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2,330 Possible Causes for Abnormal Reflex

  • Fracture

    This allows the doctor to test your neurological responses, such as your reflexes, muscles, and sensory perception.[umm.edu] Abnormalities on the neurological examination can point to nerve damage. The nerves of the spinal cord carry messages from the brain to the rest of the body.[umm.edu]

  • Hypoglycemia

    BACKGROUND: Postprandial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia (PHH) is an increasingly recognized complication of gastric bypass surgery in obese adults, distinct from the "dumping syndrome". CASE PRESENTATION: Upon birth, primary repair of esophageal atresia was performed, and at the age of 14 months definite esophageal[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    reflexes, abnormal eye movements, muscle weakness, decreased sensation, and other changes.[medicalnewstoday.com] In newborns , symptoms resemble those of many other acute neonatal encephalopathies: Seizures Depressed mental status Poor feeding Abnormal tone and reflexes Among nonneonates[clinicaladvisor.com] […] hospital, a physician will ask about the patient's medical history and look for specific neurological, motor, and sensory deficits, such as changes in vision or visual fields, abnormal[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Migraine

    AS Cohen, AR Gantenbein and PJ Goadsby, Abnormal blink reflex studies in a patient with supraorbital neuralgia, Cephalalgia, 26, 7, (875-878), (2006). S. Evers, J.[doi.org]

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    […] speech, level of alertness Cardiovascular: heart rate and RHYTHM (eg, a.fib), blood pressure and neck bruits Motor exam (and reflexes, Babinski): Grip strength and big motor[emergencymedicinecases.com] Swallowing impairments are associated with an increased risk of death. 620 An abnormal gag reflex, impaired voluntary cough, dysphonia, incomplete oral-labial closure, a high[doi.org] […] conversion disorder Key physical exam findings in TIA Most important are facial droop, pronator drift and abnormal speech Head and neck: pupillary size and EOMs, facial droop and abnormal[emergencymedicinecases.com]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Later in the course of the disease there may be extreme emotional lability, ataxia, abnormal reflexes, and difficulty in urinating.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] remission of symptoms, and demonstrable delayed blink reflex and evoked visual response are diagnosed as having either possible or probable multiple sclerosis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] There is no definitive diagnostic test for the condition, but persons with objectively measured abnormalities of the central nervous system, a history of exacerbation and[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Epilepsy

    Friederike Irmen, Tim Wehner and Louis Lemieux, Do reflex seizures and spontaneous seizures form a continuum?[doi.org] Berardelli, The Photoparoxysmal Response Reflects Abnormal Early Visuomotor Integration in the Human Motor Cortex, Brain Stimulation, 8, 6, (1151), (2015).[doi.org]

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    reflexes Excessive sleep Lethargy Weak suck Fallen blood count It is recommended that infants born prematurely receive a routine cranial ultrasound between 7 and 14 days[cerebralpalsy.org] […] sleep Lethargy Weak suck Seizures and other abnormal movements All babies born before 30 weeks should have an ultrasound of the head to screen for IVH.[medlineplus.gov] Most common signs of intracranial hemorrhage include: Apnea (breathing pauses) Pale or blue coloring Abnormal eye movement Shrill cry Seizures Decreased muscle tone Decreased[cerebralpalsy.org]

  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome

    Magnetic resonance imaging showed a signal abnormality in the anterior half of the thoracic cord from T5 to T12, consistent with anterior spinal artery infarction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 16-year-old girl with Down syndrome presented with urinary retention and acute complete flaccid paralysis of the legs with absent deep tendon and abdominal reflexes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    In young babies, doctors may also look for a bulging fontanelle (soft spot on infant’s head) or abnormal reflexes.[cdc.gov] In young infants, doctors may look for a bulging fontanelle (soft spot on infant’s head) or abnormal reflexes, which can also be signs of meningitis.[web.archive.org]

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