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563 Possible Causes for Tongue Muscle Weakness

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    Clinical manifestations include dysarthria, dysphagia, facial weakness, tongue weakness, and fasciculations of the tongue and facial muscles.[] A motor neuron disease marked by progressive weakness of the muscles innervated by cranial nerves of the lower brain stem.[] Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (involved with swallowing), weak jaw and facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Synonym: supranuclear palsy Muscles affected: (1) jaw (2) tongue (3) soft palate (4) pharynx (5) larynx (6) face Clinical findings in affected muscles: (1) spasticity (2)[] Facial muscle weakness, emotional lability, dysarthria (slowed or slurred speech), dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), dysphonia (vocal cord muscle spasms) and progressive[] […] of the muscles innervated by the cranial nerves, i.e., the muscles of the face, pharynx, and tongue, owing to bilateral lesions of the corticospinal tract; symptoms include[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Symptoms include pharyngeal muscle weakness (involved with swallowing), weak jaw and facial muscles, progressive loss of speech, and tongue muscle atrophy.[] General fatigue may develop Muscles in the arms, shoulders and tongue may cramp or twitch. Swallowing, speaking and breathing may become difficult.[] The physical exam may show: Weakness, often beginning in one area Muscle tremors, spasms, twitching, or loss of muscle tissue Twitching of the tongue (common) Abnormal reflexes[]

  • Cyanogenic Glycoside

    Abstract A separation system based on isotachophoresis is described for the cyanogenic glycoside linamarin in aqueous solution and in human urine. Isotachophoresis is a migration of a substance in an electric field, which is applied to a system of electrolytes of specific design. Detection is carried out by monitoring[…][]

  • Spinal Pachymeningitis

    J Neurosurg Spine. 2011 Aug;15(2):195-201. doi: 10.3171/2011.4.SPINE1037. Epub 2011 May 13. Author information 1 Department of Neurosurgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. Abstract Spinal idiopathic hypertrophic pachymeningitis (IHP) is a rare, chronic, nonspecific,[…][]

  • Syringobulbia

    J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Jun;15(6):657-61. doi: 10.3171/2014.11.PEDS14189. Epub 2015 Mar 13. Author information 1 1Department of Neurosurgery and. 2 2Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa. Abstract[…][]

  • Dieffenbachia Poisoning

    Dieffenbachia poisoning Alternative Names Dumbcane poisoning; Leopard lily poisoning; Tuft root poisoning Definition Return to top Dieffenbachia is a type of house plant with large, colorful leaves. Poisoning can occur if you eat the leaves of this plant. This is for information only and not for use in the treatment[…][]

  • Gelsemium Sempervirens Poisoning

    Long out of print, this is a landmark study on narcotic and psychedelic substances by a world-renowned pharmacologist and toxicologist • The first book to bring non-judgmental scientific insights to the use of drugs around the world • Provides detailed information on all major drugs of the time, including opium,[…][]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Moderate dehydration: apathy, tiredness, dizziness, muscle cramps, dry tongue, sunken eyes, reduced skin elasticity, postural hypotension (systolic blood pressure 90 mm Hg[] Severe dehydration: profound apathy, weakness, confusion (leading to coma), shock, tachycardia, marked peripheral vasoconstriction, systolic blood pressure Investigations[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    […] mouth ulcers muscle weakness disturbed vision psychological problems, which may include depression and confusion problems with memory, understanding and judgement Some of[] Testing for B12 and folate levels may be appropriate when a person has signs and symptoms of a deficiency , such as: Diarrhea Dizziness Fatigue, muscle weakness Loss of appetite[] A deficiency in either of these vitamins can cause a wide range of problems, including: extreme tiredness a lack of energy pins and needles (paraesthesia) a sore and red tongue[]

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