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786 Possible Causes for Paralysis, Peripheral Motor Neuropathy, Personality Change

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Those with acute forms of porphyria develop numbness, tingling, paralysis, cramping, vomiting, constipation, personality changes or mental disorders, and/or pain in the abdomen[medicinenet.com] motor neuropathy.[bestpractice.bmj.com] […] features of acute intermittent porphyria i.e. acute abdomen, neuropsychiatric symptoms, and rapidly progressing acute motor neuropathy leading to respiratory and bulbar paralysis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    Acute hepatic porphyria can be triggered by pregnancy and usually presents with gastrointestinal symptoms and personality changes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and/or recurrent life-threatening attacks with severe abdominal pain, peripheral and autonomic neuropathy, neuropsychiatric manifestations, cutaneous lesions and possibly paralysis[clinicaladvisor.com] neuropathy (patchy numbness and paresthesias), Proximal motor weakness (usually starting in upper extremities which can progress to include respiratory impairment and death[house.wikia.com]

  • Hereditary Coproporphyria

    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[medlineplus.gov] Peripheral neuropathies are predominantly motor neuropathies and can mimic Guillain-Barré syndrome.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] attacks may include body pain, nausea and vomiting, increased heart rate ( tachycardia ), and high blood pressure. [2] Less common symptoms include seizures, skin lesions, and paralysis[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Variegate Porphyria

    Those with acute forms of porphyria develop numbness, tingling, paralysis, cramping, vomiting, constipation, personality changes or mental disorders, and/or pain in the abdomen[medicinenet.com] Respiratory paralysis 9-20 Preceded by progressive peripheral motor neuropathy and paresis.[clinicaladvisor.com] Recovery from severe paralysis is generally slow.[sema4genomics.com]

  • Lyme Disease

    changes. 3, 16, 17 Cardiac involvement usually occurs within one to two months after infection (range of less than one week to seven months). 17 – 19 Lyme carditis is a less[web.archive.org] Unilateral and bilateral facial paralysis may occur in up to 11% of patients with Lyme disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] neuropathy and sometimes motor neuron disease, neuropsychiatric presentations, cardiac presentations (including electrical conduction delays and dilated cardiomyopathy),[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Porphyria

    changes or mental disorders.[seattlecca.org] 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[nlm.nih.gov] Acute attacks occur mainly in adults and comprise severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, autonomic disturbance, central nervous system involvement and peripheral motor neuropathy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Therefore, the person should be put on a heart monitor or equipment that measures and tracks body function.[ninds.nih.gov] In this type, the covering around peripheral nerve cells, called myelin, is damaged. Acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN).[childrenshospital.org] Our certified mentors are people living with or impacted by paralysis.[christopherreeve.org]

  • Ewing Family of Tumors

    Depending on the size of the lesion and its location other features may be present, e.g. hydrocephalus, focal neurological dysfunction including personality change.[radiopaedia.org] Schwann cells and the pathogenesis of inherited motor and sensory neuropathies (Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease). Glia 54, 243–257 (2006). 22. Levi, G. et al.[doi.org] […] and/or incontinence (if the tumor is in the spinal region) Symptoms related to nerve compression from the tumor (e.g., numbness, tingling or paralysis) The symptoms of Ewing[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    changes marked by depression and a tendency to withdraw.[britannica.com] "Mercury poisoning can result in hearing and vision changes, personality changes, memory problems, seizures or paralysis.[livescience.com] Signs and Symptoms The onset time for Acute Mercury Poisoning is one week or more, at which time the symptoms of numbness, weakness of the legs, spastic paralysis and impaired[diagnose-me.com]

  • Entrapment Neuropathy

    Similarly, those persons, who are at high risk for entrapment neuropathies, could change their activities and reduce their risk prior to nerve injury occurring.[minneapolisclinic.com] Peripheral neuropathy occurs in 10% of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.[spineuniverse.com] The clinical and neurophysiological findings in two cases of spontaneous paralysis of the deep branch of the radial nerve are reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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