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857 Possible Causes for Peripheral Neuropathy, Progressive Dysphagia

  • 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.[] The most common source of decreased motility is the esophagus and the lower esophageal sphincter, leading to dysphagia and chest pain.[]

  • 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.[]

  • Polyneuropathy

    Full Text A 46-year old woman presented with progressive dysphagia to solids for 2 months. On examination she was pale and had glossitis and cheilitis (Fig. 1).[] Peripheral neuropathy can affect multiple nerves (polyneuropathy) or only one nerve or nerve group (mononeuropathy) at a time.[] METHODS All the five male patients presented to us in the ENT opd from April to august 2012 with varying durations of dysphagia, which was gradually progressive and more to[]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    In addition, there was a progression to a severe reduction in proximal muscle strength with severe dysphagia.[] Abstract POEMS (peripheral neuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, M protein, skin changes) syndrome is a rare multisystem paraneoplastic disorder.[] Subacute sensory neuropathy is a more specific but rare peripheral neuropathy.[]

  • 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[]

  • Sarcoidosis

    To present a case of dysphagia secondary to a progressively increasing nontoxic multinodular goiter caused by sarcoidosis.[] Peripheral neuropathy is a rare, yet treatable manifestation of sarcoidosis, a multisystem disorder characterized by the presence of non-caseating granulomas that are seldom[] ., Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois Objective: To present a case of dysphagia secondary to a progressively increasing nontoxic multinodular goiter caused by sarcoidosis[]

  • Fabry Disease

    , and hepatosplenomegaly; the juvenile form features a slowly progressive loss of intellect, hepatosplenomegaly, ataxia, myoclonic seizures, and spasticity; the neuronopathic[] Neurological complications include central nervous system involvement with cerebrovascular disease, peripheral neuropathy, and autonomic dysfunction.[] neuropathy, syndrome associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Benannt nach Johannes Fabry Normdatei Q615645 GND-Kennung: 4153455-4 Reasonator Scholia Statistik Unterkategorien[]

  • Leigh's Disease

    […] respiratory problems, most notably apnoea, short rapid breaths and irregular breathing patterns dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) abnormal, quick eye movements crossed eyes[] Sural nerves were examined in 3 childhood cases of Leigh's disease (from 2 families), each with electrophysiological documentation of peripheral neuropathy.[] […] motor-nerve conduction velocities suggested the presence of peripheral neuropathy.[]

  • Amyloidosis

    Known primary amyloidosis in a 51-year-old man who presented with slowly progressive dysphagia.[] Transthyretin amyloidosis patients develop length-dependent peripheral neuropathy, autonomic dysfunction, and restrictive cardiomyopathy associated with deposition of amyloid[] dysphagia, and sleep apnea.[]

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