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187 Possible Causes for Mild Facial Muscle Weakness, Myasthenia Gravis

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    gravis Spinal muscular atrophy Appointments and Location (804) 828-CHOR (2467) Children's Pavilion - Level 3, Pod B ›› Meet the Team[chrichmond.org] Mild involvement of the facial musculature (particularly of the orbicularis oculi and oris muscles) is often present.[orpha.net] These include spinal muscular atrophy, neuropathies such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, myasthenia gravis, and the myopathies (including metabolic, mitochondrial and inflammatory[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    Here we describe a case of a 45-year-old woman with antibody positive myasthenia gravis since age 16, who then develops treatment-resistant weakness due to genetically proven[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ptosis and mild facial and proximal muscle weakness were present by 9 years of age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] June 2013 Volume 54, Issue 15 Free ARVO Annual Meeting Abstract June 2013 Distinctive Clinical Signs Differentiating Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy from Myasthenia Gravis[iovs.arvojournals.org]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    […] sensory symptoms or signs Cranial nerve involvement, especially bilateral weakness of facial muscles Recovery beginning two to four weeks after progression ceases Autonomic[aafp.org] ‡Including, but not limited to, brainstem ischaemia, myasthenia gravis and botulism.[jnnp.bmj.com] […] sensory symptoms or signs Cranial nerve involvement, especially bilateral weakness of facial muscles Autonomic dysfunction Pain (often present) High concentration of protein[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    gravis, IgA nephropathy, membranous nephropathy, and pernicious anaemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms and signs of MS are extremely variable and range from mild to severe, and may include: Problems with balance when walking Hearing loss Facial pain Weakness Muscle[emedicinehealth.com] Evaluation of T cell subsets in myasthenia gravis using anti-T cell monoclonal antibodies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Myasthenia Gravis Clinical Study Group. Clinical trial of plasma exchange and high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin in myasthenia gravis.[dx.doi.org] Patients with mild or purely ocular muscle weakness may have increased jitter only in facial muscles.[myasthenia.org.au] Patients with mild or purely ocular (eye) muscle weakness may have increased jitter only in facial muscles.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Myopathy

    INTRODUCTION: The association of myasthenia gravis (MG) and inflammatory myopathy is rare and often only one of the diseases is diagnosed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nemaline myopathy: moderate weakness of voluntary muscles in the arms, legs, and trunk; mild weakness of facial muscles; delays in reaching developmental motor milestones;[healthofchildren.com] Curr Rheumatol Rep: 2002, 4(5);403-8 [PubMed:12217245] [WorldCat.org] (P p) A K Mier-Jedrzejowicz, C Brophy, M Green Respiratory muscle function in myasthenia gravis.[openanesthesia.org]

  • Ptosis

    KEYWORDS: Myasthenia gravis; adjustable ptosis; developing countries; open innovation; ptosis crutch[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is early weakness and atrophy of forearms and quadriceps and a third of patients also have mild facial weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: External levator advancement; eyelid surgery; myasthenia gravis; ocular myasthenia; ptosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arthrogryposis due to Muscular Dystrophy

    weakness, including mild facial weakness.[medlink.com] gravis, infant of mother with multiple sclerosis, congenital myotonic dystrophy, congenital muscular dystrophy myotubular myopathy, and craniocarpotarsal dysplasia.[miami.pure.elsevier.com] Diseases of myoneural junction and muscle (G70-G73) G70 Myasthenia gravis and other myoneural disorders Excludes: botulism ( A05.1 ) transient neonatal myasthenia gravis ([apps.who.int]

  • Oculo-Pharyngo-Distal Myopathy

    Because of this progress, we are now recognizing new neuromuscular di seases as well as diagnosing more subtle cases of myasthenia gravis, myotonia, and metabolic myopathies[books.google.com] On examination, there is mild facial, neck-flexor, and proximal-extremity muscle weakness. Legs are more affected than arms.[clinicalgate.com] He is also Clinical Director of the Oxford Myasthenia Centre, supported by the Myasthenia Gravis Association.[books.google.com]

  • Stiff-Person Syndrome

    In later stages of SPS, mild atrophy and muscle weakness are likely.[mdedge.com] Such antibodies are also seen in patients with myasthenia gravis without manifest neoplasia.[neurologyindia.com] Masui 2004; 53:66–8Aya, D Fukuda, T Ohkoshi, N Furukawa, H Toyooka, H Abel M, Eisenkraft JB: Anesthetic implications of myasthenia gravis.[anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org]

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