Disease Comparison Results (show differences mode) for Guillain-Barre syndrome and Myasthenia gravis

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Myasthenia gravis

Found: 372 | Differences: 258

Guillain-Barre syndrome

Found: 323 | Differences: 209

Guillain-Barre syndrome and Myasthenia gravis sharing 109 common findings. (show all, show common, show differences)

Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Vertical Diplopia
Myopathic facies/snarling smile
Transverse smile
Appetite increased
Choking
Dysphagia for solids
Polyphagia
Regurgitation
Chewing problems
Decreased taste ability/Hypoguesia
Jaw Claudication
Slack jaw/inability to close mouth
Weak tongue protrusion
Arm/shoulder weakness (symptom)
Bilateral Shoulder Muscle pain/Weakness
Central hypotonia, infants
Cranial nerve distribution/muscle weakness
Episodic muscle weakness
Flaccid jaw
Head Lag Infant Sign
Hypotonia
Muscle weakness/with repetitive challenge
Myasthenia muscle challenge abnormality/sign
Neck weakness/head nodding
Prolonged Effect NM Blocking Agents
Proximal lower extremity weakness
Proximal upper extremity weakness
Symmetrical muscle involvement/stiffness
Temporal muscle weakness
Weak hand grip
Weakness, pharyngeal muscles/signs
Chronic progressive ophthalmoplegia/Bilateral/CPEO
Conjugate gaze paralysis
Deep tendon reflexes normal
Delayed walking milestone/child
Development Motor Skills (Milestones) Delayed
Fatigability
Gait disturbance/abnormality
Grip strength decreased
Hot bath worsens neurologic symp/signs
Hung reflexes (prolonged relaxation)/Woltman sign
Jaw jerk decreased
Level of alertness maintained
Loss of Taste
Poor head control/infant
Uhthoff phenomenon Heat-trigger Weakness
Apnea In Children
Sudden onset dyspnea
Hysterical status
Dysphonia
Garbled/nasal sounding voice
Hoarseness
Pooling saliva pharynx/sign
Voice/phonation problems
Chronic Fatigue
Decreased exercise tolerance/effort fatigue
Difficulty lifting heavy items
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Fatigue Tiredness in Elderly
Poor Stamina
Weakness, Gradual Onset
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Difficulty Closing Eyelids
Dimming vision/acute
Double Image Vision Confirmed
Dry eyes/poor tearing
Dryness Conjunctiva
Eye symptoms/signs
Eyelid twitching/gaze elevation
Grainy/Gritty Eye Sensation
Inspissated secretions/mucus eye
Lid Lag
Unable to Sustain Gaze
Unable to sustain upward gaze
Upward gaze paralysis/sign
Upward gaze paralysis/voluntary
V-phoria eye signs/weak upper gaze diplo.
Weak lid-closure ability
Weak upward/inward gaze
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Muscle Weakness Young Woman Facial
Presentation/Muscle weakness Old man Facial area
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disease crisis/flare/attacks
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Course/Exacerbation/remission
Course/Postpartum Improvement
Course/Progressive/slowly chronic illness
Onset/gradual
Onset/in third decade
Onset/insidious
Onset/seventh decade
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Thymoma
Past history/Thyroidectomy
Established Disease Population
Patient/Penicillamine treated
Patient/Graves disease/thyrotoxicosis
Patient/Myasthenia gravis/on treatment
Patient/Postpartum status
Patient/Premenstrual status
Patient/Rheumatoid arthritis
Population Group
Woman
Young Adult
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Female
Population/Seventies Adult
Population/Sixties-adult
Population/Twenties-Adult/female
Population/Woman patient
Population/Young adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Chronic lymphopenia
HLA A1 (Lab)
HLA A10 (Lab)
HLA A3 (Lab)
HLA B12 (Lab)
HLA B27 (Lab)
HLA B7 (Lab)
HLA B8 (Lab)
HLA DR3 (Lab)
HLA DRw2 (Lab)
HLA DRw3 (Lab)
HLA Dw3 (Lab)
HLA Specific association (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings
