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88 Possible Causes for Absent Deep Tendon Reflex, Bilateral Babinski's Reflex

  • Friedreich Ataxia

    She had ataxia of gait, mild to severe limb ataxia, and reduced or absent deep tendon reflexes, but no evidence of spasticity on examination.[] His reflexes were absent and Babinski sign was present bilaterally. A nine-year-old sister was found to have mild ataxia but was otherwise neurologically intact.[] On physical exam, the pediatrician notices nystagmus, absent deep tendon reflexes, significant loss of vibratory and proprioceptive sensation in his extremities, pes cavus[]

  • Vitamin E Deficiency

    deep tendon reflexes, bilateral Babinski's sign, reduced proprioception at four limbs, pes cavus and fasciculations of the tongue.[] All described patients exhibited persistent progressive cerebellar ataxia with generally absent tendon reflexes.[] , bilateral Babinski's sign, reduced proprioception at four limbs, pes cavus and fasciculations of the tongue.[]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    However, deep-tendon reflexes remained absent and plantar reflexes were still upgoing.[] Neurologic examination may reveal diminished or absent deep tendon reflexes and, less frequently, deficits in proprioception and ataxia.[] Neurological examination revealed mild dysarthria, reduced muscle bulk, bilateral proximal muscle weakness, absent deep-tendon reflexes, upgoing plantar reflexes, reduced[]

  • Pallidopyramidal Syndrome

    At 16 months, he had neurodevelopmental regression, generalized symmetrical hypotonia, and absent deep tendon reflexes.[] , bilateral Babinski reflex Good Blood tests, comprehensive of calcium and phosphate, were normal.[] Physical and neurologic examination showed facial dysmorphism, hirsutism, nystagmus, generalized muscle hypotonia, absent deep tendon reflexes, and breathing abnormalities[]

  • Myelitis

    Lower extremities remained largely flaccid with absent deep tendon reflexes and Babinski reflexes bilaterally.[] Neurological examination: hypotonic paraplegia, absent deep tendon reflexes in the lower limbs, bilateral Babinski and bilateral sensory loss below D4.[] Deep tendon reflexes were absent in both lower limbs and brisk in left upper limb. Plantars were mute bilaterally.[]

  • Paraplegia

    .  decreased muscle tone, atrophied muscle, absent deep tendon reflexes, flexor or equivocal planters with or without fasciculations 8.[] There was hyperreflexia on bilateral deep tendon reflex testing, and Babinski sign was positive bilaterally.[] Muscle strength was 3/5 bilaterally for the L2-S1 myotomes, and there was note of 50% sensory deficit on the L2 dermatome down, bilaterally.[]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    Rectal tone may be decreased, and deep tendon reflexes may be exuberant or absent. Imaging Traditionally, plain x-rays are taken of any possibly injured areas.[]

  • Pyramidal Tract Lesion

    Sign Up Decreased or absent deep tendon reflexes are anticipated in conditions affecting all of the following except the: Answers Teaching Points Click Your Answer Below Muscle[] These include hyperreflexia, spasticity, positive Babinski sign and loss of superficial abdominal reflexes.[] Term Lower motor neuron manifestations: Definition - flaccid paralysis - atrophy - hypoactive or absent deep tendon reflexes - fasciculations - Term if you seen Babinksi[]

  • Hereditary Areflexic Dystasia

    deep tendon reflexes; pes cavus; weakness in dorsiflexion of the feet and toes; limb dyssynergia; difficulty with equilibrium; intention tremor; and mild sensory abnormalities[] deep tendon reflexes, and hollow feet.[] […] disease were: pattern of inheritance compatible with autosomal dominance; onset in infancy; slow and unsteady progression with minimal disability and normal life expectancy; absent[]

  • Coma

    Bilateral thalamic infarction (BTI) typically presents as a sleep-like coma (SLC) without localizing signs, posing a diagnostic challenge that may lead the treating physician to search for toxic or metabolic causes and delay treatment. We review our experience with BTI of different etiologies, and emphasize the critical[…][]

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