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93 Possible Causes for Absent Ankle Reflex, Positive Romberg Sign

  • Tabes Dorsalis

    The patellar and ankle reflexes were absent and there was loss of vibratory and position sense in the lower extremity.[] ., sudden, brief, and severe stab-like pain Physical exam Argyll-Robertson pupil absent lower extremity reflexes impaired vibratory and propioception sense positive Romberg[] sign Please rate topic.[]

  • Vitamin E Deficiency

    Romberg sign) A nodding movement of the head (titubation) Decreased visual sharpness (acuity) Positive Babinski sign (upward movement of the big toe and fanning of the feet[] Romberg sign, loss of profound sensitivity, and slight generalized hypotonia.[] […] perform rapid, alternating movements (dysdiadochokinesia) A tendency to sway or fall while standing upright with the feet together, arms stretched out and the eyes closed (positive[]

  • Pyridoxine

    Pyridoxine , also known as vitamin B 6 , is a form of vitamin B 6 found commonly in food and used as dietary supplement . [1] As a supplement it is used to treat and prevent pyridoxine deficiency , sideroblastic anaemia , pyridoxine-dependent epilepsy , certain metabolic disorders , problems from isoniazid , and[…][]

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Additionally, a neurological assessment may show absent or reduced ankle reflexes as well as sensory deficits.[] Romberg sign (the nerve pathways for proprioception travel through the dorsal columns that can be affected by spinal stenosis). 13 Motor findings are generally mild.[] […] neurologic findings, including a wide-based gait, focal weakness, and/or sensory loss in the distribution of one or more spinal nerve roots, asymmetric deep tendon reflexes, or a positive[]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    Romberg sign [ 8 ].[] […] proprioception and vibration sense in a glove-and-stocking distribution, mild intention tremor, dysdiadochokinesia in upper and lower limbs, a wide-based ataxic gait and positive[]

  • Hereditary Areflexic Dystasia

    Reflexes are normal in approximately two thirds of patients. In one study, ankle jerks were absent in 37.5%, and areflexia occurred in 12.5%.[] Romberg sign 10% Gliosis 10% Adult onset 10% Congestive heart failure 10% Limb ataxia 10% Impaired vibratory sensation 10% Acidosis 10% Myelin tomacula 10% Dystonia 10% Sensorineural[] Rigidity 10% Hypertonia 10% Spasticity 10% Gait instability, worse in the dark 10% Distal sensory impairment of all modalities 10% Distal sensory loss of all modalities 10% Positive[]

  • Cerebellar Ataxia - Neuropathy - Vestibular Areflexia Syndrome

    ankle reflexes.[] All patients showed gait and limb ataxia, positive Romberg sign, cerebellar dysarthria, gaze-evoked nystagmus, absent deep tendon reflexes, and impaired vibratory sensation[] : Ankles absent Autonomic Lightheadedness Dry mouth/eyes Cold feet Hypohidrosis: Feet Constipation Erectile dysfunction Urinary leakage Cough: Some patients Hearing: Normal[]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    ankle reflex, increased knee reflex response, and extensor plantar response. [22] Other than anemia, hematological symptoms may include cytopenias , intramedullary hemolysis[] , lack of coordination and muscle coordination (ataxia), impaired fine finger movement, positive Babinski’s and Romberg’s signs, light-headedness, altered vision (diplopia[] […] or absent.[]

  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    Knee and triceps reflexes were absent bilaterally with wrist, bicep and ankle reflexes being present. Plantars were down going. There was some patchy sensory loss.[] She had positive Romberg sign and failed the right heel-knee-tibia tests.[] She has absent ankle and knee jerks and reduced reflexes in the upper limbs.[]

  • 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[] sign.21 The nosological position of acute sensory ataxic neuropathy became clear when affected individuals were com pared with patients who had ataxic GBS.33 AntiGQ1b antibodies[] Exam is remarkable for symetric 3/5 lower and upper extremity weakness, absent ankle and patellar reflexes and 1 biceps reflex.[]

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