Anti-AcetylCholine receptor antibody/ACh (Lab)
Anti-mitochondrial antibodies/AMA (Lab)
Anti-MuSK antibodies (Muscle specific tyrosine kinase)
Anti-parietal cell antibody (Lab)
Anti-skeletal muscle antibody/Anti-striated muscle antibody (Lab)
Anti-Striation/Muscle antibodies (labs)
Antithyroglobulin antibodies (Lab)
Anti-VGCC presynaptic channels
Acute lymphopenia/transient
ANA/Antinuclear antibody/Fluorescent ANA (Lab)
Anti-Nuclear Antibody (ANA)
MCH (Lab)
URINE Catecholamines
URINE Creatine
URINE Metanephrines
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
TEST/Tensilon test positive
TEST/Neostigmine test positive
Pathology
BX/Muscle/Immune complex on MG end-plate/cryostat
PATH/Thymic hyperplasia
PATH/Thymus/Germinal center hyperplasia
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/Decrementing responses/2-3 HZ stim
EMG/Marked variability motor unit potentials/shape
EMG/Post-tetanic fasciculation
EMG/Rapid decrease evoked potential/on stimulation
CT Scan
CT Scan/Mediastinal/anterior mass/Chest
CT Scan/Thymic enlargement/mass/Chest
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Mediastinal/anterior mass/Chest
Xray/Superior sulcus mass/Chest
X-RAY With contrast
Barium Swallowing Cine Abnormality
UGI/Esophagus motility disorder
UGI/Esophagus tertiary contractions
UGI/Hypopharynx/pooled barium vallecula
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications - Rule Outs
Aminoglycoside neuromuscular blockade
Anxiety disorder/panic attacks
Carcinomatous myopathy
Carcinomatous neuromuscular syndrome
Carcinomatous neuropathic syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Chronic fatique syndrome (adult 'mono')
Combined system disease/B12 deficiency
Cranial nerve palsy
Familial/infantile myasthenia
Fibromyositis/fibromyalgia syndrome
Mitochondrial myopathy
Multiple sclerosis
Muscular dystrophy
Myopathy/secondary/nonspecific
Myotonia atrophica
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
Ophthalmoplegia
Organo-phosphate pesticide poisoning
Periodic paralysis syndrome
Periodic paralysis, familial
Thyrotoxic ophthalmopathy
Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis
Associated Disease & Complications - Causes
Alveolar hypoventilation/extrapulmonary
Aminoglycoside neuromuscular blockade
Autoimmune disease
Bilateral facial paralysis
Cardiomyopathy, secondary
Curariform drug toxicity
Esophageal motility disorder
Esotropia
Hyperthyroidism (Graves disease)
Hypothyroidism (myxedema)
Ophthalmoplegia
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Rheumatoid arthritis
Sjogren's sicca syndrome
Succinylcholine toxicity
Thymoma
Vertical squint/strabismus
Xerophthalmia
Torticollis
Parinaud's Ophthalmoplegia
Chronic Respiratory Acidosis
Continued Hypercapnea
Disease Synergy
Risk factor/Alcohol ingestion
Synergy/Bacitracin medication/application
Synergy/Barbiturates/Chronic RX
Synergy/Colistin medication
Synergy/Environmental extremes/temperature
Synergy/Kanamycin medication
Synergy/Menses trigger
Synergy/Neomycin administration
Synergy/Polymyxin administration
Synergy/Pregnancy
Synergy/Procainamide administration
Synergy/Quinidine medication
Synergy/Streptomycin trigger
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Motor neuron/unit disorder (ex)
CLASS/Motor-end plate disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
CLASS/Extraocular muscle involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 11p11.2-p11.1
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 17p12-p11
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 17p13-p12
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 17
Pathophysiology/Gene Locus Identified/OMIM database
Pathophysiology/Acetyl-choline-recep/defect (NM junct)
Pathophysiology/Neuromuscular end-plate disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology/Nicotine cholinergic receptor disorder
