Top
20
Doctor insights on: Syndrome Miller Fisher

Share
1

1
What is this miller fisher syndrome?

What is this miller fisher syndrome?

Miller Fisher: Miller fisher syndrome is a variant of a rare, acquired disease that affects nerve function. The disease involves muscle weakness, eye weakness, and absence of deep tendon reflexes (ie knee-jerk reflex). Treatment is available. Most patients recover. Some have residual deficits. ...Read more

2

2
Can miller fisher syndrome be treated?

Can miller fisher syndrome be treated?

Yes: Ivig or gamma globulin after and/orhemofiltration along with supportive care for the miller fisher variant of guillain barre syndrome are the treatments often used in the icu. This takes a long time to get over and will require physical therapy and rehab most likely. Some patients do not make a full recovery. Good luck! I hope your loved one is better soon. ...Read more

3

3
What exactly is miller fisher syndrome?

What exactly is miller fisher syndrome?

Disease of muscles: Miller Fisher syndrome is a rare, acquired nerve disease that is considered to be a variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome. It is characterized by abnormal muscle coordination, paralysis of the eye muscles, and absence of the tendon reflexes. Like Guillain-Barré syndrome, symptoms may be preceded by a viral illness. Additional symptoms include generalized muscle weakness and respiratory failure. The majority of individuals with Miller Fisher syndrome have a unique antibody that characterizes the disorder. ...Read more

4

4
Can you explain miller fisher syndrome?

Can you explain miller fisher syndrome?

Miller Fisher: Miller fisher syndrome is a rare variant of guillain-barre syndrome, which is a disease affecting the nervous system of patients. Basically, it is an autoimmune process whereby the body produces antibodies that attack the nerve cells, and it may be triggered by a viral infection. Problems with eye movement, muscle weakness, and loss of deep tendon reflexes occur. ...Read more

5

5
What are the symptoms of miller fisher syndrome?

What are the symptoms of miller fisher syndrome?

Eye and Gait symptom: Miller-fisher syndrome is a limited variant of guilliane-barre syndrome, and involves weakness of the eye muscles resulting in double vision, dilated pupils, drooping eye lids, and abnormal gait and clumsiness in hands. Weakness of the muscles in the face, throat and tongue result in difficulty swallowing foods, slurred speech, difficulty with smiling, inability to whistle or close the lips. ...Read more

6

6
Could you explain what is miller fisher syndrome?

Could you explain what is miller fisher syndrome?

Miller Fisher: Is a rare neurologic condition similar to Guillain-Barre which is characterized by abnormal muscle coordination, paralysis of the eye muscles and absent tendon reflexes. It is felt to be triggered by a viral infection and is treated with IV immunoglobulins or removal of the antibody from the blood by plasmapheresis. ...Read more

7

7
Is miller syndrome the same as miller fisher syndrome?

Is miller syndrome the same as miller fisher syndrome?

No: Miller Syndrome is a rare condition affecting the face and arms- here is a link with more information
http://ghr. Nlm. Nih. Gov/condition/miller-syndrome
Miller-Fisher syndrome is causes poor muscle coordination and paralysis of the eye muscles - here is a link for MFS
http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/miller_fisher/miller_fisher. Htm ...Read more

8

8
What is the definition or description of: Miller Fisher Syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: Miller Fisher Syndrome?

Miller Fisher: Syndrome is characterized by external ophthalmoplegia
ataxia and ataxic neuropathy
it is a form of inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy with peripheral and central conduction deffect ...Read more

9

9
Is miller fisher syndrome contagious?

Is miller fisher syndrome contagious?

Miller Fisher: Miller-fisher variant of guillain barre syndrome is a rare variant of a rare disease that affects the nervous system of people. The cause is an autoimmune reaction which may be triggered by an infection but more often than not the cause is not found. As an example, however, a large number of people could catch the same influenza virus but a minuscule number would get this problem. ...Read more

10

10
Is miller fisher syndrome contagious airborne?

Is miller fisher syndrome contagious airborne?

Miller Fisher: Miller fisher syndrome, a variant of guillain bare syndrome, can occur after a preceeding viral respiratory illness among other causes. So, while miller fisher syndrome is not technically an infectious disease, there are some "airborne" or respiratory viruses that can trigger the abnormal immune response in the body that produces the disease. ...Read more

11

11
Are miller fisher syndrome and Lyme confondible?

Are miller fisher syndrome and Lyme confondible?

?: Please restate question. I am not sure what you mean by confondible. Lyme disease is a tick borne infection. Miller fisher disease is a rare neurologic disorder. Both can have neurologic symptoms. I hope this helps you. If not please ask again ...Read more

12

12
What's pisa syndrome?

Pisa syndrome: A persistent administration of antipsychotic can produce persistent dystonia, which is called pisa syndrome. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
What is mrkh syndrome?

What is mrkh syndrome?

MRKH Syndrome: Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome - the vagina & uterus are underdeveloped or absent. ...Read more

14

14
What's downs syndrome?

What's downs syndrome?

Downs syndrome: Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes lifelong mental retardation, developmental delays and other problems. Down syndrome varies in severity, so developmental problems range from moderate to serious. ...Read more

15

15
What's ribtip syndrome?

What's ribtip syndrome?

Rib-tip Syndrome: Rib-tip syndrome is also called “costo-iliac impingement syndrome”. It occurs when the top of the hip bone touches or rubs on the lowest rib & leads to pain. ...Read more

16

16
What is berhs syndrome?

What is berhs syndrome?

Genetic blindness: This is an autosomal recessive disease (i.e., the patient inherits one defective gene from each parent), with progressive loss of vision and sometimes other neurologic problems. Carriers (one copy of the gene) may have some visual problems. There is no specific treatment, and my hope is that if you or someone you know is affected, good supportive care will be available. ...Read more

17

17
What is sharpe syndrome?

What is sharpe syndrome?

Sharpe Syndrome: Its another name for mixed connective tissue disease, an autoimmune disease with features of systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, and polymyositis, sometime referred to as undifferentiated connective tissue disease. Individuals who have this condition are best served by a rheumatologist (an internist with subspecialty training in rheuamtology). ...Read more

18

18
What is cowden syndrome?

What is cowden syndrome?

Tumor family: This is a fairly common trait passed parent-to-child, 50% chance, in which certain tumors are substantially more common and there may be curious bumps especially on the skin. It is not curable but if good surveillance for tumors is maintained, it's manageable. Several genetic loci are known especially pten, and genetic counseling is available. ...Read more

19

19
What is reye's syndrome?

What is reye's syndrome?

Deadly process: First noted in the 60'sand peaking in the 70's, this is a pattern of acute liver failure, coma and often death. It often struck kids recovering from flu or chickenpox. Its cause is unclear, but an association with intake of any salicylate product was recognized. After salicylates were stopped for kids under 16, the condition has all but disappeared. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What is ashburg syndrome?

What is ashburg syndrome?

Asperger syndrome: I'm assuming is Asperger syndrome. Is a mild form of autism. Consult with a pediatric psychologis & psychiatrist. ...Read more

Find us on Facebook