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367 Possible Causes for Paralysis, Peripheral Motor Neuropathy, Slow Speech

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    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] […] convulsions) and can lead to severe complications such as motor paralysis.[orpha.net]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    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] […] and/or recurrent life-threatening attacks with severe abdominal pain, peripheral and autonomic neuropathy, neuropsychiatric manifestations, cutaneous lesions and possibly paralysis[clinicaladvisor.com] They can, in some cases, cause motor paralysis. The disease is often progressive. The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only.[orpha.net]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    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] Electromyography showed peripheral nerve injury (mainly in axon). The patient was diagnosed as having acute motor sensory axonal neuropathy (AMSAN).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lyme Disease

    […] difficulty (slurred or slow) Stammering speech Forgetting how to perform simple tasks Loss of sex drive Sexual dysfunction Unexplained menstral pain, irregularity Unexplained[ticktalkireland.org] neuropathy and sometimes motor neuron disease, neuropsychiatric presentations, cardiac presentations (including electrical conduction delays and dilated cardiomyopathy),[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unilateral and bilateral facial paralysis may occur in up to 11% of patients with Lyme disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Porphyria

    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] 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] Respiratory paralysis 9-20 Preceded by progressive peripheral motor neuropathy and paresis.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Juvenile Paralysis Agitans of Hunt

    speech rate -cranial polyneuropathy presenting as recurrent unilateral painful ophthalmoplegia -CN 2, 3, 4, V1, and 6 may be involved -tendency for spontaneous resolution[cram.com] neuropathy 006816 Slc26a4 Slc26a4 pdsm Pendred Syndrome model neurological/behavioral: anomalies in motor capabilities, coordination, and movement; deafness/head bobbing[jax.org] See Ascending tick paralysis, Fetal paralysis, Flaccid paralysis, Laryngeal paralysis, Periodic paralysis, Sleep paralysis, Spastic paralysis, Tick paralysis, Tourniquet paralysis[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Symptoms of ALS include progressive muscle weakness beginning in the limbs, muscle twitching and cramping, slowed speech becoming progressively harder to understand, difficulty[brainfoundation.org.au] Macroglobulinemia with peripheral neuropathy simulating motor neuron disease. Ann Neurol 1981;11: 532-536. [ Links ] 17. Van Schaik IN, Bossuyt PM, Brand A, Vermeulen M.[doi.org] Our certified mentors are people living with or impacted by paralysis.[christopherreeve.org]

  • Brain Stem Disorder

    Cerebellar patients have difficulty in coordinating these muscle groups appropriately, and therefore their speech tends to be slow and disjointed.[nba.uth.tmc.edu] Normal reflexes in a floppy infant almost exclude a severe peripheral neuropathy or motor neuron disorder and make a severe myopathy unlikely.[mrineonatalbrain.com] […] of gaze, cerebellar ataxia Tumor Parinaud Dorsal Midbrain Paralysis of upward gaze and accommodation, fixed pupils, retraction nystagmus Pinealoma, hydrocephalus Millard-Gubler[tchain.com]

  • Central Pontine Myelinolysis

    As a result, you may suffer from: muscle weakness in the face, arms, and legs delayed or poor reflexes and responses slowed speech and poor enunciation tremors swallowing[healthline.com] […] disturbances, behavioural changes, headache and peripheral neuropathy (reviewed by Lawrence and Major, 2002 ).[doi.org] ., delirium or hallucinations), "locked-in syndrome," in which there is paralysis of the lower limb musculature and cranial nerves resulting in a lack of expressive communication[symptoma.com]

  • Cerebellar Neoplasm

    Location - Sphenoid Ridge Common Symptoms - Eye-bulging, decreased vision, paralysis of eye movement, seizures, memory difficulty, personality change, headache.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] Check with your child's doctor if your child has any of the following: Loss of balance, trouble walking, worsening handwriting, or slow speech. Lack of coordination.[cancer.gov] neuropathy (25%) Onset: Often subacute Distribution: Sensory-motor; Polyradiculopathy Often associated alternative causes Cranial neuropathy: VI; VIII (Deafness or Tinnitus[neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

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