irene A. P. Warlo}, journal {Neuromuscular Disorders}, year {1997}, volume {7}, pages {160-168} } Hans Hilmar Goebel , Janice R.[…][]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Bulbar palsy - comment on: gag reflex tongue jaw jerk speech emotions Gag reflex - absent Tongue - wasted, fasciculations, lateral furrows Jaw jerk - absent or normal Speech[] Other causes include: Multiple sclerosis Motor neurone disease High brainstem tumours Head injury Features Bulbar palsy The clinical features include: Gag reflexabsent[] […] lower motor neurone signs present gag reflex ( /n) gag reflex (-) spastic tongue wasted tongue, fasciculations jaw jerk ( ) jaw jerk (n) spastic dysarthria nasal speech labile[]

  • Foix-Chavany-Marie Syndrome

    gag reflexes, inability to protrude the tongue, brisk jaw jerks, impaired fine finger movements, symmetrical brisk reflexes, flexor plantar responses, and mildly spastic[] His gag reflex was decreased and emotional incontinence was absent.[] […] years, were the product of a normal pregnancy and birth, but had subsequent delayed motor milestones, seizures, poor language development, mild mental retardation, drooling, absent[]

  • Lateral Medullary Syndrome

    gag reflex Damage to the nucleus ambiguus (IXth and Xth cranial nerves), causes weakness of palatal and pharyngeal muscles and causes weak/absent gag reflex.[2,4,5] Ipsilateral[] On neurological evaluation he had cerebellar type of dysarthria, right sided gaze evoked nystagmus, paralysis of palatal and pharyngeal movement, and absent gag reflex on[] Lesions of the glossopharyngeal nerve result in a diminished or absent gag reflex.[]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Other causes include: Multiple sclerosis Motor neurone disease High brainstem tumours Head injury Features Bulbar palsy The clinical features include: Gag reflexabsent[] Lower motor neuron signs ( atrophy and fasciculations of the tongue, absent gag reflex ) differentiate bulbar palsy from pseudobulbar palsy, which presents with upper motor[] Pseudobulbar palsy The clinical features include: Gag reflex – increased or normal Tongue – spastic “it cannot be protruded, lies on the floor of the mouth and is small and[]

  • Glossopharyngeal Palsy

    Obvious features would include an absent gag reflex and a uvula deviated away from the lesion (these were demonstrated in Question 21.2 from the first paper of 2014).[] reflex and also in swallowing and phonation, it is difficult to tell definitely, check for posterior third of tongue sensation , if it absent , it is involvement of 9th cranial[] This would be the only explanation for a completely absent reflex on the left side and only an ipsilateral right sided response.[]

  • Infantile Botulism

    On arrival to the ICU, the patient was noted to be alert but hypotonic with limited head control, ptosis, weak gag, absent reflexes and limited movement of limbs.[] Formal neurological examination revealed bilateral ptosis, low muscle tone, globally reduced muscle strength and no gag reflex.[] He has diminished pupillary reflexes, absent corneal reflexes, bilateral ptosis, and decreased tearing.[]

  • Aspergilloma

    Moreover, there is no lung protection against endobronchial spillage during the period of induction of general anesthesia, when the cough reflex and gag reflex are absent.[]

  • Brain Death

    Oculovestibular and gag reflexes are absent. The patient is intubated due to loss of spontaneous respirations.[] After rewarming to 36.5 C, neurologic examination showed no eye opening or response to pain, spontaneous myoclonic movements, sluggishly reactive pupils, absent corneal reflexes[] The pupillary, corneal, oculocephalic, gag and cough reflexes were absent. Caloric testing was not performed at this time. Her temperature was 33.1 C.[]

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