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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[] AIM: To assess the treatment effects of rituximab in a population of patients with myasthenia gravis and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.[] Deep tendon reflexes are usually decreased or absent.[]

  • 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 ).[] Abstract Myasthenia gravis and hypokalemic periodic paralysis are commonly related with hyperthyroidism but rarely occur together.[] In contrast to myasthenia gravis, an association with thymic hyperplasia has not yet been reported, to our knowledge.[]

  • Adult-Onset Nemaline Myopathy

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

  • Tick Paralysis

    Deep tendon reflexes are usually hypoactive or absent and ophthalmoplegia and bulbar palsy can occur. Children may be ataxic.[] gravis.[] 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.[]

  • 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.[] Many neurologists are unfamiliar with PCB, which is often misdiagnosed as brainstem stroke, myasthenia gravis or botulism.[] 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[]

  • Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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

  • 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[] gravis[] deep-tendon reflexes.[]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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

  • 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[] Findings that distinguish botulism from myasthenia gravis: nausea/vomiting, poorly reactive pupils, and paralysis of accommodation. [Purvin V, Kawasaki A.[] Differential diagnoses would include tick paralysis , myasthenia gravis , coral snake poisoning , idiopathic acute canine polyradiculoneuropathy (Coonhound paralysis) [10][]

  • 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[] Myotonias, myasthenia gravis, and hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Neurology 19: 469–477 PubMed Google Scholar 20.[] Acquired neuromuscular junction disease Acquired skeletal muscle disease Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis Adult-onset distal myopathy due to VCP mutation Adult-onset myasthenia[]

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