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56 Possible Causes for Unable to Close Mouth

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Mutations in the TAR-DNA Binding Protein-43 (TDP-43) encoding the TARDBP gene are present in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). TDP-43 is the major component of ubiquitin-positive inclusions in motor neurons in ALS patients. We report here a novel heterozygous missense mutation in TARDBP in an ALS patient[…][]

  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    Nonneoplastic Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) is rare. A 27-year-old man as initially having the diagnosis of Addison's disease was admitted to the hospital because of fatigue, dry-mouthness and proximal limb weakness for 1 year. A diagnosis of LEMS was made from electrophysiological studies. Clinical and[…][]

  • Botulism

    Foodborne botulism is a rare, potentially fatal paralytic illness caused by eating food contaminated by Clostridium botulinum toxin. It occurs most often as a single case not linked to others by a common food source. As a result of improvements in food canning, when outbreaks do occur, they typically involve fewer[…][]

  • Succinylcholine

    Refractory shock from anaphylaxis can occur after induction of general anesthesia. We report two cases of fatal cardiac arrest with increased blood tryptase and immunoglobulin E values after succinylcholine administration. Tryptase and immunoglobulin E assays may help to identify anaphylactic reactions when cardiac[…][]

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Myasthenia gravis Eye deviation and a drooping eyelid in a person with myasthenia gravis trying to open her eyes Specialty Neurology Symptoms Varying degrees muscle weakness , double vision , drooping eyelids , trouble talking, trouble walking Zhang, Zhenchang; Guo, Jia; Su, Gang; Li, Jiong; Wu, Hua; Xie, Xiaodong[…][]

  • Myasthenic Crisis

    Six patients with acute severe neurological illnesses were managed by plasma exchange on the basis that their diseases were triggered by immune mechanisms. These included one case of acute post-infectious encephalomyeloradiculopathy, two cases of Guillain Barré Syndrome or acute polyradiculoneuropathy and three[…][]

  • Actinomycosis

    This morning, she was unable to close her mouth for several minutes after taking a bite of her breakfast.[]

  • Dantrolene

    With regard to surgery, the mandible sagittal split was performed, but the maxillary surgery was cancelled, leaving the patient unable to close his mouth or bite.[]

  • Shy Drager Syndrome

    […] to close the mouth Frequent falling Mild mental functioning decline Nausea Monotone Slow speaking Voice is on low volume Orthostatic hypotension Causes and Risk Factors The[] Confusion Respiratory failure Lightheadedness Tremors (pill rolling tremors) Difficulty in walking Dementia Depression Shuffling Myalgia Mask appearance on the persons face Unable[]

  • Joint Dislocation

    She was agitated and unable to close her mouth, speak or eat ( Fig. 1 ).[] Case presentation A well-built 29-year-old Caucasian man attended the emergency department in the late evening unable to close his mouth immediately after yawning.[] […] to close the mouth.[]

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