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22 Possible Causes for Sternocleidomastoid Muscle Paralysis

  • Jugular Foramen Syndrome

    Symptoms include unilateral flaccid paralysis of the palatal, pharyngeal, and intrinsic laryngeal muscles and the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] of the vocal cords and anesthesia of the larynx; and paralysis of the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles.[medicine.academic.ru] […] of the vocal cords, palate, trapezius muscle and sternocleidomastoid muscle.[en.wikibooks.org]

  • Hughling-Jackson Syndrome

    , sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles, and hemiatrophy of tongue.[whonamedit.com] - A dictionary of medical eponyms Related people John Hughlings Jackson Sir Stephen MacKenzie Brain stem syndrome with unilateral paralysis of soft palate, pharynx, larynx[whonamedit.com]

  • Extrapulmonary Alveolar Hypoventilation

    Inspiratory (left) and expiratory phases (right) on a patient with asthmatic crisis using accessory muscles (sternocleidomastoid) with supraclavicular and suprasternal retractions[xlung.net] (left) shows the presence of intercostal retraction and video 2 (right) shows paradoxical respiratory movement due to diaphragm paralysis. Both patients had ARF.[xlung.net]

  • Mastoiditis

    muscle Facial nerve paralysis Death Questions for Further Discussion 1.[pediatriceducation.org] The infection may spread to the facial nerve (cranial nerve VII), causing facial-nerve palsy which can produce weakness or paralysis of some facial muscles on that side of[allaboutheaven.org] […] from the central nervous system – internal jugular vein, subclavian vein, superior vena cava Carotid artery – abscess, arteritis, spasms Other Bezold abscess – pus in the sternocleidomastoid[pediatriceducation.org]

  • Bezold's Abscess

    Neck pain is frequent and in some cases, a mass can be palpated or seen either on the chin, or at some part of the course of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.[symptoma.com] Hearing loss may also complicate the clinical picture, accompanied by enlarged cervical lymph nodes, facial paralysis, and cephalalgia.[symptoma.com]

  • Schmidt Syndrome

    - A dictionary of medical eponyms Related people Adolf Schmidt A syndrome of unilateral and ipsilateral paralysis of the soft palate, vocal cord, sternocleidomastoid muscle[whonamedit.com] A patient with Schmidt syndrome due to idiopathic accessory neuropathy has had paralysis of soft palate and larynx as well as trapezius and sternocleidomastoid muscles, reflecting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Schmidt's syndrome [shmits] 1. paralysis on one side, affecting the vocal cord, soft palate, trapezius muscle, and sternocleidomastoid muscle, due to a lesion of the nucleus[usmleforum.com]

  • Sternocleidomastoid Hematoma

    Skeletal or muscular birth injuries may cause torticollis, a unilateral contraction of the sternocleidomastoid muscle with a resulting head tilt.[amboss.com] Other birth injuries include nerve damage, such as brachial plexus injury and facial nerve palsy, which may cause temporary muscle weakness or paralysis.[amboss.com]

  • Vestibulocochlear Nerve Disease

    […] of vocal cords and palate ( CN X ) Impaired head turning and shoulder elevation: weakness of the trapezius muscle and sternocleidomastoid ( CN XI ) Cavernous sinus syndrome[amboss.com] […] and XI Glomus tumors Schwannoma Meningiomas Metastatic tumors Cholesteatomas Loss of taste from the posterior half of the tongue ( CN IX ) Impaired speech and swallowing: paralysis[amboss.com]

  • Thoracic Duct Fistula

    .  Scalenus anterior muscle flap.  Sternocleidomastoid flap.  Pectoralis major flap. 19.  Sclerosing agents – OK 432 or tetracyclines.  Induce inflammatory reaction in[slideshare.net] […] the wound bed.  Intraoperative or postoperatively through drain.  - report of phrenic nerve paralysis  Cynaoacrylate adhesives  Fibrin glue adhesives. 20.  High drain[slideshare.net]

  • Oculomotor Nerve Paralysis

    […] of vocal cords and palate ( CN X ) Impaired head turning and shoulder elevation: weakness of the trapezius muscle and sternocleidomastoid ( CN XI ) Cavernous sinus syndrome[amboss.com] […] and XI Glomus tumors Schwannoma Meningiomas Metastatic tumors Cholesteatomas Loss of taste from the posterior half of the tongue ( CN IX ) Impaired speech and swallowing: paralysis[amboss.com]

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