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742 Possible Causes for Trismus

  • Peritonsillar Abscess

    Two groups were compared based on time to oral intake, grade of trismus, pain severity and duration of hospitalization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a case of a 30 year old male patient with severe throat pain and trismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The specific signs of peritonsillar abscess in our patient included trismus, decreased phonation, and a muffled voice.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Parapharyngeal Abscess

    Trismus is minimal.[msdmanuals.com] Examination found trismus, through which a lateral pharyngeal bulge could be observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical examination revealed a 3 cm left parotid and left level I neck swelling with left medialised tonsil but no trismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Strychnine Poisoning

    BACKGROUND: In 1933 in Leon, Nicaragua, a 22-year-old woman died after an acute convulsive illness in which she experienced trismus, opisthotonos, and hyperpyrexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She then developed trismus and abdominal cramping, after which a family member said the bottle contained a compound called "slang nut."[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Classic signs include opisthotonus, facial trismus, and risus sardonicus.[umem.org]

  • Tonsillar Abscess

    Drainage under general anesthesia may be needed for Severe trismus Young, uncooperative patients Impending airway compromise, enlarging masses Steroids Solu-Medrol 125mg IV[fprmed.com] The patient is febrile (102 F), has a muffled (hot potato) voice, and extreme difficulty opening his mouth (trismus).[smartypance.com] Clinical features include a unilateral odynophagia, dysphagia , voice changes (sometimes classically referred to as a ‘hot potato’ voice), trismus, and excessive drooling[radiopaedia.org]

  • Periapical Abscess

    […] tooth, leads to swelling of the flap, pain, tenderness, and a bad taste caused by pus oozing from beneath the flap. 7 Regional lymphadenopathy is common, and cellulitis and trismus[aafp.org]

  • Ludwig's Angina

    The vocal cords were visualized in all ten patients following deep inhalational anesthesia to relieve trismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 24-year old black female was admitted at 26 weeks gestation with tooth pain, submandibular swelling, severe trismus, and dysphagea, consistent with Ludwig's angina.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her oral examination showed trismus, elevated tongue and neck swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

    Mucosal ulcerations, leukoplakia, nerve palsies, trismus, halithosis, otalgia and pain, depending on the site and location of the tumor may be encountered.[symptoma.com] Erythroplakia and leukoplakia, as well as painful mucosal ulcerations may be seen in tumors of the oral cavity, while otalgia, paresthesias, nerve palsies, trismus and halitosis[symptoma.com]

  • Tetanus

    The patient reported trismus and dysphagia as his main complaints.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] When a patient presents with trismus and paralysis of one or more cranial nerves, cephalic tetanus should be included in the differential diagnosis.[doi.org] Furthermore, main symptoms, such as trismus, are often associated with several confounding factors: these may lead the physician to send patients towards an incorrect diagnostic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervicofacial Actinomycosis

    Actinomycosis around the jaw can cause trismus (prolonged spasm of the jaw muscles).[dermnetnz.org] […] situated at the angle of the jaw, multiple abscesses and sinuses that open onto the cheek, sulfur granules in the exudates, typical absence of lymphadenopathy, with or without trismus[jiaomr.in]

  • Crisponi Syndrome

    Published on 05-Jun-2016 View 212 Download 0 Transcript American Journal of Medical Genetics 133A:9092 (2005)Clinical ReportNeonatal Paroxysmal Trismus and Camptodactyly:The[documents.tips] The main clinical features of the syndrome are neonatal onset of episodic contractions of the facial muscles with trismus and abundant salivation resembling a tetanic spasm[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Crisponi syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by intermittent episodes of muscular contraction of the facial muscles with trismus and excessive salivation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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