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244 Possible Causes for Absent Deep Tendon Reflex, Poliomyelitis

  • Tick Paralysis

    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] , whereas others contend that Landry's paralysis is an independent symptom complex, not due to the specific virus of poliomyelitis, but due to some unknown form of toxin,[annals.org] Deep tendon reflexes are usually hypoactive or absent and ophthalmoplegia and bulbar palsy can occur. Children may be ataxic.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Poliomyelitis

    tendon reflexes are diminished or absent. o Atrophy of muscle may be detected 3 weeks after onset of paralysis, which becomes maximal at 12-15 weeks and remains permanent[sites.google.com] Recently, it has been reported that intramuscular injections may also increase the likelihood of vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in recipients of live attenuated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Deep tendon reflexes were normal except for absent Achilles reflexes bilaterally. He could walk with leg braces.[doi.org]

  • 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] WITH the virtual elimination of poliomyelitis, Guillain—Barré syndrome has become the most common cause of acute generalized paralysis, with an annual incidence of 0.75 to[doi.org] 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]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    deep tendon reflexes and fasciculations • CPK levels are normal • pseudohypertrophy is absent Emery-Dreifuss dystrophy • similar clinical picture • no calf pseudohypertrophy[orthobullets.com] The famous monograph on poliomyelitis his son wrote was incorporated in the third edition of De l’électrisation.. ..[whonamedit.com] Additional clinical findings in Duchenne muscular dystrophy Other clinical findings in Duchenne MD include absent deep tendon reflexes in the upper extremities and patella[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • 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] . • Poliomyelitis Polio is caused by RNA viruses from the group of the picorna viruses.[harms-spinesurgery.com] Deep tendon reflexes are absent. Dysphagia may be present. Most children are confined to a wheelchair by age 2 to 3 yr.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Familial Periodic Paralysis

    To differentiate it from Guillian Barre syndrome, deep tendon reflexes are normal and 7th cranial nerve is spared.[icd.codes] Until the recent development of immunizing vaccines, the most frequent cause of peripheral paralysis in children was poliomyelitis. neuritis, inflammation of a nerve, can[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] (Citation Required) - During an attack reflexes may be decreased or absent.[icd.codes]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    Rectal tone may be decreased, and deep tendon reflexes may be exuberant or absent. Traditionally, plain x-rays are taken of any possibly injured areas.[merckmanuals.com] Besides injuries, the spinal cord can develop tumors infections such as meningitis and poliomyelitis inflammatory diseases autoimmune diseases degenerative diseases such as[icd10data.com] The disabilities these people have include Multiple Sclerosis, Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury, Poliomyelitis, Spina Bifida, Syningomelia, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ([disabled-world.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    He has tongue fasciculations and absent deep tendon reflexes. Serum creatine phosphokinase and aldolase levels are normal.[orthobullets.com] Motor neurone disease Primary lateral sclerosis Muscular dystrophy Congenital myopathies Disorders of carbohydrate metabolism ( glycogen storage diseases ) Myasthenia gravis Poliomyelitis[patient.info] Immunological abnormalities in the syndrome of poliomyelitis-like illness associated with acute bronchial asthma (Hopkin's syndrome).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Respiratory Distress Type 1

    deep tendon reflexes.[orpha.net] Motor neurone disease Primary lateral sclerosis Muscular dystrophy Congenital myopathies Disorders of carbohydrate metabolism ( glycogen storage diseases ) Myasthenia gravis Poliomyelitis[patient.info] Immunological abnormalities in the syndrome of poliomyelitis-like illness associated with acute bronchial asthma (Hopkin's syndrome).[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Lumbosacral Plexus Disorder

    Acute poliomyelitis, however, begins as aseptic meningitis, followed by flaccid, asymmetrical paralysis developing within a week.[neupsykey.com] Polio Caused by poliovirus infection, acute poliomyelitis is now uncommon in the industrialized world as a result of childhood immunization.[neupsykey.com] The post-polio syndrome is characterized by progressive wasting, weakness, cramps, fasciculation, pain, and fatigue many years after an episode of acute poliomyelitis.[neupsykey.com]

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