IX.a

Diaphragm/inspiratory muscle weakness/paralysis (w/wo ARF)

Presentation may range from restrictive lung dysfunction to acute respiratory failure. Can be due to noncompetitive myoneuronal presynaptic blockade of acetylcholine release, myasthenia gravis, or myopathy. May cause severe or fatal respiratory failure. See also under IXd, IXj, IXs, and PMID 7628504, 25767924

Last update : 15/10/2017
 

Causative drugs

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