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271 Possible Causes for Abdominal Pain, Absent Ankle Reflex

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Pain and Hematochezia Bridging the Gap Challenge Yourself Interactive Medical Cases Image Challenge Videos in Clinical Medicine View all learning/CME Other NEJM Group Learning[nejm.org] If you have liver disease, you may get tired easily, have shortness of breath, and have severe abdominal pain.[disabilitysecrets.com] […] recently published Learning/CME Learning/CME View all learning/CME CME Partial Oral versus Intravenous Antibiotic Treatment of Endocarditis Case 4-2019: An 18-Year-Old Man with Abdominal[nejm.org]

  • Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

    pain.[diabetesdaily.com] pain , nausea , vomiting , malabsorption , fecal incontinence , gastroparesis , diarrhea , constipation Cardiovascular system : disturbances of heart rate ( tachycardia ,[en.wikipedia.org] Polyradiculopathies and severe band-like abdominal pain also may occur.[aafp.org]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    F waves implicates nerve root involvement delayed/absent H reflex correlates with decreased/absent ankle reflex MRI cauda equina gandolinium enhancement in acute cases DIfferential[step2.medbullets.com] Absence of abdominal pain does not exclude the possibility of porphyria, and attacks may be precipitated by antiretroviral and antituberculosis medication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] commonly back pain, but not always may precede weakness in 1/3 cases Other features autonomic dysfunction diarrhoea, vomiting, dizziness, abdominal pain, ileus, orthostatic[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Tabes Dorsalis

    The patellar and ankle reflexes were absent and there was loss of vibratory and position sense in the lower extremity.[lksom.temple.edu] […] in the legs, paralysis of the leg muscles, acute abdominal pain, etc Etymology: New Latin, literally: tabes of the back; see tabes , dorsal ' tabes dorsalis ' also found[wordreference.com] Muscular function impairment, abdominal pains, and severe gastrointestinal/excretory system crisis (sudden onset with rapid subsidence) are observed.[dovemed.com]

  • Lumbar Plexus Neoplasm

    Abstract Neoplastic lumbosacral plexopathy occurs with some abdominal and pelvic malignancies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] NLP associated with pelvic, abdominal, and retroperitoneal tumors often results in significant pain, sensory disturbance, weakness, and disability. [1] Plexus involvement[emedicine.medscape.com] The effects of early or late neurolytic sympathetic plexus block on the management of abdominal or pelvic cancer pain. Pain 2004;110:400-8. 43.[jpalliativecare.com]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Diabetes is associated with neuropathy, cognitive impairment, several causes of anaemia and is on everyone’s list of causes of absent ankle reflexes with upgoing plantars;[ageing.oxfordjournals.org] pain and hyperpigmentation of skin which was diagnosed as homocystinuria.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On presentation, 50% of patients have absent ankle reflexes with relative hyperreflexia at the knees. Plantars are initially flexor and later extensor.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Anemia

    On presentation, 50% of patients have absent ankle reflexes with relative hyperreflexia at the knees. Plantars are initially flexor and later extensor.[web.archive.org] . — Joel Kotkin, National Review, "The Return to Serfdom," 25 July 2019 But those with a severe hookworm infection can experience experience abdominal pain, diarrhea, loss[merriam-webster.com] You may have stomach pain or abdominal cramping with your bowel movements.[chemocare.com]

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    Ankle Reflex (Tendo-Achillis Reflex) - Diminished or absent reflexes when L4, 5 and S1 nerve is damaged. How is Lumbar Disk Herniation Diagnosed?[epainassist.com] […] associated with numbness or weakness, loss of bladder or bowel control, fever , or abdominal or chest pain .[emedicinehealth.com] Test your reflexes at the knee and ankle. These may sometimes be absent if there is a compressed nerve root in your spine. Straight leg raise (SLR) test.[orthoinfo.aaos.org]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Most people with PN have reduced or absent ankle reflexes (involuntary responses to a stimulus).[thebody.com] Autonomic neuropathy includes loss of control of bladder, impotence, abdominal pain, fecal incontinence and altered bowel movements, CVS involvement such as altered heart[symptoma.com] Classically, ankle jerk reflex is absent in peripheral neuropathy.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Diabetic Enteropathy

    reflexes: Absent Associated with foot ulcers in chronic DM 7x increase Age: Middle-aged & elderly Location: Soles of feet Neuropathic osteoarthropathy : Frequency increased[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] Symptoms may relate to any region of the alimentary tract; the common ones are heartbum, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, fecal incontinence, and abdominal pain.[mayoclinic.pure.elsevier.com] Diabetic enteropathy – with gastrointestinal symptoms like abdominal pain, bloating and nausea – may soon be preventable and treatable.[thediabeticnews.com]

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