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23 Possible Causes for Absent Ankle Jerks, Increased Patellar Tendon Reflex

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  • Strychnine Poisoning

    Strychnine poisoning usually manifests with a prodrome of nausea, agitation, muscle twitching and spasms that develops within minutes of ingestion, but occasionally may not[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Spinal Cord Infarction

    RATIONALE: Spinal cord infarction is one of the complications of epidural steroid injections (ESIs), but has only been reported in cervical vertebra by transforaminal injection and lumbar vertebra by transforaminal injection; and up to now, there is no reporting about spinal cord infarction caused by caudal[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myelitis

    Rare complications have been documented due to inadvertent intravascular administration of penicillin such as Nicolau syndrome (lipoatrophy), transverse myelitis, injury to sciatic nerve as well as Hoigne syndrome (transient central nervous system dysfunction).1 We present a case report where a young male developed[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tetanus

    Original First Online: 28 May 2002 Abstract Introduction. Tetanus is still a significant health hazard in developing countries, with high associated mortality. Objective. Describe the management of patients with severe tetanus in intensive care units (ICUs), in two different periods. Setting. ICUs of two general[…][doi.org]

  • Paraplegia

    2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 334.1 Hereditary spastic paraplegia 2015 Billable Thru Sept 30/2015 Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015 ICD-9-CM 334.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 334.1 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before[…][icd9data.com]

  • Acute Transverse Myelitis

    OBJECTIVES: To report the elevation of the 14-3-3 protein and the complete denervation of hand muscles in idiopathic acute transverse myelitis (IATM) of the cervical cord. CASE DESCRIPTION: In a 29-year-old woman with a 2-week history of neck pain and repeated attenuated flus, subacute quadriplegia, hypaesthesia[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    OBJECTIVES: To evaluate sex-related differences of spinal cord lesion patients. PATIENTS: Two hundred and eighty-one patients were included with evaluation of: lesion to admission time, aetiology, lesion level, associated injury, medical complications and surgical intervention, length of stay, American Spinal Injury[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    This self-directed learning module reviews the demographics of traumatic and nontraumatic spinal cord injuries (SCIs). It is part of the study guide on SCI medicine in the Self-Directed Physiatric Educational Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This article specifically focuses[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myelopathy

    The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. 95(18):1651–1658, SEP 2013 DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.L.00589 , PMID: 24048552 Issn Print: 0021-9355 Publication Date: 2013/09/01 Michael Fehlings;Jefferson Wilson;Branko Kopjar;Sangwook Yoon;Paul Arnold;Eric Massicotte;Alexander Vaccaro;Darrel Brodke;Christopher Shaffrey;Justin Smith;Eric[…][doi.org]

  • Lumbar Spinal Cord Tumor

    BACKGROUND: Postoperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage is a major clinical problem, and prevention of CSF leakage at the surgical site is an important issue. The goal of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative lumbar subarachnoid drainage (LSAD) for prevention of CSF leakage after spinal cord[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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