Tick Paralysis

Known as: Paralyses, Tick, Tick Paralysis [Disease/Finding], Tick Paralyses 
Paralysis caused by a neurotropic toxin secreted by the salivary glands of ticks.

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1937-2018
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2012
2012
Certain tick species including Ixodes holocyclus can inoculate neurotoxins that induce a rapid, ascending flaccid paralysis in… (More)
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2004
2004
We report the case of a 17-month-old female with tick paralysis presenting to an urban Los Angeles emergency department. The tick… (More)
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2004
2004
Tick paralysis is an acute, progressive, and potentially fatal muscle paralysis secondary to a toxin secreted by a pregnant tick… (More)
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2002
2002
The authors report six patients with tick paralysis seen over 5 years. Clinical and electrodiagnostic findings failed to… (More)
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1997
1997
The clinical and neurophysiological findings in six Australian children with generalized tick paralysis are described. Paralysis… (More)
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1997
1997
A free-ranging male red wolf (Canis rufus) in North Carolina (USA), exhibiting paresis, anorexia and heavy tick infection was… (More)
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1995
1995
An 18-month-old sexually intact male llama and a 7-month-old female llama were examined because of weakness, lethargy, and… (More)
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1977
1977
Electrophysiologic measurements in a 9-year-old girl with tick paralysis demonstrated a prolonged distal latency and a… (More)
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1975
1975
A patient with tick paralysis had motor and sensory nerve conduction studies before and after removal of an engorged tick. The… (More)
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1971
1971
NEITZ, W. 0., BOUGHTON, F. & WALTERS, H. S., 1971. Laboratory investigation on the life-cycle of the Karoo paralysis tick (Ixodes… (More)
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