Disease Information for Myasthenic crisis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Vertical Diplopia
Transverse smile
Weakness facial muscles/symmetrical
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Slack jaw/inability to close mouth
Acute Motor Weakness
Head Lag Infant Sign
Hypotonia
Muscle weakness
Muscle weakness/with repetitive challenge
Neck weakness/head nodding
Proximal muscle weakness
Symmetrical muscle involvement/stiffness
Temporal muscle weakness
Weak/Weak as a kitten (symptom)
Weakness, pharyngeal muscles/signs
Facial weakness/droop, unilateral
Fatigability
Flaccid muscle paralysis
Grip strength decreased
Hyporeflexia/DTRs decreased
Insomnia
Insomnia, PM type
Jaw jerk decreased
Level of alertness maintained
Paralysis
Poor head control/infant
Weakness/Diffuse motor loss
Apnea In Children
Dyspnea
Shortness of breath/SOB
Sudden onset dyspnea
Pooling saliva pharynx/sign
Voice Alteration
Voice Alteration in Elderly
Voice change/disturbance/Unusual
Acutely ill patient/signs
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Fatigue Tiredness in Elderly
Restlessness/Anxiousness
Weakness
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Diplopia Double vision
Double Image Vision Confirmed
Eye symptoms/signs
Ptosis (blepharoptosis)
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Chronic disease crisis/flare/attacks
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Vital capacity decreased
Electrodiagnosis
EMG/Abnormal findings
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Botulism
Eaton-Lambert syndrome
Muscular dystrophy
Ophthalmoplegia
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, respiratory
Bilateral facial paralysis
Hypoventilation, alveolar
Myasthenic crisis
Neuromuscular blockade, prolonged
Ophthalmoplegia
Vertical squint/strabismus
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/On medications/medication
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Motor neuron/unit disorder (ex)
CLASS/Motor-end plate disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Neuromuscular end-plate disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology/Lung Ventilation Neuromuscular
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Magnesium injection
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Gamma globulin (intravenous, high dose)
RX/Physostigmine
Other Treatments
TX/Intubation/ventilation assist.
TX/Medical emergency
TX/Plasmapheresis/exchange.
TX/Ventilation Assist IPPB
Definition
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Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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