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61 Possible Causes for Paresthesia, Soft Palate Paralysis

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    CONCLUSIONS A case of a rare variant of GBS is presented with facial diplegia and paresthesia and with unilateral facial palsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lower extremity weakness with upper and lower extremity paresthesias developed progressively 11 months post transplantation, coinciding with immune control of CMV.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient was treated with intravenous immunoglobulin and experienced near-complete neurologic recovery, reporting ongoing mild paresthesia up to 2 months later.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    Tongue, soft palate, vocal cord, sternocleidomastoid paralysis (ipsilateral). Contralateral loss of pain and temperature sensation elsewhere.[patient.info] In a separate publication from the same year, Fisher linked occlusive disease at the carotid bifurcation to "transient episodes of blindness, aphasia, paresthesia and paralysis[medlink.com] Other symptoms include visual defects (diplopia), syncope (drop attacks), dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), dysarthria , hoarseness, and facial numbness, or paresthesias.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Poliomyelitis

    Symptoms are fever, severe headache, stiff neck and back, deep muscle pain, and sometimes areas of hyperesthesia (increased sensation) and paresthesia (altered sensation).[medicinenet.com] A smaller proportion of people with poliovirus infection will develop other more serious symptoms that affect the brain and spinal cord: Paresthesia (feeling of pins and needles[cdc.gov] , they may include: Sore throat Fever Upset stomach Headache Stomach pain Sometimes polio can affect the brain, and lead to serious — and permanent — complications like: Paresthesia[vaccines.gov]

  • Diphtheritic Neuropathy

    Paralysis of a soft palate, disturbance of sensitivity in a throat, decrease in a gag reflex develop on 3 — the 4th week from the beginning of a disease.[en.medicalmed.de] Items 461–463 A 17-year-old male presents with 10 days of progressive tingling paresthesias of the hands and feet followed by evolution of weakness of the legs two evenings[brainscape.com] At diphtheritic polyneuropathy first of all cranial nerves are surprised, then paralysis of a soft palate, violation of sensitivity of a throat follows, paralysis of her muscles[herbalthera.com]

  • Tapia's Syndrome

    Examination revealed paralysis of the soft palate, vocal cords and tongue ipsilaterally.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The nerve block was accomplished by eliciting paresthesia using a 22-gauge beveled needle followed by injecting 245 mg of lignocaine with adrenaline (7 mg/kg) in 25 ml solution[joacp.org] Affection of the LCN may go along with pain, such as neuralgias, dysesthesias, paresthesias, muscle pain, or pain with swallowing.[ruralneuropractice.com]

  • Hughling-Jackson Syndrome

    paralysis of the larynx and tongue with or without paralysis of the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius, sparing the soft palate) [ 5 ], and Avellis’s syndrome (ipsilateral[karger.com] For example, paresthesias, flashing lights or smells may be perceived if the postcentral gyrus, calcarine cortex or uncus regions are involved in the seizure activity.[dartmouth.edu] Two cases of associated paralysis of the tongue, soft palate, and vocal cord on the same side. Transactions of the Clinical Society of London, 1886;19:317–319.[link.springer.com]

  • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

    Patients also complain of paresthesias in the affected limbs without real sensation loss.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] such as: a loss of muscle reflexes severe muscle pain and spasms loose or floppy limbs that are often worse on one side of the body loss of superficial and deep reflexes, paresthesia[medcaretips.com] ., paresthesia, hyperesthesia, fasciculations, and spasms) may develop. On physical examination the distribution of paralysis is characteristically spotty.[easypediatrics.com]

  • Cyst

    Adenoids are high in the throat behind the nose and the roof of the mouth (referred to as your soft palate).[entnet.org] If the cysts are located higher in the cervical,thoracic, or lumbar sections of the spine, the symptoms can cause pain and paresthesias in the neck, shoulders,chest, arms,[tarlovcystfoundation.org] Sciatica is a syndrome that results in burning, tingling, numbness, stinging, electrical shock sensations in the lower back, buttocks, thigh, and pain down the leg and foot[tarlovcystfoundation.org]

  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    , weakness, bilateral elevation of the soft palate with no muscular atrophy or muscle tone alteration, universal areflexia, preserved sensitivity, and ataxic gait.[elsevier.es] We report a 63-year old patient who presented to our care initially with a hypernasal voice followed by ataxia, ptosis, dysphonia, and paresthesias.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Both patients presented with upper and lower limb paresthesias and severe weakness, bulbar and facial weakness, ophthalmoparesis and areflexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neuralgia

    Also, slight anesthesia and paralysis of the soft palate and palatine arch on the affected side may be present. neuralgia, sphenopalatine , n See neuralgia, atypical, facial[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] After a cervical epidural steroid injection, her lateral shoulder pain resolved, but she continued to have residual chest wall paresthesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Paresthesia is a “pins and needles” sensation or a feeling of prickling, numbness, and tingling.[pudendalhope.info]

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