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13 Possible Causes for Nasal Voice, Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration

  • Oculo-Pharyngo-Distal Myopathy

    Eleven of his relatives, over a period of three generations, had ptosis, dysphagia, nasal voice and difficulty in walking.[scinapse.io] […] disease course Weakness Masseter Facial Weakness may be severe Wasting: Orbicularis oris, Malar & Zygomatic muscles Bulbar Dysphagia: Oropharyngeal Dysarthria: Hoarse & Nasal[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] Dysphagia and a hoarse or nasal voice occurred in all patients after a disease duration of up to 2 years.[journals.plos.org]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    A 64 year old woman presented with persistent and severe symptoms due to recurrent aspiration pneumonias associated with oesophageal reflux.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] regurgitation Wet voice Drooling Facial paralysis Coughing or choking with swallowing Sensation of food sticking in the chest Oral or pharyngeal regurgitation Inability to[americannursetoday.com] An 80-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with recurrent right-sided aspiration pneumonia, found on barium swallow to be due to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

    pneumonia (due to spontaneous rupture), meningitis, and epiglottitis.[pediatriceducation.org] Presentation is variable, the first symptoms of a parapharyngeal abscess are similar to those of uncomplicated acute pharyngitis or tonsiliits (fever, sore throat, nasal voice[radiopaedia.org] Recurrence occurs in 1-5% of patients. Death can occur in up to 40-50% of patients. Higher death rates are seen in adults than children.[pediatriceducation.org]

  • Secondary Myopathy

    […] suck Pharyngela: Difficulty swallowing, recurrent aspiration pneumonia, cough during meals, weight loss Weakness of jaw when chewing.[sites.google.com] Some infants may have an abnormal waddling walk (gait), swallowing difficulties (dysphagia), speech difficulties (dysarthria), and a nasal tone to the voice.[rarediseases.org] Ocular Double vision, blurred vision, ptosis, disconjugate eye movements Bulbar Palatal: Nasal speech, weak cry, nasal regurgitation of liquids due to palatal weakness, poor[sites.google.com]

  • Familial Dysautonomia

    pneumonias due to aspiration, Inability to tolerate lower oxygen levels Kidney: dehydration with elevated blood urea nitrogen (BUN), poor kidney blood flow, salt wasting,[childlifesociety.org] " voice Delayed development, especially difficulty walking Sores (ulcers) on the tongue caused by teeth rubbing against the area Decreased sense of pain and body position,[drugs.com] […] occurrences of pneumonia due to aspiration Heart abnormalities These consist of: Dysrhythmias Hypotension or low blood pressure Episodes of high blood pressure and erratically[hxbenefit.com]

  • Distal Myopathy Type 3

    […] suck Pharyngela: Difficulty swallowing, recurrent aspiration pneumonia, cough during meals, weight loss Weakness of jaw when chewing.[sites.google.com] Pharyngeal and laryngeal weakness may result in monotonous nasal voice. IQ is low-normal with hostile, reticent, suspicious, uncooperative personality.[neuroweb.us] Ocular Double vision, blurred vision, ptosis, disconjugate eye movements Bulbar Palatal: Nasal speech, weak cry, nasal regurgitation of liquids due to palatal weakness, poor[sites.google.com]

  • Polyglucosan Body Myopathy Type 2

    […] suck Pharyngela: Difficulty swallowing, recurrent aspiration pneumonia, cough during meals, weight loss Weakness of jaw when chewing.[sites.google.com] Pharyngeal and laryngeal weakness may result in monotonous nasal voice. IQ is low-normal with hostile, reticent, suspicious, uncooperative personality.[neuroweb.us] Ocular Double vision, blurred vision, ptosis, disconjugate eye movements Bulbar Palatal: Nasal speech, weak cry, nasal regurgitation of liquids due to palatal weakness, poor[sites.google.com]

  • Congenital Esophageal Diverticulum

    Diagnosis of an H-type fistula can be significantly delayed because the only symptoms may be frequent episodes of pneumonia due to recurrent aspiration.[pedclerk.uchicago.edu] After swallowing, any regurgitation or nasal reflux is identified.[nature.com] Choke, gag, or cough during the feeding, and hoarse or "wet" voice (or cry, in the infant) just following the feeding, are noted.[nature.com]

  • Wolf Hirschhorn Syndrome

    About one third die within the first two years of life, usually due to a heart defect, aspiration pneumonia, other severe infection or resulting from a seizure.[patient.info] […] bridge Prognathism Cleft lip and/or palate Short fingers Delayed dentition Hoarse voice Sleep disorders Behavior problems (Continued) Table 3 (Continued) Hyperactivity Self[alpfmedical.info] Recurrence risk is negligible unless a parent is a translocation carrier.[patient.info]

  • Antenatal-Onset Multicore Myopathy with Arthrogryposis

    […] suck Pharyngela: Difficulty swallowing, recurrent aspiration pneumonia, cough during meals, weight loss Weakness of jaw when chewing.[sites.google.com] There may be mild facial weakness and a high-pitched nasal voice.[clinicalgate.com] Two nonrelatedindividuals (Patients 31 and 32), currently aged 14 and15 years, with neonatal hypotonia, failure to thrive, ahigh-pitched nasal voice, and permanent and total[docslide.net]

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