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14 Possible Causes for Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes, Rapid Progression, Tongue Muscle Weakness

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Pseudobulbar palsy is a clinical syndrome of dysarthria, dysphagia, a hyperactive gag reflex and labile emotional responses.[radiopaedia.org] A 12-month-old boy with progressive cranial nerve palsies followed by ventilatory failure demanding artificial ventilation, generalized muscle weakness, and rapid progression[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical manifestations include dysarthria, dysphagia, facial weakness, tongue weakness, and fasciculations of the tongue and facial muscles.[icd9data.com]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Romanian O paralizie simetrică poate evolua rapid.[mymemory.translated.net] Synonym: supranuclear palsy Muscles affected: (1) jaw (2) tongue (3) soft palate (4) pharynx (5) larynx (6) face Clinical findings in affected muscles: (1) spasticity (2)[meducator3.net] brainstem reflexes (eg, jaw jerk), the dissociation of automatic and volitional movements of the bulbar muscles with preservation of automatic movements, and the absence[medlink.com]

  • Autosomal Recessive Lower Motor Neuron Disease with Childhood Onset

    Disease progression was rapid, and the majority of patients died from respiratory failure within 1–5 years after onset of disease.[link.springer.com] […] cramps when performing physical activities Muscle twitches and weakness of limb muscles As the condition progresses: Weakness of the face and tongue muscles which may cause[thehumanthebody.com] […] tendon reflexes, and Babinski signs.[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Progressive Muscular Atrophy

    Rapid progression and typical ubiquitinated inclusions in lower motor neurons were present in 77 (95%) of the cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Slight weakness in the facial muscles and fasciculation of the tongue appeared at age 60. At age 61, she died of sudden respiratory arrest.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] tendon reflexes, and Babinski signs.[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy

    progression leading to compromised ambulation in the mid-20s.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These early symptoms include: · Weakness/cramps in arm and leg muscles (proximal distal) · Face, mouth, and tongue muscle weakness · Difficulty with speaking and swallowing[rarediseases.org] […] tendon reflexes, and Babinski signs.[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    Both cases showed rapid progression to mutism within a few years. Neuropathologically, frontal lobe degeneration including the precentral gyrus was observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 13-year-old Hispanic boy with rapidly progressive weakness, muscle atrophy, tremor, and tongue fasciculation, along with upper motor neuron findings of hyperactive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] tendon reflexes, and Babinski signs.[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Juvenile Primary Lateral Sclerosis

    Bulbar-onset MND is not uniformly associated with a rapid progression, and symptoms may remain isolated to this territory with apparently normal EMG studies.[pn.bmj.com] Affiliated tissues include brain , spinal cord and tongue , and related phenotypes are muscle weakness and hyperreflexia Genetics Home Reference : 25 Juvenile primary lateral[malacards.org] […] tendon reflexes, and Babinski signs.[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    […] tendon reflexes, and Babinski signs.[neuropathology-web.org] Due to the debilitating nature and its rapid progression, MND is a significant issue affecting society with ethical and legal debates centered around end of life decisions[en.wikibooks.org] Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (muscles that are involved in swallowing), weak facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[advancedpsy.com]

  • Worster-Drought Syndrome

    brainstem reflexes (eg, jaw jerk), the dissociation of automatic and volitional movements of the bulbar muscles with preservation of automatic movements, and the absence[medlink.com] At the beginning of the period of recovery, a rapid and total disappearance of neologisms was observed, while only literal ... more A progressive loss of comprehension and[scinapse.io] […] of the orbicularis oris muscle, the tongue, and the soft palate leading to dysarthria dribbling, dysphagia, and inability to protrude the tongue.[whonamedit.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Type 5

    A novel P66S mutation in exon 3 of the SOD1 gene with early onset and rapid progression.[atm.amegroups.com] ALS5 is characterized by slowly progressive muscle weakness starting in the distal limbs and spreading to the tongue and bulbar muscles.[symptoma.com] […] tendon reflexes, and Babinski signs.[neuropathology-web.org]

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