Pathophysiology/Lung Ventilation Mechanics
Process
PROCESS/Bimodal age distribution/incidence
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Rare disease (ex)
PROCESS/Osserman disease classification applied
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Neurotoxin effect
Synonyms
Synonym
Synonym/Dysthyrotic ocular disorder
Synonym
Synonym/Subset/Neonatal myasthenia
Synonym/Subset/Ocular myasthenia
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Aminoglycoside
RX/Beta-blocker
RX/Doxycycline
RX/Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
RX/Magnesium injection
RX/Magnesium sulfate/bolus infusion
RX/Procainamide (Pronestyl)
RX/Quinidine (Quinaglute)
RX/Tetracycline (Achromycin)
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Azathioprine (Imuran)
RX/Ciclosporine Cyclosporin (Sandimmune)
RX/Corticosteroid (Cortisone)
RX/Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
RX/Immune-suppression
RX/Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF)
RX/Neostigmine (Prostigmine)
RX/Prednisone (Deltasone)
RX/Pyridostigmine (Mestinon)
SX/Thymectomy
Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dizzy on Standing/Giddy Response
High blood pressure child
High blood pressure/sign
High blood pressure/transient/wide fluctuations
Low Blood Pressure
Orthostatic drop in blood pressure
Supine hypertension/effect/sign
Systolic hypertension/diastolic normal
Finger wrinkling/hot water challenge/decreased
Hyperhidrosis/Chronic sweating excess
Abdominal Pain
Anal sphincter/loss of tone/reflex
Bowel/Stool Incontinence
Altered taste/Taste perception
Arm Pain
Calf Pain
Calf Tenderness
Diffuse Aches and Pains
Leg Pain
Leg/lower extremity pains
Muscle Pain
Myalgias
Pain in Extremities/Melalgias
Proximal symmetrical muscle weakness
Symmetrical muscle/pain, weakness
Tender or painful muscles/Myalgias
Upper extremity pains
Weakness, legs, bilateral
Abdominal reflex decreased
Absent knee reflexes
Ankle reflexes decreased
Ascending paralysis syndrome/signs
Ataxia
Attacks, neurologic, recurrent, varied
Autonomic instability/Variable BP/HR
Changing neurologic signs, rapid
Dysesthesias
Flaccid paralysis/legs
Hypesthesia
Knee reflex decrease
Leg pains, lightning
Leg reflexes, bilateral decrease
Monoplegia, arm
Monoplegia, leg
Motor and sensory neuropathy/Polyneuropathy signs
Multifocal neurologic deficit/signs
Neurologic manifestations/signs
Neuropathic Epicritic Pain
Paresthesias
Sensory Ataxia
Sensory defects/lower extremities
Staggering Gait
Steppage gait
Symmetric Polyneuropathy
Transient limb paralysis/palsy
Unable to walk
Weak lower extremities
Weak reflexes
Wrist drop
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Backache
Limp
Low Back Pain
Low back pain radiating posterior thighs
Voice Alteration in Children
Overflow incontinence
Urine Incontinence
Urine Retention Signs
Acutely ill patient/signs
Difficulty rising from chair
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Poikylothermia/variable temperature setting
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Hypertension Abrupt Onset
Presentation/Paralysis Progressive Legs Hips Painful
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Slow curve fast break/over hours
Course/Slow curve/fast break over 24 hrs
Course/Subacute
Onset/Abrupt/Sudden
Demographics & Risk Factors
Recent Event
Recent vaccine/inoculation/serum status
Recent/Flu shot
Recent/Immunization/shots
Recent/Vaccination/small pox
Recent/Viral illness
Recent/Viral URI
Established Disease Population
Patient/Organ transplant
Patient/Surgical procedures recent
Patient/Leukemia
Patient/Lymphoma, malignant, non-Hodgkins
Patient/Guillain Barre syndrome
Patient/Pregnant, third trimester
Patient/Glomerulonephritis, acute
Patient/Nephrotic syndrome
Patient/Renal transplant
