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119 Possible Causes for Muscle Twitch, Slurred Speech, Tongue Paralysis

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    twitching for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of muscles) and twitching.[mda.org] ALS often begins with muscle twitching and weakness in a limb, or slurred speech. Eventually, ALS affects control of the muscles needed to move, speak, eat and breathe.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    A 69-year-old man with long-standing depression and failing memory presented with muscle twitches of 8 months' duration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Progressive bulbar palsy usually leads to slurred speech and difficulty swallowing, as Rutgers University details.[reference.com] Apraxia (Medical Encyclopedia) Hand or foot spasms (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle atrophy (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle function loss (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle twitching[icdlist.com] […] 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]

  • Syringobulbia

    Facial muscle twitches occurred exclusively with saccades.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms & Signs Some symptoms include vocal chord paralysis, tongue atrophy, tongue fibrillation, speaking difficulty & vertigo.[signssymptoms.org] speech.[explainmedicine.com]

  • Botulism

    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] Administration of antitoxin to case-patient 1 was delayed based on atypical symptoms of muscle twitching and increased muscle tone noted by a consulting physician.[jamanetwork.com] , laryngeal muscles, respiratory muscles and extremities Without rapid intervention, patients may die of respiratory paralysis or cardiac arrest Diagnosis A high index of[pathologyoutlines.com]

  • Risperidone

    twitching or spasms (of the face, neck, or body) rigid muscles skin rash sleep disorder slight muscle stiffness slowed movements swelling of the body, arms or legs symptoms[chealth.canoe.com] paralysis, akinesia, cerebral ischemia, cerebrovascular disorder, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, diabetic coma, head titubation Psychiatric disorders: Agitation, blunted[reference.medscape.com] speech, even for a short period of time.[headmeds.org.uk]

  • Organophosphate Insecticide

    He was responsive to pain, but had slurred speech. His Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score was 9.[intjem.springeropen.com] There is muscle twitching, convulsions, coma, arrest.[patient.info] […] or eyelids, and eventually, paralysis of the body extremities and the respiratory muscles.[pbs.org]

  • Hemiparesis

    The rating scale for muscle strength is as follows: 0/5 No movement 1/5 Mild muscle twitching 2/5 Movements from side to side, but cannot lift the arm or leg up against gravity[stroke.about.com] Otorhinolaryngeal examination revealed right sided VIII cranial nerve paralysis and ipsilateral vocal cord paralysis. There was no tongue abnormality.[ijcasereportsandimages.com] On examination, the patient was confused with hoarseness of voice and slurred speech.[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

  • Frovatriptan

    speech, problems with vision or balance.[everydayhealth.com] Call your doctor right away if you have agitation ; change in balance; confusion; hallucinations; fever; fast or abnormal heartbeat; flushing; muscle twitching or stiffness[drugs.com] paralysis.[canadadrugs.com]

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia with Axonal Neuropathy

    , hyperkinesia, and restless leg syndrome), dyskinesia (dyskinesia, muscle twitching, choreoathetosis, athetosis, and myoclonus), dystonia (includes dystonia, hypertonia,[mymemory.translated.net] Symptoms of cerebellar ataxia include: Behavior or personality changes Changes in your voice Dizziness Fatigue Headaches Low muscle tone Muscle tremors Slurred speech Trouble[webmd.com] Clinical features Progressive ataxia with pyramidal, cerebellar, and distal neuropathy sensorimotor neuropathy Nystagmus Slurred speech Hypermyelinated retinal nerve fibers[emedicine.medscape.com]

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