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342 Possible Causes for Tongue Paralysis

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    […] pseudobulbar palsy paralysis of the lips and tongue, simulating progressive bulbar paralysis, but due to supranucelar lesions with bilateral involvement of the upper motor[] It may result from multiple bilateral infarcts of the cerebral cortex. pseu·do·bul·bar pa·ral·y·sis ( sū'dō-bŭl'bahr păr-al'i-sis ) Paralysis of the lips and tongue, simulating[] […] progressive bulbar paralysis but due to supranuclear lesions with bilateral involvement of the upper motor neurons; characterized by speech and swallowing difficulties, emotional[]

  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

    […] that due to changes in motor centers of the medulla oblongata; the chronic form is marked by progressive paralysis and atrophy of the lips, tongue, pharynx, and larynx, and[] It produces rapidly progressive weakness of tongue, face and pharyngeal muscles in a clinical pattern similar to myasthenia bulbar palsy .[] Often fasciculation potentials are present in the tongue and facial muscles. progressive bulbar paralysis Etymology: L, progredi, to advance, bulbus, swollen root; Gk, paralyein[]

  • Bulbar Poliomyelitis

    Involvement of the 9th, 10th, and 12th cranial nerves results in paralysis of the pharynx, tongue, and larynx with consequent airway obstruction.[] Unilateral or bilateral facial muscles, as well as the tongue and mastication muscles, may become paralyzed.[] , with inability to separate the oropharynx from the nasopharynx during swallowing; (6) deviation of the palate, uvula, or tongue; (7) involvement of vital centers in the[]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    It often begins on one side of the body, and ultimately leads to paralysis.[] Motor symptoms may include: Muscle weakness A progressive inability to move the arms, legs, face, tongue or neck.[]

  • Botulism

    , laryngeal muscles, respiratory muscles and extremities Without rapid intervention, patients may die of respiratory paralysis or cardiac arrest Diagnosis A high index of[] […] progressive weakness of the extremities and respiratory muscles Patients are generally afebrile, alert, and oriented Physical exam demonstrates flaccid muscle weakness of tongue[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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  • Cyanogenic Glycoside

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  • Gelsemium Sempervirens Poisoning

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  • Dieffenbachia Poisoning

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  • Deliberate Exposure to Botulinum Toxin

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