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611 Possible Causes for Neck Drop

  • Sinusitis

    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2004;130(1):5–24. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 24. Tsikoudas A, Homer JJ.[doi.org] J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008;37(6):821–5. PubMed Google Scholar 47. Aukema AA, Mulder PG, Fokkens WJ.[doi.org] Treatment of nasal polyposis and chronic rhinosinusitis with fluticasone propionate nasal drops reduces need for sinus surgery.[doi.org]

  • Otitis Media

    […] use of ototopical antibiotic drops, and NOT oral antibiotics, for acute tube otorrhea.[clinicaladvisor.com] AOM with an indwelling tympanostomy tube will present with otorrhea A recent guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery strongly recommends[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Lymph Gland inflammation of the neck (swelling, pain, or tenderness).[drkaslow.com] Blood Pressure is usually low, and drops upon standing (105/60) and then elevated to (120 or 130/70 or 80) on reclining (postural or orthostatic hypotension).[drkaslow.com]

  • Meningitis

    Symptoms of meningitis can include fever, stiff neck, eye sensitivity to light, purple-spotted rash, a drop in blood pressure, headache, nausea and vomiting.[walgreens.com]

  • Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome

    drop.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] All 19 had neck drop or limber neck similar to that reported in AHD.[jamanetwork.com] […] paraplegia, dysarthria, muscle wasting, scoliosis, broad shallow pectus excavatum, long face, large ears with minor modeling anomalies, foot deformities, joint contractures, and neck[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adult-Onset Nemaline Myopathy

    Other leading causes of dropped head syndrome are amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, and isolated neck extensor myopathy.[unboundmedicine.com] A 59-year-old man with severe neck extensor weakness had findings diagnostic of nemaline myopathy on muscle biopsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A dropped head or neck weakness or cardiomyopathy may be the first signs of the disorder.[thinkgenetic.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 17

    […] ptosis (neck drop) due to neck extensor weakness manual muscle testing elicits muscle cramping upper motor neuron (UMN) signs spasticity hyperreflexia ( ) Hoffman's ( ) Babinski's[orthobullets.com] […] impaired speech or swallowing reduced head control breathing difficulty muscle cramping urinary frequency or incontinence (late findings) sensory remains normal Physical exam neck[orthobullets.com]

  • Hanging, Strangulation or Suffocation

    […] damage depends on height of drop: -swift drop - neck muscles may be ruptured, spine may be dislocated slight drop - neck may show little damage -neck is compressed -marks[quizlet.com] In the short drop, which can be a few inches to a few feet, the subject invariably dies of strangulation and/or the compression of the arteries in the neck.[health.howstuffworks.com] Indeed, a shorter drop is preferable for this method as it places less strain on the neck muscles.[lostallhope.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 1

    […] ptosis (neck drop) due to neck extensor weakness manual muscle testing elicits muscle cramping upper motor neuron (UMN) signs spasticity hyperreflexia ( ) Hoffman's ( ) Babinski's[orthobullets.com] […] impaired speech or swallowing reduced head control breathing difficulty muscle cramping urinary frequency or incontinence (late findings) sensory remains normal Physical exam neck[orthobullets.com]

  • Childhood Gastric Cancer

    Available in the following styles (click drop-down menu below to view alternate styles): - Women's Triblend - Women's Slouchy Tee - Women's V-Neck - Unisex V-Neck Each year[otrm.ritualnetwork.com]

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