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55 Possible Causes for Gag Reflex Absent, Myasthenia Gravis

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  • Nemaline Myopathy 2

    Abbreviations: AchR acetylcholine receptor, CT computerized tomography, MG myasthenia gravis. LC and YW contributed equally.[] […] deep tendon reflexes Absent gag reflex Delayed motor development Waddling gait Throat weakness Causes - Nemaline Myopathy 2 Not supplied.[] Myasthenia gravis and the thymus gland. A historical review. Clin Exp Med 2008; 8:61–64. 2. Tsai Y, Lin Y, Chen C, et al.[]

  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    A provisional diagnosis of ocular myasthenia gravis was made, and anticholinesterase inhibitor therapy was initiated.[] There were occasional lid cloni, left-sided facial hypaesthesia, reduced gag reflex, divesting soft palate, and absent tendon reflexes.[] In this case report, we describe a patient with myasthenia gravis (MG) and Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS) overlap.[]

  • Mobius Syndrome

    These include the following: Cerebral Palsy Duane syndrome Poland syndrome Toxic Neuropathy Myotonic diseases Myasthenia Gravis Brainstem Gliomas Kallmann syndrome Klippel-Feil[] On neurological examination, absent blink reflex, jaw ankylosis, absent gag reflex, and tongue atrophy were frequently observed.[]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    In differential diagnosis we have to think about myasthenia gravis or cerebral vascular damage ( stroke ).[] 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[] gravis .[]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    gravis, Parkinson disease and dementia.[] Aspiration of foreign materials can occur with disorders that affect normal swallowing, disorders of the esophagus, a decreased or absent gag reflex, dysphagia, dental problems[] This impairment may be due to: neurological disorders throat cancer medical conditions like myasthenia gravis or Parkinson’s disease excessive use of alcohol or prescription[]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    How many people are affected by myasthenia gravis each year? Who are most affected by myasthenia graivs? Younger women and older men[] Other causes include: Multiple sclerosis Motor neurone disease High brainstem tumours Head injury Features Bulbar palsy The clinical features include: Gag reflexabsent[] Differentiation of juvenile progressive bulbar palsy from bulbar myasthenia gravis is difficult.[]

  • Foix-Chavany-Marie Syndrome

    gravis .[] 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.[]

  • Bilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis

    gravis.[] The neurologic evaluation did not uncover any signs of ophthalmoplegia, ptosis, or facial muscle weakness, but the gag reflex was absent.[] "Course and prognosis of myasthenia gravis: a systematic review". European Journal of Neurology . 17 (7): 913–21. doi : 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2010.03017.x .[]

  • Nothnagel's Syndrome

    . • Myasthenia gravis has the ability to mimic virtually any cranial neuropathy, including isolated third nerve palsies.[] Site of lesion - Triangle of Guillain and Mollaret (Triangle formed b/w Red nucleus, Dentate nucleus and olivary nucleus) Gag reflexAbsent – LMN type of palsy Exaggerated[] Third cranial nerve palsy or pseudo 3rd nerve palsy of myasthenia gravis? A challenging diagnosis in systemic lupus erythematosus. 2009 Lupus. Aug;18(9):836-40.[]

  • Congenital Myopathy with Excess of Thin Filaments

    Myasthenia Gravis: Usually fatigable diplopia and ptosis are present.[] ., myasthenia gravis, scleroderma, thyroiditis) Endocrine disorders (e.g., Cushing syndrome, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Addison disease) Exposure to toxins (e.g., herbicides[] Unlike myasthenia gravis, OPMD is not associated with diplopia. No myotonia CK and aldolase levels are normal Muscle Bx shows rimmed cytoplasmic vacuoles.[]

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