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229 Possible Causes for Absent Deep Tendon Reflex, Myasthenia Gravis

  • 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[symptoma.com] AIM: To assess the treatment effects of rituximab in a population of patients with myasthenia gravis and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Deep tendon reflexes are usually decreased or absent.[ime.acponline.org]

  • Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis

    In the majority of patients, deep tendon reflexes are markedly diminished or absent, although some patients may have brisk or normal jerks, even during paralysis ( 15 ).[doi.org] Abstract Myasthenia gravis and hypokalemic periodic paralysis are commonly related with hyperthyroidism but rarely occur together.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In contrast to myasthenia gravis, an association with thymic hyperplasia has not yet been reported, to our knowledge.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adult-Onset Nemaline Myopathy

    deep tendon reflexes.[centogene.com] Abstract Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune neuromuscular junction disorder which is characterized by fluctuating muscle fatigue.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other leading causes of dropped head syndrome are amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, and isolated neck extensor myopathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tick Paralysis

    Deep tendon reflexes are usually hypoactive or absent and ophthalmoplegia and bulbar palsy can occur. Children may be ataxic.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] gravis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An 84-year-old man presented in June in coastal Mississippi with several days of subacute ataxia, bulbar palsy, unilateral weakness, and absent deep tendon reflexes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    At the time of office visit, he could no longer walk or hold up objects, and had absent deep-tendon reflexes as well as weakened left lung breath sounds.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Many neurologists are unfamiliar with PCB, which is often misdiagnosed as brainstem stroke, myasthenia gravis or botulism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: An outbreak of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), a disorder characterized by acute, symmetric limb weakness with decreased or absent deep-tendon reflexes, was reported[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    deep tendon reflexes Respiratory failure Variable cranial nerve involvement: opthalmoplegia, facial diplegia Additional Specific SMA1Clinical Features [ edit ] Lack of motor[en.wikibooks.org] Differential diagnosis Differential diagnoses include the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, primary lateral sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, and carbohydrate metabolism disorders[orpha.net] Myasthenia gravis ( 1 Files ) Erkrankung: Myasthenia gravis (MG) ICD 10: G70.0 Synonyme: Myasthenia gravis (juvenile and adult form), autoimmune (recepter-binding antibodies[orphananesthesia.eu]

  • Neonatal Hypotonia

    Neurologic examination showed diffuse hypotonia, no tongue fasciculations, absent deep-tendon reflexes in the arms, trace reflexes at the knees, and bilateral ankle clonus[nejm.org] gravis Docsity.com[docsity.com] deep-tendon reflexes.[obgynkey.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    He has tongue fasciculations and absent deep tendon reflexes. Serum creatine phosphokinase and aldolase levels are normal.[orthobullets.com] Seropositive myasthenia gravis was confirmed and the corresponding symptoms resolved on treatment. Copyright 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] gravis Poliomyelitis Investigations Blood tests Creatine kinase: usually normal in SMA type I; normal or slightly raised in other types.[patient.info]

  • Botulism

    There may be signs of: Absent or decreased deep tendon reflexes Absent or decreased gag reflex Eyelid drooping Loss of muscle function, starting at the top of the body and[medlineplus.gov] Findings that distinguish botulism from myasthenia gravis: nausea/vomiting, poorly reactive pupils, and paralysis of accommodation. [Purvin V, Kawasaki A.[web.archive.org] Differential diagnoses would include tick paralysis , myasthenia gravis , coral snake poisoning , idiopathic acute canine polyradiculoneuropathy (Coonhound paralysis) [10][web.archive.org]

  • Congenital Lethal Myopathy Type Compton-North

    gravis Alpha-B crystallin-related late-onset distal myopathy Alpha-crystallinopathy Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis[se-atlas.de] Myotonias, myasthenia gravis, and hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Neurology 19: 469–477 PubMed Google Scholar 20.[link.springer.com] Acquired neuromuscular junction disease Acquired skeletal muscle disease Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis Adult-onset distal myopathy due to VCP mutation Adult-onset myasthenia[se-atlas.de]

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