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1,782 Possible Causes for Muscle Weakness, Slurred Speech

  • Porphyria

    Besides having abdominal and nerve pain, the patient may suffer rapid heartbeat, mania, muscle cramps, muscle weakness, breathing problems, hallucinations, and coma.[] Other symptoms include: Muscle pain Muscle weakness or paralysis Numbness or tingling Pain in the arms or legs Pain in the back Personality changes Attacks can sometimes be[] Motor neuropathy usually manifests initially as proximal upper-extremity muscle weakness and can be difficult to detect.[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    weakness.[] speech, stumbling, and muscle twitching for 3 years.[] Respiratory muscle weakness and failure is a common complication late in the course of disease.[]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    This can cause muscle weakness, aching, or cramps, numbness and tingling, frequent urination, fast heartbeat, and feeling confused or thirsty.[] Symptoms may include weakness or dizziness, chills, muscle spasms, or diarrhea.[]

  • Hemiparesis

    OK Similar books to After a Stroke or Brain Injury and Hemiparesis Living Care, Rehab at Home Tips Exercises: Safety and Effects as One Sided Muscle Weakness, Stroke Paralysis[] On examination, the patient was confused with hoarseness of voice and slurred speech.[] Muscle weakness on one side of the body. hemiparesis mild paralysis affecting one side of the body hem·i·pa·re·sis ( hem'ē-pă-rē'sis ) Weakness affecting one side of the[]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    […] wasting and weakness, absent reflexes, loss of weight and muscle twitching.[] The early symptoms are slurred speech and stumbling.[] speech.[]

  • Islet Cell Tumor

    These include muscle weakness, aches, cramps, numbness, tingling, frequent urination, confusion, thirst, and rapid heartbeat Somatostatinoma: Diarrhea Gallstones Yellowing[] , or dizzy Blood clots VIPoma Symptoms include: Weight loss Stomach cramps or pain Watery diarrhea Dehydration symptoms Symptoms linked to low potassium levels, such as muscle[] weakness, aches, cramps, numbness, tingling, frequent urination, thirst, and irregular heartbeat (palpitations) Somatostatinoma Symptoms include: Diarrhea Gallstones Fatty[]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    A 12-month-old boy with progressive cranial nerve palsies followed by ventilatory failure demanding artificial ventilation, generalized muscle weakness, and rapid progression[] It also includes similar symptoms as PBP – affection of head and neck muscles, swallowing or chewing problems and slurred speech (usually the first symptoms from all).[] Progressive bulbar palsy usually leads to slurred speech and difficulty swallowing, as Rutgers University details.[]

  • Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome

    A 20-year-old male presented with a 12-year history of excessive daytime sleepiness and sudden muscle weakness caused by laughter and disturbed nocturnal sleep.[] A subjective sense of clumsiness, slurred speech, weakness, and muscle twitches are reported prior to the attack.[] Without much warning, the person loses muscle tone and can have a slack jaw, broken speech, buckled knees or total weakness in their face, arms, legs, and trunk.[]

  • Juvenile Primary Lateral Sclerosis

    Other signs include clumsiness, muscle weakness and balance difficulties. Patients generally become wheelchair dependent by adolescence.[] As symptoms progress, they become more serious and include weakness and stiffness in the arms and hands, slurred speech, drooling, difficulty swallowing, and an inability[] Early symptoms include clumsiness, muscle weakness and spasticity in the legs, and difficulty with balance.[]

  • Cholinergic Crisis

    Myasthenic crisis also results in respiratory muscle weakness, which can lead to respiratory failure and death.[] Bulbar muscles - common, causing a nasal sound to speech that is slurred.[] Myasthenic speech is nasal (from weakness of the soft palate) and slurred (from weakness of the tongue, lips, and face) but without any difficulty with fluency.[]

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