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284 Possible Causes for Absent Deep Tendon Reflex, Cerebellar Ataxia

  • 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.[] ataxia with retained reflexes.[] 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.[] Subjects affected by cerebellar ataxia due to congenital isolated vitamin E deficiency (AVED) show vitamin E deficiency caused by a selective impaired gastrointestinal absorption[] Abstract Ataxia with vitamin E deficiency is an autosomal recessive cerebellar ataxia caused by mutations in the α-tocopherol transfer protein coding gene localized on chromosome[]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia

    However, deep-tendon reflexes remained absent and plantar reflexes were still upgoing.[] Clinical findings Cerebellar ataxia, peripheral neuropathy, retinitis pigmentosa, fat malabsorption, steatorrhoea, chronic diarrhoea, anaemia, failure to thrive.[] Clinical findings Cerebellar ataxia, peripheral neuropathy, retinitis pigmentosa, fat malabsorption, steatorrhea, abdominal bloating, chronic diarrhoea, anaemia, failure to[]

  • 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[] Cerebellar ataxia, early-onset Cerebellar ataxia, late-onset Drug-induced cerebellar ataxia Early onset cerebellar ataxia Early onset cerebellar ataxia with essential tremor[] deep tendon reflexes, and hollow feet.[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Deep tendon reflexes were diminished, but not absent. There was no sensory disturbance except for muscle tenderness.[] There was a progressive development of parkinsonism, cerebellar ataxia, and mental deterioration by the time he was 32.[] Others develop for non-hereditary reasons, such as alcoholic cerebellar ataxia. What Is Cerebellar Ataxia? Cerebellar ataxia is a symptom, not a distinct disorder.[]

  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    Debilitating muscle weakness, which is the main clinical manifestation of patients suffering from LEMS, is accompanied by reduced or absent deep tendon reflexes, and by various[] Several reports have presented patients with subacute cerebellar ataxia (CA) and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS).[] Deep tendon reflexes are usually decreased or absent.[]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    The exam may show signs of the following: Tonsils, lymph nodes, and spleen below normal size Decreased to absent deep tendon reflexes Delayed or absent physical and sexual[] Only a mild cerebellar ataxia was present at the age of 7 years then she developed a Wilms tumor (nephroblastoma).[] CNS abnormalities include cerebellar ataxia, dysarthria, choreoathetosis, decreased or absent deep tendon reflexes, various oculomotor disturbances, and a mixed sensorimotor[]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    deep tendon reflexes and fasciculations • CPK levels are normal • pseudohypertrophy is absent Emery-Dreifuss dystrophy • similar clinical picture • no calf pseudohypertrophy[] He made exact descriptions of cerebellar and sensory ataxia and syringomyelia.[] Additional clinical findings in Duchenne muscular dystrophy Other clinical findings in Duchenne MD include absent deep tendon reflexes in the upper extremities and patella[]

  • Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration

    deep tendon reflexes. [2] Some people may experience frequent falls and gait unsteadiness due to ataxia.[] I have got Cerebellar Ataxia now diagnosed in 2008/9.[] In addition to distal atrophy and weakness, deep tendon reflexes usually are decreased or absent.[]

  • Ataxia-Oculomotor Apraxia Syndrome

    The clinical features included onset between 2 and 7 years of age, ataxia, ocular motor apraxia, choreoathetosis, depressed or absent deep tendon reflexes, dysarthria, masklike[] Acronym AOA Synonyms AOA1 Ataxia early-onset with oculomotor apraxia and hypoalbuminemia Ataxia-oculomotor apraxia 1 Cerebellar ataxia early-onset with hypoalbuminemia EAOH[] In a cohort of 227 patients mostly of French origin with progressive cerebellar ataxia selected after exclusion of Friedreich ataxia (see this term), the relative frequency[]

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