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2,076 Possible Causes for Grip Strength Decreased, Slurred Speech, Tongue Paralysis

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Prior animal studies have shown that silencing SOD1 led to preservation of grip strength and a delay in the onset of motor function deficits [ 125, 126 ].[doi.org] speech, stumbling, and muscle twitching for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The earliest symptoms of Lou Gehrig's Disease may include: Tripping and falling Hand weakness or clumsiness Weakness in your leg, feet or ankles Slurred speech or trouble[disabled-world.com]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    It often begins on one side of the body, and ultimately leads to paralysis.[theaftd.org] The early symptoms are slurred speech and stumbling.[sciencemuseum.org.uk] Usually, the first things people notice are: weakness in the hands and grip slurred speech weakness in the legs, and a tendency to trip weakness of the shoulder, making lifting[healthdirect.gov.au]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    strength, and arm drift. 52 Knowing that the patient is having a minor stroke or TIA is important.[mdedge.com] […] of the face and tongue The symptoms are short-lived, usually lasting less than 15 to 60 minutes.[symptoma.com] We presented a 14-year-old patient with signs suggestive of transient ischemic attack (TIA), including triple episodic weakness on the right upper limb, slurred speech, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    […] that due to changes in motor centers of the medulla oblongata; the chronic form is marked by progressive paralysis and atrophy of the lips, tongue, pharynx, and larynx, and[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Progressive bulbar palsy usually leads to slurred speech and difficulty swallowing, as Rutgers University details.[reference.com] It also includes similar symptoms as PBP – affection of head and neck muscles, swallowing or chewing problems and slurred speech (usually the first symptoms from all).[wikilectures.eu]

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  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    […] pseudobulbar palsy paralysis of the lips and tongue, simulating progressive bulbar paralysis, but due to supranucelar lesions with bilateral involvement of the upper motor[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Patients experience difficulty chewing and swallowing, have increased reflexes and spasticity in tongue and the bulbar region, and demonstrate slurred speech (which is often[en.wikipedia.org] It may result from multiple bilateral infarcts of the cerebral cortex. pseu·do·bul·bar pa·ral·y·sis ( sū'dō-bŭl'bahr păr-al'i-sis ) Paralysis of the lips and tongue, simulating[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Grip Strength Decreased
  • Hemiparesis

    RUE: 3/5 decreased right arm strength biceps/triceps/shoulder; decreased gross sensation. 4/5 grip strength; unable to fully move index and middle finger.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Otorhinolaryngeal examination revealed right sided VIII cranial nerve paralysis and ipsilateral vocal cord paralysis. There was no tongue abnormality.[ijcasereportsandimages.com] Her speech was mildly slurred.[doi.org]

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Quick movements may precipitate myotonia, causing rigid paralysis in severe cases and stiffness in mild cases.[britannica.com] Also, affected people may have slurred speech or temporary locking of their jaw.[web.archive.org] I’ve heard of some people with DM1 who were mistaken for being drunk because of their slurred speech. Those weakened muscles also make it difficult to eat properly.[themighty.com]

  • Botulism

    There is typically a thick-feeling tongue, difficulty swallowing or speaking, and possible difficulty breathing. Nausea and vomiting may be present.[emedicinehealth.com] We report the first Italian case of wound botulism due to intramuscular heroin injection in a 48-year-old man with an acute onset of slurred speech and dysphagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of botulism include double vision, blurred vision, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, dry mouth, and muscle weakness that moves down the body[web.archive.org]

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  • Myasthenia Gravis

    DIAGNOSES: The patient firstly suffered from fluctuant symptoms, including slurred speech, double eyelid ptosis, and weakness of limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It causes fluctuating weakness of the voluntary muscles of the body and can include a drooping eyelid, blurred or double vision, slurred speech, difficulty chewing and swallowing[myastheniagravis.org] Swallowing, speaking and breathing If the weakness affects the muscles in the mouth, throat and chest, it can cause: difficulty chewing slurred speech a husky, quiet or nasal-sounding[nhs.uk]

    Missing: Tongue Paralysis
  • Radial Nerve Palsy

    Ten adult volunteers had radial nerve blocks and their strengths were quantitatively evaluated before and after blocking for grip, key pinch, isolated thumb adduction (adduction[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] speech, confusion Shortness of breath or trouble breathing Trouble speaking, walking, or seeing 2000-2018 The StayWell Company, LLC. 800 Township Line Road, Yardley, PA 19067[fairview.org] Mid-arm All below Numbness, paresthesia , pain along lateral posterior arm All below Wrist drop Paralysis or weakness of the hand and finger extensors ( decreased grip strength[amboss.com]

    Missing: Tongue Paralysis

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