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158 Possible Causes for Absent Ankle Reflex, Hoarseness

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Most people with PN have reduced or absent ankle reflexes (involuntary responses to a stimulus).[] Classically, ankle jerk reflex is absent in peripheral neuropathy.[] A physical examination will involve testing the deep ankle reflex as well as examining the feet for any ulceration.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    A case of Campylobacter fetus subspecies fetus meningitis is reported. The patient had underlying diseases, namely chronic alcoholism and diabetes mellitus. The infection did not respond to Piperacillin and Cefotaxime, but did respond to Ampicillin and Moxalactam. The patient was discharged on the 33rd hospital day[…][]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    She did not have hoarseness butshe had mild dysarthria and experienced mild difficulty inswallowing.[] 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[] Exam is remarkable for symetric 3/5 lower and upper extremity weakness, absent ankle and patellar reflexes and 1 biceps reflex.[]

  • Poliomyelitis

    […] nonparalytic and abortive poliomyelitis muscle weakness all over severe constipation muscle wasting weakened breathing difficulty swallowing weak cough flushed or blotchy skin hoarse[] Watch for: Difficulty breathing Weakness Hoarseness or wheezing Rapid heart rate Hives Dizziness If you or your child has an allergic reaction after any shot, get medical[]

  • Hyperkalemia

    ACLS Modifications Airway Early recognition of the potential for a difficult airway in anaphylaxis is paramount in patients who develop hoarseness, lingual edema, stridor,[]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    Some patients experience hoarseness of the voice and difficulty swallowing.These patients will require assistance by therapists to be cleared for discharge.[]

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    We present a 19-year-old female patient complaining of hoarseness and eyelid drooping.[] The main symptom of speech disorder was dysarthria, involving low pitch, slow rate, hypernasality and hoarseness.[] […] progressive deterioration of nervous system occurs, as weakness and atrophy eventually affect all limbs, together with the onset of fasciculations, dysphagia, dysarthria, hoarseness[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    […] easily, drooling, or gagging Head drop due to weakness of the neck muscles Speech problems, such as a slow or abnormal speech pattern (slurring of words) Voice changes, hoarseness[] At clinical examination, ankle reflex was absent but the other deep tendon reflexes were brisk. She had amyotrophy and fasciculations in the 4 limbs.[] Damage to the medulla can cause: slurred speech hoarseness difficulty swallowing emotional lability, which is characterized by excessive emotional reactions such as laughing[]

  • Lumbosacral Plexus Disorder

    Involvement of the recurrent laryngeal nerve can result in weakness and partial paralysis of the vocal cords and, consequently, hoarseness and soft speech (hypophonia).[] […] 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[] HNA than in Idiopathic neuralgic amyotrophy (17%) Long thoracic nerve often involved: Scapular winging Lumbosacral plexus also involved Cranial nerves Facial paresis X: Hoarseness[]

  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

    […] daughters of consanguineous parents, with onset of symptoms within the first two years of life, developing severe functional impairment, without evidence of dysmorphic features, hoarseness[] Five months after the transient CNS symptoms, he finally developed signs and symptoms of neuropathy in the form of absent ankle reflexes.[] Ankle reflexes were bilaterally absent. Sequencing revealed a novel heterozygous c.712C T (p.R238C) mutation in the GJB1 gene.[]

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