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238 Possible Causes for Hiccup, Myasthenia Gravis

  • Conversion Disorder

    Some common misdiagnoses include: Lupus Stroke Injury to the spinal cord HIV Multiple sclerosis Parkinson’s disease Epilepsy Myasthenia gravis (a disorder characterized by[luxury.rehabs.com] Other motor disturbances that are at times associated with conversion disorder are loss of speech (aphonia), coughing, nausea, vomiting, or hiccuping.[britannica.com] Pathologic conditions that can look like conversion include brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, basal ganglia disease, optic neuritis, Guillain-Barre, Creutzfeldt-Jakob[journalofethics.ama-assn.org]

  • Mediastinal Disease

    Drug therapy, which usually is initiated with pyridostigmine (mestinon) alone, often helps these symptoms of myasthenia gravis.[med.stanford.edu] These include: Arm causualgia Bronchogenic cysts Esophageal cysts Hyperhidrosis , including axillary hyperhidrosis and sweaty palms Myasthenia gravis Superior vena cava syndrome[utswmedicine.org] Surgical treatment of myasthenia gravis Pleural Diseases Pleura are thin sheets of tissue (membranes) that line the inside of the chest cavity and outside of the lungs.[dartmouth-hitchcock.org]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    gravis Deconditioning Myopathies Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome; COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.[web.archive.org] Hiccups, a benign and self-limited condition, can become persistent or intractable with overlooked underlying etiology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] metabolic acidosis) Pleural effusions Pericardial effusions Hematological Hemorrhage Anemia Neuromuscular High cervical cord lesions Trauma to phrenic nerves Central apneas Myasthenia[web.archive.org]

  • Herpes Zoster

    gravis, growth suppression, and infections may occur with glucocorticoid use Drug Category: Topical anesthetics -- Decrease pain associated with postherpetic neuralgia.[csh.org.tw] […] discontinuation of glucocorticoids may cause adrenal crisis; hyperglycemia, edema, osteonecrosis, myopathy, peptic ulcer disease, hypokalemia, osteoporosis, euphoria, psychosis, myasthenia[csh.org.tw]

  • Diaphragm Disorder

    Multiple Sclerosis Muscular dystrophy Myasthenia Gravis Polymyositis Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Cerebral Palsy Doctors Research & Clinical Trials Research & Clinical Trials[my.clevelandclinic.org] Activities that cause diaphragm pain and symptoms: Labored breathing (asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, pneumonia) Gasping for air during sports activities Hyperventilation Coughing Hiccups[thewellnessdigest.com] Functional disorder FLUTTER (respiratory myoclonus, Leeuwenhoek disease) HICCUP MECHANICAL DISADVANTAGE– in copd[slideshare.net]

  • Neuromyelitis Optica

    Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) and myasthenia gravis (MG) are rare autoimmune disorders. The coexistence of the two disorders, although rare, has been documented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) can have atypical presentations like hiccups, vomiting, etc. which is classically described as the area postrema syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In recent years, there has been increasing awareness of NMOSD presenting concurrently with other autoimmune diseases, including myasthenia gravis (MG), systemic lupus erythematosus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Esophageal Carcinoma

    gravis and scleroderma).[clinicaladvisor.com] […] oesophageal cancer which may cause a patient to present to a doctor include: Dysphagia Weight loss Loss of appetite Odynophagia Hoarseness Melaena Retrosternal pain Intractable hiccups[patient.info] Nerve compression may cause spinal pain, hiccups, or paralysis of the diaphragm. Malignant pleural effusions or pulmonary metastasis may cause dyspnea.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    gravis, IgA nephropathy, membranous nephropathy, and pernicious anaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Proportion with hiccups Comparison 18.[dx.doi.org] Evaluation of T cell subsets in myasthenia gravis using anti-T cell monoclonal antibodies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    The neuromuscular junction may be affected, mimicking the weakness patterns (and physiology) of myasthenia gravis or myasthenic syndrome.[emedicine.medscape.com] Kashiwagi , Intractable hiccup associated with aseptic meningitis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus , Lupus , 10.1177/0961203307085253 , 17 , 2 , (152-153) ,[doi.org] gravis.[pubs.sciepub.com]

  • Respiratory Muscle Paralysis

    A 34-year-old lady presented with generalised weakness of body, indistinguishable from myasthenia gravis within 24 hours of a wasp sting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hiccups are sharp, spasmodic contractions of the diaphragm.[dartmouth.edu] INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE FOR FIRST RESPONDERS AND EMERGENCY CARE Clinical Manifestations of Myasthenia Gravis (MG) Myasthenia gravis is a rare neuromuscular disorder which[myasthenia.org]

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