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Acute Motor Weakness Causes

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Acute Motor Weakness Causes, Emergent Bilateral Motor Weakness, Weakness of Acute Onset

  • Causes
  • Autoimmune
  1. Botulism
  2. Buckthorn
  3. Seafood
    1. Paralytic shellfish toxin
    2. Tetrodotoxin
  4. Tick Paralysis
  5. Compound exposures
    1. Arsenic
    2. Thallium (found in rodenticides)
      1. Nausea and Vomiting
      2. Altered Level of Consciousness
      3. Seizures
    3. Lead Poisoning
    4. Organophosphates
    5. n-Hexane
  6. Medications
    1. Dapsone
  • References
  1. Gallagher in Marx (2002) Rosen's Emergency Med, p. 1510
  2. Pryse-Phillips in Noble (2001) Primary Care, p. 1589