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  • tick paralysis
  • Tick paralysis (tick toxicosis) -- one of the eight most common tickborne diseases in the United States (1) -- is an acute, ascending, flaccid motor paralysis that can be confused with Guillain-Barre syndrome, botulism, and myasthenia gravis. (cdc.gov)
  • This report summarizes the results of the investigation of a case of tick paralysis in Washington. (cdc.gov)
  • Although tick paralysis is a reportable disease in Washington, surveillance is passive, and only 10 cases were reported during 1987-1995. (cdc.gov)
  • The pathogenesis of tick paralysis has not been fully elucidated, and pathologic and clinical effects vary depending on the tick species (4). (cdc.gov)
  • If unrecognized, tick paralysis can progress to respiratory failure and may be fatal in approximately 10% of cases (6). (cdc.gov)
  • The risk for tick paralysis may be greatest for children in rural areas, especially in the Northwest, during the spring and may be reduced by the use of repellants on skin and permethrin-containing acaricides on clothing. (cdc.gov)
  • Health-care providers should consider tick paralysis in persons who reside or have recently visited tick-endemic areas during the spring or early summer and who present with symmetrical paralysis. (cdc.gov)
  • Tick paralysis -- Wisconsin. (cdc.gov)
  • Tick paralysis -- Georgia. (cdc.gov)
  • Most people aren't aware that tick-transmitted disease exceeds 12,000 cases each year," says Gadd, "and that in the United States this includes Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Tularemia, Tick Paralysis , Human Babesiosis and more. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Causes
  • Microbracon (wasp genus) venom causes paralysis of the neuromuscular system by acting at a presynaptic site. (wikipedia.org)
  • This article discusses five common causes of process paralysis, the state from which project teams suffer when they must follow an overbearing organizational doctrine that outlines a specific project management approach which ultimately hinders their ability to implement the project. (pmi.org)
  • induce
  • It may also be an attempt to describe the phenomenon of sleep paralysis which, although rare, can induce both paralysis and produce feelings of fear, panic and even induce visual hallucinations of an intruder in the room. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • Some people use Sleep Paralysis to induce Lucid Dreaming or Astral Projection, although most people have no idea how to induce an episode of Sleep Paralysis. (meta-religion.com)
  • afraid
  • People quite often refuse to believe it's Sleep Paralysis - but I'm afraid to say it's a scientifically proven thing - there is untold evidence available on the net regarding this condition - People don't want to believe because it all seems to real. (meta-religion.com)
  • scientifically
  • Not quite the same as moonlight, but it does illustrate how scientifically explainable phenomena (such as sleep paralysis) may be explained through folklore and myhtology by people who lack the ability or resources to explain them scientifically. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • usually
  • Cases of this manner usually result in very quick paralysis and a lot of times death shortly thereafter. (vetinfo.com)
  • Paralysis also means the loss of purposeful movement, usually as a result of neurological disease, drugs, or toxins. (ebscohost.com)
  • crisis
  • For we have responded to crisis with a mix of paralysis and confusion - both of which have a lot to do with the distorting effects of great wealth on our society. (nytimes.com)