paralysis

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The most common clinical presentation was ascending paralysis (66.
Conducting a thorough search for an embedded tick is essential in a patient with an acute ascending paralysis with preserved sensorium, particularly when there is a history consistent with potential tick exposure.
Seizures, hemiplegia, hemiparesis, ascending paralysis, respiratory failure, and coma occur later in the course of infection.
was a 45-year-old female, admitted with respiratory distress from a severe case of Guillain Barre with ascending paralysis progressing to the level of her respiratory muscles, requiring immediate intubation.
Editorial Note: The four cases described in this report illustrate the importance of considering tick paralysis in the differential diagnosis of persons with ascending paralysis who live in or visit tick-endemic regions.