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256 Possible Causes for Absent Ankle Reflex, Nausea, Paralysis

  • Hyperkalemia

    The patient presented with continuous tachycardia, palpitations, chest tightness, progressive nausea, irritability, progressive myasthenia gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] : Severe hyperkalemia is always a life-threatening medical emergency, as it can precipitate fatal dysrhythmias and paralysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It can cause: Muscle fatigue Weakness Paralysis Abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) Nausea Jan. 11, 2018 References What is hyperkalemia? National Kidney Foundation. .[mayoclinic.org]

  • Hypokalemia

    A 54-year-old woman presented with a history of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and recurrent episodes of severe hypokalemia requiring hospitalization.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Unilateral paralysis is rarely reported to be primary presentation of severe hypokalemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Ondansetron is widely used in general practice for nausea and vomiting due to any cause.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[step2.medbullets.com] The most common adverse effects of pazopanib include diarrhea, fatigue, and nausea, but neuropathic complication has not been documented.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Our certified mentors are people living with or impacted by paralysis.[christopherreeve.org]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Most people with PN have reduced or absent ankle reflexes (involuntary responses to a stimulus).[thebody.com] Common side effects of tramadol include: nausea dizziness constipation sweating dry mouth confusion headache vomiting[hse.ie] Here we report the unexpected finding that the Ad-Lkb1 KO mice develop hindlimb paralysis at mid-age.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    […] of life (60% of cases have onset aged 16 years) with susceptible individuals experiencing sudden onset of perioral numbness; weakness; centrifugal paralysis, often with nausea[mdedge.com] […] hypokalemic periodic paralysis (disorder) familial periodic paralysis (& [hypokalaemic]) periodic hypokalemic paralysis HOKPP familial periodic paralysis familial hypokalemic[wikidata.org] Case A 27-year-old Asian male came into the emergency room with significant weakness in his arms and legs following an episode of nausea and vomiting.[academic.oup.com]

  • Poliomyelitis

    The most common include For abortive poliomyelitis fever (up to 103º F) decreased appetite nausea and/or vomiting sore throat not feeling well constipation abdominal pain[childrenshospital.org] They initially deteriorated clinically but recovered with little or no residual paralysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For nonparalytic poliomyelitis headache, nausea and vomiting may be worse child may feel sick for a couple of days, then appear to improve before getting sick again pain of[childrenshospital.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    MATERIAL AND METHODS: Sixteen alcoholics without liver failure or serious illness and presenting symptoms of dyspepsia, nausea or diarrhea were included.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis (TPP) is characterized by the presence of muscle paralysis, hypokalemia, and hyperthyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the event of discontinuation of alcohol drinking, the patient exhibits anxiety, anger, sweating, nausea, headaches, limb tremor, in the most severe cases, hallucinations[tadalafilgen.com]

  • Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

    […] source location was associated with HRV assessments (all P 0.02), and the shift (expressed in mm) correlated negatively with physical health (P 0.001) and positively with nausea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] paralysis of the cardiac parasympathetic. [16] 8.[jpgmonline.com] Autonomic neuropathy was assessed by the presence of symptoms like dysphagia, abdominal fullness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea /- nocturnal, faecal incontinence or constipation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypermagnesemia

    Signs include weakness, paralysis, drowsiness, confusion, bradycardia, hypotension, nausea, and vomiting.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Although the clinical findings of muscle weakness, flaccid paralysis, respiratory muscle paralysis or cardiac arrest due to hypermagnesemia are well described in the literature[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The smooth muscle paralysis caused by hypermagnesemia may result in paralytic ileus.[symptoma.com]

  • Conversion Disorder

    Reflex testing was symmetrical and normal at the knee, ankle, and elbow. Light touch and proprioceptive sensation was absent on testing of all four extremities.[journals.lww.com] Other motor disturbances that are at times associated with conversion disorder are loss of speech (aphonia), coughing, nausea, vomiting, or hiccuping.[britannica.com] This is the first report of lower extremity paralysis after laparoscopy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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