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748 Possible Causes for Peripheral Neuropathy, Progressive Dysphagia

  • Esophageal Carcinoma

    Both of our patients had common symptoms of progressive dysphagia and significant weight loss at presentation.[] Progressive dysphagia and weight loss are the most recognizable symptoms. The prognosis depends upon the stage of the tumor.[] The clinical features commonly seen in the patients of esophageal carcinoma include the following: Progressive dysphagia: Dysphagia in esophageal carcinomas is at first intermittent[]

  • Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

    We report a 64 year old Chinese-Malaysian woman who presented with progressive dysphagia and bilateral ptosis for about 6 years.[] These findings argue against an association between OPMD and peripheral neuropathy.[] Complications of OPMD include ptosis and progressive dysphagia leading to eventual malnutrition and aspiration.[]

  • Plexiform Neurofibroma

    The combination of large PNF and cervical spine dysplasia may cause compression of the upper gastrointestinal tract and chronic progressive dysphagia.[] Adverse reactions included transient somnolence in four, evanescent rash in two, and reversible mild peripheral neuropathy in two patients.[] A decision to operate on vagal tumors was made based on progression of symptoms, including dysphagia and airway compromise, and in 1 patient because there was a concern for[]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    […] and acid reflux Associated conditions other autoimmune diseases Prognosis systemic scleroderma is rapidly progressive involvement of pulmonary, renal, or cardiac systems[] Peripheral neuropathy: a complication of systemic sclerosis. Clin Rheumatol . 2013 Jun. 32(6):885-8. [Medline] . Tyndall A, Fistarol S.[] As scleroderma progresses, esophageal involvement from abnormalities in decreased motility may worsen due to progressive fibrosis (scarring).[]

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis

    We present a 48-year-old male with AS suffering from progressive dysphagia to soft foods and liquids.[] Infliximab (IFX) markedly improved the axial symptom but was discontinued due to the side effect of peripheral neuropathy.[] TNF has a proinflammatory action, and various immunoregulatory actions that, together, seem to promote the development of peripheral neuropathies syndromes in the organism[]

  • Lipoma

    An 87-year-old man, who had been experiencing progressive dysphagia and slight chest discomfort for 12 months, presented for an esophagram with a diagnosis of achalasia.[] Peripheral neuropathy may be associated. Screening for these associated medical problems should be undertaken.[]

  • Cyclophosphamide

    The refractoriness of this disease was characterised by an increase of the already severe muscle wasting that led to respiratory failure and progressive dysphagia, regardless[] neuropathy.[] A 49-year-old woman was hospitalized with progressively worsening left-sided weakness, dysphagia, diplopia, and vertigo.[]

  • Liposarcoma

    The patient had presented with non-specific symptoms, including progressive dysphagia over the previous 6 mo, without complaints of chest or epigastric pain, regurgitation[] neuropathy), abdominal pain and fever (pyrexia).[] […] among participants treated with Halaven were fatigue, nausea, hair loss (alopecia), constipation, certain nerve damage causing weakness or numbness in the hands and feet (peripheral[]

  • Radiation Esophagitis

    The formation of esophageal strictures from fibrotic changes is the main factor for the development of symptoms in these patients, most important being progressive dysphagia[] neuropathy) Cancer.Net/ASCO (peripheral neuropathy) Related[] Progressive dysphagia for solids is the most common presenting symptom. This may progress to include liquids.[]

  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

    A 43-year-old man with progressive dysphagia and diarrhea was referred to the teaching hospital.[] Proximal myopathy and peripheral neuropathy are sometimes seen.[] Here, we reported a case of MEN1/ZES, who developed dysphagia due to reflux esophagitis with severe esophageal stricture.[]

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