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142 Possible Causes for Ptosis Is Usually Presenting Feature, Recurrent Pneumonia due to Aspiration

  • Oculopharyngodistal Myopathy

    Clinical Features Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy has a late onset; it usually presents in the fourth to sixth decade with ptosis and/or dysphagia.[clinicalgate.com]

  • Dysautonomia

    pneumonias due to aspiration, Inability to tolerate lower oxygen levels Kidney: dehydration with elevated blood urea nitrogen (BUN), poor kidney blood flow, salt wasting,[childlifesociety.org] It usually presents with longstanding ptosis, ophthalmoparesis and proximal limb weakness ( fig 3 ).[breathe.ersjournals.com] […] motility problems (constipation, dumping syndrome) Heart: episodes of erratic fast heart rate and high blood pressure, low blood pressure (hypotension), dysrhythmias Lungs: Recurrent[childlifesociety.org]

  • Aspiration Pneumonia

    A 64 year old woman presented with persistent and severe symptoms due to recurrent aspiration pneumonias associated with oesophageal reflux.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An 80-year-old man was admitted to the hospital with recurrent right-sided aspiration pneumonia, found on barium swallow to be due to diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Ptosis Is Usually Presenting Feature
  • Hypotension

    Clinical presentation was hoarseness, aspiration pneumonia and hypoxemia requiring ventilatory support.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neuropraxia of recurrent laryngeal nerve due to prolong intra-operative hypotension, even with normal endotracheal tube cuff pressure was the likely mechanism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Ptosis Is Usually Presenting Feature
  • Clostridium Difficile

    There were no procedure-related adverse events, except aspiration pneumonia in one patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During the follow-up period (mean 11.4 months), recurrence of CDI was observed in one patient at one month after FMT due to antibiotics.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Ptosis Is Usually Presenting Feature
  • Wolfram Syndrome

    Life-threatening complications, including central apnea (due to bulbar dysfunction) are frequent and may lead to recurrent aspiration pneumonia.[orpha.net] Additional features may include urinary tract abnormalities (hydroureter, urinary incontinence, recurrent infections), neurological involvement (ataxia, myoclonus, epilepsy[orpha.net]

    Missing: Ptosis Is Usually Presenting Feature
  • Gastrointestinal Foreign Body

    Children with partial oesophageal obstruction may present with a chronic course featuring inability to feed, failure to thrive, fever, recurrent aspiration pneumonitis/pneumonia[patient.info] […] or respiratory embarrassment/stridor (due to tracheal impingement).[patient.info]

    Missing: Ptosis Is Usually Presenting Feature
  • Foreign Body Aspiration

    The right lower lobe of the lung is the most common site of recurrent pneumonia in foreign body aspiration.[en.wikipedia.org] pneumonia of a specific lung lobe.[en.wikipedia.org] This is due to the fact that the anatomy of the right main bronchus is wider and steeper than that of the left main bronchus, allowing objects to enter more easily than the[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Ptosis Is Usually Presenting Feature
  • Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Bulbar involvement predisposes the person with spinal muscular atrophy to recurrent aspiration pneumonia, due to weakening of the muscles necessary for efficient swallowing[encyclopedia.com]

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  • X-linked Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Bulbar involvement predisposes the person with spinal muscular atrophy to recurrent aspiration pneumonia, due to weakening of the muscles necessary for efficient swallowing[encyclopedia.com]

    Missing: Ptosis Is Usually Presenting Feature

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