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745 Possible Causes for Tongue Atrophy

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    atrophy, diplopia, and signs of spinal cord compression such as the Babinski's sign, hemiparesis, muscle spasticity, and episodic urinary retention.[] […] patients include: papilledema (an indicator of hydrocephalus due to blockage of cerebrospinal fluid flow by the Arnold-Chiari malformation), facial weakness, dysphonia, apnea, tongue[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    […] muscle contour, or tongue atrophy excess saliva difficulty breathing The corticospinal tract is a part of the brain made up of nerve fibers.[] […] anomalies (atrophy or hypertrophy) and tongue coating were determined for each patient.[] […] can cause: slurred speech hoarseness difficulty swallowing emotional lability, which is characterized by excessive emotional reactions such as laughing or crying a loss of tongue[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 11

    Muscle weakness is followed by atrophy, and fasciculations are very common, too.[] Fasciculations of the tongue are often observed and patients may eventually show tongue amyotrophy.[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 7

    Fasciculations of the tongue are often observed and patients may eventually show tongue amyotrophy.[] […] patients often develop bulbar palsy, which manifests as dysarthria and dysphagia, and symptomatic upper motor neuron disease: In the long term, muscle weakness is followed by atrophy[]

  • Pontocerebellar Hypoplasia Type 1B

    Symptoms related to Pontocerebellar hypoplasia, type 1b include: Connective tissue symptoms Flexion contracture Head abnormality Tongue atrophy Tongue fasciculations Limb[]

  • Radiation Therapy

    Neurological examination revealed isolated left-sided unilateral tongue atrophy.[] To our knowledge, this is the first case report that presents isolated unilateral tongue atrophy as a late complication of juxta cephalic radiation therapy.[] […] left tongue consistent with radiation toxicity.[]

  • Familial Non-Neuropathic Amyloidosis

    Figure Tongue atrophy due to transthyretin-related familial amyloid polyneuropathy mimicking amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (A) Marked tongue atrophy—note the furrowing of[] Tongue enlargement (macroglossia) from amyloid infiltration of the tongue muscles is a well-known feature of the disease; however, tongue atrophy and fasciculations as manifesting[] We report 2 additional patients with tongue atrophy and fasciculations who have genetically confirmed TTR-FAP.[]

  • Paralysis

    No or minimal tongue atrophy occurred on the side of the anastomosis.[] […] of the lips, tongue, pharynx, and larynx, and is due to degeneration of the nerve nuclei of the floor of the fourth ventricle. central paralysis any paralysis due to a lesion[] HHFA effectively treats facial palsy after failed SRS with minimal risk of tongue atrophy and minimal morbidity.[]

  • Alexander Disease

    Abducens disorder of eye movement with nystagmus, tongue atrophy with fasciculation, spastic tetraparesis, and sensory disturbance were also observed.[]

  • Scleroderma

    After physical and radiological investigations, we found gross asymmetry of the left side of his face, a scar on his chin, tongue atrophy, relative microdontia, thinning of[]

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