1,707 Possible Causes for Locked in Syndrome in USA

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Acute gastroenteritis refers to an inflammation of stomach and intestines mainly caused by infection with viral or bacterial agents. Sudden onset of symptoms like abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea is characteristic for this condition. AG may run an asymptomatic, typical or severe course, depending on the overall…[1]

  • Pneumonia

    Pneumonia is an acute or chronic inflammation of the parenchyma of the lung. Most cases are due to infection by bacteria or viruses, a few to inhalation of chemicals, fungi, parasites or trauma. Pneumonia is most commonly classified by the area of lung affected: lobar pneumonia, bronchial pneumonia and interstitial…[2]

  • Hyponatremia
    Locked-in Syndrome

    Symptoms occur 2-4 days later, typically with quadriplegia and pseudobulbar palsy; however, it can take the form of mutism with paralysis ('locked-in' syndrome). … Commonly described symptoms include ataxia, quadriplegia, cranial nerve palsies, and the ‘locked-in’ syndrome.[3] [4]

  • Central Pontine Myelinolysis
    Locked-in Syndrome

    ., delirium or hallucinations), "locked-in syndrome," in which there is paralysis of the lower limb musculature and cranial nerves resulting in a lack of expressive communication … Permanent disabilities range from minor tremors and ataxia to signs of severe brain damage, such as spastic quadriparesis and locked-in syndrome.[5] [6]

  • Fugu Poisoning
    Locked-in Syndrome

    Fugu poisoning is a term encompassing ingestion of pufferfish (termed fugu) that contains tetrodotoxin, a very potent neurotoxin that can be fatal in sufficient concentrations. Patients initially present with paresthesias and gastrointestinal irritation, followed by progressive paralysis, hypotension, loss of…[7]

  • Intrapontine Hemorrhage
    Locked-in Syndrome
  • Malignant Neoplasm
    Chronic Diarrhea

    The Social Security Administration (SSA) covers malignant neoplastic diseases in Section 13 of the Blue Book. This includes a wide range of cancers and cancer related conditions. The Section is further divided into 27 subsections relating to which specific type of disease and/or where the disease originated. These…[8]

  • Dementia

    Syndrome Information Page Lewy Body Dementia Information Page Lipid Storage Diseases Information Page Lipoid Proteinosis Information Page Lissencephaly Information Page Locked-In … Syndrome Information Page Lou Gehrig's Disease Information Page Lupus - Neurological Sequelae Information Page Lyme Disease - Neurological Complications Information Page[9]

  • Locked-in Syndrome

    Read more about symptoms of Locked-in Syndrome Wrongly Diagnosed with Locked-in Syndrome? … Hidden causes of Locked-in Syndrome (possibly wrongly diagnosed) Locked-in Syndrome: Deaths Read more about Deaths and Locked-in Syndrome . … Causes of Locked-in Syndrome Read more about causes of Locked-in Syndrome .[10]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Adrenal insufficiency refers to an endocrine disorder resulting from a reduced production or the decreased action of hormones by the adrenal gland, mainly the steroid hormones. Symptoms primarily result from lack of mineralocorticoids and/or glucocorticoids and this condition may be triggered by lesions of the…[11]

Locked-in Syndrome

Locked-in syndrome is a rare condition usually caused by ischemic stroke, trauma or hemorrhage, affecting the corticospinal, corticopontine and corticobulbar tracts in the brainstem. It is characterized by quadriplegia and anarthria with preservation of consciousness.

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  1. Acute Gastroenteritis, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/acute-gastroen…
  2. Pneumonia, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/pneumonia
  3. Emergency Management of Hyponatremia | EM Cases, http://emergencymedicinecases.com/episode-60-em…
  4. Hyponatraemia. Abnormally Low Sodium Levels Information, http://patient.info/doctor/Hyponatremia.htm
  5. Central pontine myelinolysis, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_pontine_m…
  6. Central Pontine Myelinolysis, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/central-pontin…
  7. Fugu Poisoning, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/fugu-poisoning
  8. How to Apply for Disability with a Malignant Neoplastic Disease, http://www.disability-benefits-help.org/disabli…
  9. All Disorders | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/dementias/de…
  10. Locked-in Syndrome Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments and Causes, http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/l/locked_in_syndr…
  11. Adrenal Insufficiency, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/adrenal-insuff…