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104 Possible Causes for Absent Ankle Jerks, Bilateral Babinski's Reflex

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  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    Lower motor neuron disease causes weakness, loss of muscle ("atrophy") and muscle twitching ("fasciculations").[neurology.emory.edu] Bilateral upper and lower limb weakness with increased bilateral upper limb reflexes and Babinski reflexes were found.[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com] Apraxia (Medical Encyclopedia) Hand or foot spasms (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle atrophy (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle function loss (Medical Encyclopedia) Muscle twitching[icdlist.com]

  • Spinal Cord Infarction

    A 48-year-old man with syncope and diffuse muscle twitches. Neurohospitalist. 2012 Jul; 2(3):107-11. PMID: 23983873; PMCID: PMC3726089.[connects.catalyst.harvard.edu] Neurologic examination demonstrated a broad-based, spastic gait, brisk muscle stretch reflexes, and bilateral Babinski signs.[aibolita.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    twitching for 3 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These persistent muscle twitches are generally not painful, but can be annoying or interfere with sleep.[mda.org] Symptoms of ALS include progressive muscle weakness beginning in the limbs, muscle twitching and cramping, slowed speech becoming progressively harder to understand, difficulty[brainfoundation.org.au]

  • Myelitis

    Lower extremities remained largely flaccid with absent deep tendon reflexes and Babinski reflexes bilaterally.[nature.com] Reflexes were diminished bilaterally and Babinski sign was equivocal. Examination of optic fundi and cranial nerves were normal.[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] On examination he was found to have asymmetric flaccid paralysis of bilateral lower limbs with power grade one to two.[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Symptoms of muscle twitching, irritability, and/or increased urination. Poor appetite that does not improve. If you notice excessive sleepiness, confusion.[chemocare.com]

  • Paraplegia

    There was hyperreflexia on bilateral deep tendon reflex testing, and Babinski sign was positive bilaterally.[j-neurooncology.imedpub.com] Muscle strength was 3/5 bilaterally for the L2-S1 myotomes, and there was note of 50% sensory deficit on the L2 dermatome down, bilaterally.[j-neurooncology.imedpub.com]

  • Acute Transverse Myelitis

    Neurological examination was objectified a flaccido-spastic quadriplegia, deep tendon reflexes were lively and diffuse and bilateral Babinski sign.[article.sciencepublishinggroup.com]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    twitch.[encyclopedia.com] […] are briefly stretched by the tap, the nerve impulses in the afferent pathway travel directly to the motor neurons and excite them reflexly to cause the normally visible muscle[encyclopedia.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Blood-brain barrier (BBB) and neurotrophic factors seemingly have an important role in multiple sclerosis pathology. Physical activity may influence blood-brain barrier function and levels of neurotrophic factors, and such effects might be moderated by body weight status. This study investigated the effect of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Insulinoma

    Abstract Ectopic insulinoma is a very rare and dormant tumor. Here we report the case of a 79-year-old female who presented with repeated episodes of hypoglycemia and was diagnosed with insulinoma based on laboratory and imaging examinations. Computed tomography and positron emission tomography revealed a[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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