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692 Possible Causes for Abnormal Gait, Hyperreflexia, Lyme Disease, Muscle Spasticity

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Lepto-meningeal disease - eg, due to carcinomatosis or vascular collagen disease. Lyme disease . Spinal muscular atrophy (Kennedy's syndrome).[patient.info] This is a progressive and fatal disease, with initial complaints about muscle spasticity followed by progressively worsening muscle weakness.[fusfoundation.org] He had difficulty walking due to poor movement of his right leg, and was diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease because of akinesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] remains normal Physical exam neck ptosis (neck drop) due to neck extensor weakness manual muscle testing elicits muscle cramping upper motor neuron (UMN) signs spasticity hyperreflexia[orthobullets.com]

  • Stiff-Person Syndrome

    […] that can cause pain and stiffness in the joints Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, which are tick-borne illnesses that can cause nerve damage myofascial pain[healthline.com] Oral medications were unable to control his muscle spasticity, preventing him from working.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The woman also, "walked with an abnormal 'tin soldier' gait," the team said.[consumer.healthday.com] SYMPTOMS The most common signs are: - hyperreflexia reflexive integrity can be assessed via deep tendon reflexes (as well as resistance to passive stretch), grading it by[flipper.diff.org]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    walking or balancing; difficulty breathing after the injury; or a twisted neck or back.[livescience.com] Lyme disease (Bartman, among other TIMS members, urge this test be done.)[thisisms.com] Some people with spinal cord injuries experience one of two types of muscle tone problems: uncontrolled tightening or motion in the muscles (spasticity) or soft and limp muscles[mayoclinic.org] Abstract Autonomic hyperreflexia is a serious peripartum complication associated with spinal cord lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Palsy with Spastic Diplegia

    Botulinum toxin medication helps to reduce the spasticity from muscle.[trishlafoundation.com] […] reflexes Abnormal gait Crossed knees Walking on tiptoes Quick links[cerebralpalsy.org.uk] Classification Physiologic Classification Spastic (most common) Velocity-dependent increased muscle tone and hyperreflexia with slow, restricted movement due to simultaneous[orthobullets.com] People with cerebral palsy may have difficulty walking. They may also have trouble with tasks such as writing or using scissors.[icdlist.com]

    Missing: Lyme Disease
  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

    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] spasticity and no significant muscle shortening.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search genetically and clinically heterogeneous group of neurodegenerative disorders characterized by progressive spasticity and hyperreflexia[wikidata.org] Abnormal Gait- The disease is associated with an abnormal gait pattern, which progressively gets worse as the disease advances but total loss of ability to walk is an extremely[epainassist.com]

    Missing: Lyme Disease
  • Spastic Paraplegia

    disease, human T-lymphotropic virus 1, and human immunodeficiency virus infection; and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain and the spinal cord.[jamanetwork.com] It is accompanied by irritability and spastic contractions of the leg muscles. spastic paraplegia Paralysis of both lower limbs with muscle spasm.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] PATIENTS CONCERNS: A 12-year-old boy presented as ankle sprained, lower limb stiffness, abnormal gait since he was 5 years old.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On neurological examination, he showed hyperreflexia, spasticity, and weakness in the lower extremities and bilateral Babinski reflexes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    Lyme disease affects the nervous system in about 10% to 15% of infected individuals, most commonly causing lymphocytic meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Despite the potential complications of Lyme disease -- the difficulty walking, extreme fatigue, numbness and severe joint pain that can linger for years -- many residents[web.archive.org] […] late state Lyme disease is suspected.[canlyme.com] He and other members of his family exhibited a variety of symptoms such as difficulty walking, cognitive and behavioral changes, and blindness.[alzforum.org]

    Missing: Muscle Spasticity
  • Hemiparesis

    It’s often accompanied by these side effects: Muscle spasticity (weakness in the muscles) Muscle atrophy (loss of muscle strength) Seizures Pain Hemiparesis occurs when one[saebo.com] The patient walks with an abnormally narrow base, dragging both legs and scraping the toes.[stanford25.wordpress.com] Strength changes will be investigated by measuring muscle hypertrophy, hyperreflexia, and passive stiffness.[clinicaltrials.gov] Also, myoclonus or tremor is seen in up to 38% patients, hyperreflexia and other pyramidal tract signs in 85% patients and psychosis, visual hallucinations and paranoid delusions[ijcasereportsandimages.com]

  • Spinal Cord Compression

    Muscle spasticity can cause spasms in the legs or make them more difficult to control.[livestrong.com] Cervical myelopathy is a syndrome of difficulty walking, hand clumsiness, arm weakness, and/or numbness/tingling caused by compression of the spinal cord.[uncmedicalcenter.org] Physical examination revealed hyperreflexia and a T11 sensory level. MRI revealed a pseudomeningocele compressing the thoracic spinal cord.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lhermitte's sign (intermittent shooting electrical sensation) and hyperreflexia may be present.[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Lyme Disease
  • Myelopathy

    It is particularly important to consider treatable infections such as syphilis, HIV, tuberculosis, Lyme disease, and herpesviruses.[neurology.org] […] paresis, and spasticity; nerve root compression commonly causes early radicular pain, sometimes followed by weakness, hyporeflexia, and muscle atrophy.[merckmanuals.com] gait, right leg weakness and cramping of five weeks’ duration.[touchneurology.com] Clinical hyperreflexia was tested at the MCP joint, using a six-axis load cell.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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