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
CSF abnormal
CSF Protein increased/cells absent
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
pH, arterial blood (Lab)
CSF Cells
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anti-myelin antibodies (Lab)
Anti-Sulfatide Antibody (labs)
Peripheral neural antibody titer
ADH/Antidiuretic Hormone/Vasopressin/Oxytocin level (Lab)
CSF IGA
CSF IGG
CSF IGG synthesis rate
CSF IGM
CSF Lymphocytes
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
EMG/NCS Prolonged/Absent H reflexes
Lumbar puncture/abnormal
PFT/Forced vital capacity decreased
PFT/Tidal volume decreased
Pathology
BX/Nerve biopsy/abnormal
BX/Nerve biopsy/Inflammatory demyelination
BX/Nerve biopsy/Patchy demyelination/peripheral nerves
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/NCS Abnormal NC Time
EMG/NCS Demyelination pattern
EMG/NCS Prolonged distal latencies
EMG/NCS Slowing
CT Scan
MRI/Lumbar Spine Nerve Root Enhancement
X-RAY
Xray/Bilateral high diaphragm/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications - Rule Outs
Arsenic neuropathic effects
Collagen vascular disease
Conversion disorder
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Fish poisoning
Inflammatory polyneuropathy/demyelinating/chronic
Peroneal muscular atrophy/Charcot Marie Tooth
Poliomyelitis, acute
Poliomyelitis, paralytic, bulbar
Polyneuropathy, sensory, inflammatory, acute
Porphyria, acute intermittant
Postdiphtheritic paralysis
Rabies
Respiratory muscle weakness
Tick paralysis
Vertebrobasilar artery insufficiency
Associated Disease & Complications - Causes
Acidosis
Anal Incontinence
Anhydrosis/Absent sweating/diffuse
Apnea
Autonomic neuropathy
Cardiac arrhythmias
Facial nerve palsy/secondary
Hypercapnea Hypercarbia
Hypertension
Hypertension in a child
Hyperthermia
Hypotension
Inappropriate ADH secretion syndrome
Inflammatory Polyneuropathy Syndrome
Labile hypertension syndrome
Miller-Fisher cerebellar GBS/ataxia
Motor neuropathy
Optic neuritis
Orthostatic hypotension syndrome
Paralysis/soft palate
Paraparesis
Paraplegia
Paroxysmal hypertension
Peripheral neuropathy
Priapism/persistent erection
Progressive Bulbar palsy
REM Behavior disorder/RBD
Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency
Vasomotor instability
Ataxia Disorder
Demyelinating Disease
Polyneuropathy
Acute Urinary Retention
Disease Synergy
Synergy/Immunizations/vaccinations
Synergy/Post Operative-Recent Surgery
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Peripheral nerve disease (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Thermoregulatory defect
Pathophysiology/Acquired Neuropathy
Pathophysiology/Autonomic nervous system involvement
Pathophysiology/Delayed nerve conduction velocity
Pathophysiology/Demyelinating Spares Brain
Pathophysiology/Demyelination
Pathophysiology/Peripheral neurologic myelinopathy
Process
PROCESS/Eponymic (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Allergy/immune (ex)
PROCESS/Paraneoplastic disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Post-infectious disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Post-vaccinial reaction disorder (ex)
PROCESS/CNS/White matter disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/autoimmune neuropathy process
PROCESS/Myelin involvement/disorder (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Synonym/Acute infective polyneuritis
Synonym/AIDP (Inflammatory Demyelinating)
Synonym/Ascending paralysis syndrome
Synonym/Kussmaul-Landry paralysis
Synonym/Landry's paralysis
Synonym/Polyneuritis, acute idiopathic
Synonym/Polyneuritis, postinfectious
Treatment
Drug Therapy
RX/Immunoglobulin infusion
SX/Nerve biopsy
Other Treatments
TX/Intensive care management
TX/Intubation/ventilation assist.
TX/Physical therapy
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