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320 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Behavior Problem, Spasticity - Hyperreflexia

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Affected individuals may have tremors, muscle stiffness (spasticity), exaggerated reflexes (hyperreflexia), weakness or partial paralysis of the muscles of the limbs, difficulty[icdlist.com] A key symptom associated with PPMS is difficulty walking. This may result from the damage to the spinal cord that occurs with PPMS.[medicalnewstoday.com] People with PPMS may have trouble with balance and coordination or have difficulty walking.[healthline.com]

  • Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord

    Neurological findings include numbness, loss of vibratoty and joint position sense, sense of proprioception, hyperreflexia, spasticity, weakness and extensor plantar responses[ispub.com] Numbness of the limbs and trunk is an early symptom; weakness, clumsiness and spasticity, abnormal reflexes, gait ataxia develop later.[neuroanatomy.wisc.edu] He had hyperreflexia, bilateral Babinski signs and absent ankle jerks. Tone was spastic.[neurology.org]

  • Lesch Nyhan Syndrome

    In LNS patients there are three major signs of pyramidal dysfunction: spasticity, hyperreflexia and the extensor plantar reflex (also known as the Babinski reflex: the great[themedicalbiochemistrypage.org] problems, which can be best addressed by using behavioral modification techniques.[symptoma.com] They also develop signs of pyramidal involvement including spasticity, hyperreflexia, and extensor plantar reflexes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hallervorden-Spatz Syndrome

    Described features include 9,11 : progressive dementia extrapyramidal signs (rigidity, dystonia, choreoathetosis) corticospinal signs (spasticity, hyperreflexia) dysarthria[radiopaedia.org] The early onset childhood group had uniform presentation with developmental delay, recurrent falls, gait abnormalities, cognitive deterioration and dystonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Additionally, affected individuals may experience a loss of intellectual function (dementia) and psychiatric symptoms such as behavioral problems, personality changes, and[ghr.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

    60 33 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0001257 16 hyperreflexia 60 33 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0001347 17 joint stiffness 60 33 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-[malacards.org] Diagnosis is based on the onset of neurological symptoms, presence of gait abnormalities, spasticity, decreased muscle stretch reflexes and neuro-radiological evidence of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The initial presentation includes behavioral problems, intellectual impairment, gait disturbance, incontinence, and peripheral neuropathy.[symptoma.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    They are primarily central nervous system (CNS) manifestations, such as irritability, restlessness, lethargy, muscular twitching, spasticity and hyperreflexia, all of which[aafp.org] walking.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] behavior. [21] Psychosis after a seizure is relatively common, occurring in between 6 and 10% of people. [22] Often people do not remember what occurred during this time.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Spastic features included hypertonicity, hyperreflexia, and extensor plantar responses. Two older sibs had contractures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Structural changes in muscle and fascia may play a role in abnormal gait.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some behavioral problems are extreme irritability, feeding difficulties, persistent gagging or choking when fed after 6 months of age especially if the tongue pushes the food[web.archive.org]

  • Spinal Cord Tumor

    Physical Findings on physical examination correspond to the location of the tumor, degree of cord impingement, and duration, and may include the following: Spasticity; hyperreflexia[emedicine.medscape.com] walking Muscle contractions or spasms Surgery While surgery is increasingly recommended for benign and malignant primary spinal cord tumors, the role of surgery in spinal[ucsfhealth.org] Vision, hearing, and speech problems. Loss of balance and trouble walking. Unusual sleepiness or change in activity level. Unusual changes in personality or behavior.[cancer.gov]

  • Hydrocephalus

    , hyperreflexia Changes in vital signs resulting from brainstem compression due to herniation Because the fontanelles of infants are still open, the accumulation of CSF can[amboss.com] Any of these problems, or changes in mood or behavior, warrants a visit to your health care provider. How Is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Diagnosed?[webmd.com] Any of these problems, or changes in mood or behavior, warrants a visit to your health care provider.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

    […] by progressive spasticity and hyperreflexia of the lower limbs HSMN V familial spastic paraplegia Strümpell-Lorrain disease French settlement disease Strumpell-Lorrain disease[wikidata.org] HSP is a heterogeneous group of neurodegenerative disorders with progressive lower limb spasticity and weakness leading to abnormal gait as the principal clinical feature.[omicsonline.org] Another five patients had behavioral problems in childhood. Brain MRIs from nine patients were available for review.[nature.com]

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