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183 Possible Causes for Absent Ankle Reflex, Guillain-Barré Syndrome

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    syndrome.[] Most people with PN have reduced or absent ankle reflexes (involuntary responses to a stimulus).[] Classically, ankle jerk reflex is absent in peripheral neuropathy.[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    F waves implicates nerve root involvement delayed/absent H reflex correlates with decreased/absent ankle reflex MRI cauda equina gandolinium enhancement in acute cases DIfferential[] Who gets GuillainBarré syndrome? Anyone, at any age, is susceptible to Guillain- Barré syndrome.[] The severe, generalised manifestation of Guillain-Barré syndrome with respiratory failure affects 20-30% of cases.[]

  • Poliomyelitis

    It has superficial similarities to a motor axonal variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome but can be distinguished by clinical, cerebrospinal fluid, and, perhaps specifically,[] Visser LHVan der Meche FGVan Doorn PA et alfor the Dutch Guillain-Barré Study Group Guillain-Barré syndrome without sensory loss (acute motor neuropathy): a subgroup with[] syndrome.[]

  • Arsenic-Induced Polyneuropathy

    Abstract Objectives: We report on a patient presenting with an isolated polyneuropathy mimicking Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) associated with arsenic exposure.[] Proximal lower limb muscles were affected in 40% patients, rare upper limb involvement and ankle reflexes were absent in all with evidence of axonal degeneration and reinnervation[] Neuropathies with a relapsing and remitting course include Guillain-Barré syndrome.[]

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    Signoret, Acute or subacute alcoholic neuropathy mimicking Guillain-Barré syndrome, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 97, 2-3, (195), (1990). Björn U. C.[] Polyneuropathy in diseases classified elsewhere G64 Other disorders of peripheral nervous system G65 Sequelae of inflammatory and toxic polyneuropathies G65.0 Sequelae of Guillain-Barré[] syndrome Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.[]

  • Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

    Other possibilities include: Abnormal protein buildup, called amyloidosis Autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, Guillain -Barré syndrome, lupus, and Sjogren's syndrome[] Other possibilities include: Abnormal protein buildup, called amyloidosis Autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis , Guillain -Barré syndrome, lupus , and Sjogren's syndrome[] Ganglionic receptor antibodies (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome). Ganglioside autoantibodies (Guillain-Barré syndrome).[]

  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy

    […] polyneuropathy Guillain-Barré syndrome. amyloid polyneuropathy Polyneuropathy characterized by deposition of amyloid in nerves. chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy[] The ankle tendon reflex was absent in almost half of our patients (40.4 %).[] syndrome.[]

  • Hyperkalemia

    Muscle symptoms can simulate GuillainBarré Syndrome because muscle weakness is typically of ascendant type, with weakness of respiratory muscles being rare, thus respecting[]

  • Polyneuropathy

    Postinfective polyneuritis - eg, Guillain-Barré syndrome. Sarcoidosis.[] Knee and ankle jerk reflexes were absent. No abnormalities involving the cranial nerves were found.[] Deep tendon reflexes were absent in the ankles of 47 patients (50%), the knees of 14 (15%), the biceps of 7 (8%), and the triceps of 6 (6%).[]

  • Lumbosacral Plexus Disorder

    Sarcoidosis presenting with an acute Guillain-Barré syndrome. Postgrad Med J 1989;65:765-7. 2. Said G. Sarcoidosis of the peripheral nervous system.[] […] patellar reflex L4 Medial lower leg/foot Knee extensors and ankle dorsiflexors Diminished or absent patellar reflex L5 Lateral leg/foot Hallux extension and ankle plantar[] Toxins (metals) Motor More than Sensory Acute motor axonal neuropathy syndrome Diphtheria Guillain-Barré syndrome Porphyria Toxins (dapsone, vincristine) Sensory Human immunodeficiency[]

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