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Glossary for Tick paralysis

  • Ataxia: It is a neurological sign and symptom consisting of gross lack of co-ordination of muscle movements.
  • Botulism food poisoning: Extremely dangerous food poisoning requiring medical attention, but not always recognized because of its non-abdominal symptoms.
  • Clumsiness: Clumsy motions or poor coordination
  • Conditions involving a pathogen: Medical conditions involving some type of pathogen, such as a virus or bacteria.
  • Double vision: Double vision
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome: A rare progressive form of ascending polyneuropathy believed to be an autoimmune response.
  • Irritability: Excessive feelings of annoyance or frustration.
  • Lethargy: feeling of tiredness
  • Lyme disease: Lyme disease is an emerging infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia.
  • Muscle conditions: Any condition that affects the muscles of the body
  • Muscle paralysis: The inability to use a muscle
  • Muscle weakness: A condition which is characterized by an inability of the muscles to function at their full strenght
  • Musculoskeletal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system of bones, muscles and related structures.
  • Parasitic Conditions: A condition that is characterised by another organism living off another organism
  • Poisoning, overdose or adverse reactions: Medical conditions related to poisons, drug overdosage, or drug adverse reactions.
  • Polio: Dangerous virus now rare due to vaccination.
  • Poor appetite: Loss or reduction in appetite for food
  • Queensland tick typhus: Form of typhus from North-Australian ticks
  • Rabies: An infectious disease that can affect any mammal including humans and is transmitted through the saliva of an infected animal. The infectious agent is the Neurotropic lyssavirus which affects the salivary gland and also causes neurological symptoms.
  • Restlessness: state of overactive restlessness
  • Tick-borne diseases: Any disease that is transferred to humans by the tick

 

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