Exirapulmonary Causes

Central nervous system (parenclymal disorders, increased intracranial pressure, sleep apnea) Neuromuseular disorders Spinal cord: tetanus, trauma

Anterior horn cell amyotrophic lateral sclerosis poliomyelitis, rabies

Nerve: Guillain-Barre syndrome, diphtheria, porphyria, ciguatoxin, saxitoxin, tetrodotoxin, thallium intoxication, acute hyperkalemic paralysis, buckthorn polyneunapathy

Neuromuscular junction: myasthenia gravis, congenital myasthenic syndromes, botulism, hypermagnesemia, organophosphate poisoning, tick paralysis, snake bite

Muscle: polymyositis, inclusion body myositis, myotonic dystrophy, limb girdle muscular dystrophies, hypophosphatemia, stonefish myotoxin, nemaline myopathy, centronuclear myopathy, rhabdomyolysis

Other: kyphoscoliosis, ankylosing spondylitis, chest trauma, extreme obesity, pleural diseases

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