Acute Motor Deficit

Brain


Spinal Cord


Peripheral Neuropathy (see Peripheral Neuropathy, [[Peripheral Neuropathy]])

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria (see Acute Intermittent Porphyria, [[Acute Intermittent Porphyria]])
  • Bell’s Palsy (see Bell’s Palsy, [[Bells Palsy]])
  • Buckthorn Berry Intoxication (see Buckthorn Berry Intoxication, [[Buckthorn Berry Intoxication]])
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) (see Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy, [[Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy]])
  • Compartment Syndrome (see Compartment Syndrome, [[Compartment Syndrome]])
  • Diphtheria (see Diphtheria, [[Diphtheria]])
  • Drug-Induced Neuropathy
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  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) (see Guillain-Barre Syndrome, [[Guillain-Barre Syndrome]]): ascending paralysis (similar to GBS, in contrast to descending paralysis seen in paralytic-neurotoxic shellfish poisoning)
  • Hereditary Lysosomal Storage Diseases
    • Gaucher’s Disease
  • Mojave Rattlesnake Bite (see Rattlesnake Bite, [[Rattlesnake Bite]])
  • Paralytic-Neurotoxic Shellfish Poisoning (see Paralytic-Neurotoxic Shellfish Poisoning, [[Paralytic-Neurotoxic Shellfish Poisoning]]): descending paralysis (in contrast to ascending paralysis seen in GBS and tick paralysis)
  • Poisonous Lizard Bite (see Poisonous Lizard Bite, [[Poisonous Lizard Bite]])
  • Rabies (see Rabies, [[Rabies]]): ascending paralysis (may mimic that of Guillian-Barre syndrome)
  • Widow Spider Bite (see Widow Spider Bite, [[Widow Spider Bite]])

Neuromuscular Junction

  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG) (see Myasthenia Gravis, [[Myasthenia Gravis]])
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) (see Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome, [[Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome]])
  • Botulism: descending paralysis (in contrast to ascending paralysis seen in GBS and tick paralysis)
  • Pharmacologic Neuromuscular Junction Antagonists
    • Aminoglycosides (see Aminoglycosides, [[Aminoglycosides]]): usually clinically relevant only in the presence of other neuromuscular disease
    • Fluoroquinolones (see Fluoroquinolones, [[Fluoroquinolones]]): usually clinically relevant only in the presence of other neuromuscular disease
    • Anti-Cholinergics (see xxxx, [[xxxx]]): usually clinically relevant only in the presence of other neuromuscular disease
    • Procainamide (see Procainamide, [[Procainamide]]): usually clinically relevant only in the presence of other NM disease
    • Polymyxin Antibiotics (see Polymyxins, [[Polymyxins]]): usually clinically relevant only in the presence of other neuromuscular disease
      • Colistin (Polymyxin E, Colistimethate Sodium) (see Colistin, [[Colistin]])
      • Polymyxin B (see Polymyxin B, [[Polymyxin B]])
    • Neuromuscular Junction Antagonists (see Neuromuscular Junction Antagonists, [[Neuromuscular Junction Antagonists]])
      • Succinylcholine (see Succinylcholine, [[Succinylcholine]])
      • Aminosteroid Non-Depolarizing Blockers (Pancuronium, Vecuronium, etc)
      • Benzylisoquinolone Non-Depolarizing Blockers (Atracurium, etc)
  • Toxins
    • Organophosphates (see Organophosphates, [[Organophosphates]]): Sarin, insecticides, etc

Muscle

  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • Sarcoidosis-Associated Myopathy (see Sarcoidosis, [[Sarcoidosis]])
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)-Associated Myopathy (see Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, [[Systemic Lupus Erythematosus]])
  • Alcoholic Myopathy (see Ethanol, [[Ethanol]])
  • Infection
    • Tetanus (see Tetanus, [[Tetanus]])
    • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (see Human Immunodeficiency Virus, [[Human Immunodeficiency Virus]])
    • Lyme Disease (see Lyme Disease, [[Lyme Disease]])
    • Coxsackie Virus (see Coxsackie Virus, [[Coxsackie Virus]])
    • Tick Paralysis (see Tick Paralysis, [[Tick Paralysis]]): ascending paralysis (similar to GBS, in contrast to descending paralysis seen in paralytic-neurotoxic shellfish poisoning and botulism)
  • Metabolic
    • Hypoglycemia (see Hypoglycemia, [[Hypoglycemia]])
    • Addison’s Disease (see xxxx, [[xxxx]])
    • Cushing’s Disease (see xxxx, [[xxxx]])
    • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis (see xxxx, [[xxxx]])
    • Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis (see xxxx, [[xxxx]])
    • Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis (see xxxx, [[xxxx]])
    • Type 1 Glycogen Storage Disease
  • Drug/Toxic
    • Organophosphate/Carbamate Intoxication
    • Corticosteroids (see Corticosteroids, [[Corticosteroids]])
    • AZT (see xxxx, [[xxxx]])
    • Excessive Licorice Ingestion (see xxxx, [[xxxx]])
  • Other
    • Critical Illness Polymyopathy (see xxxx, [[xxxx]])
    • Polydermatomyositis (see Polydermatomyositis, [[Polydermatomyositis]])

References

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