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118 Possible Causes for Absent Deep Tendon Reflex, primarily in the legs, severe muscle wasting

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  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    […] diagnosis of infants with congenital contractures and severe muscle weakness by wasting mainly confined to the upper limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He has tongue fasciculations and absent deep tendon reflexes. Serum creatine phosphokinase and aldolase levels are normal.[orthobullets.com] The condition primarily affects the muscles that control chewing and swallowing, chest wall muscles, and arm and leg muscles.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org]

  • Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    […] spinal muscular atrophy and juvenile asymmetric segmental spinal muscular atrophy.[symptoma.com] deep tendon reflexes Respiratory failure Variable cranial nerve involvement: opthalmoplegia, facial diplegia Additional Specific SMA1Clinical Features [ edit ] Lack of motor[en.wikibooks.org] The condition primarily affects the muscles that control chewing and swallowing, chest wall muscles, and arm and leg muscles.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1

    atrophy type 1 with paradoxical breathing were placed on high-span PIP PEEP when sleeping from the point of diagnosis of spinal muscular atrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As the disease progresses, autonomic dysfunction and tongue twitching develop, and deep tendon reflexes are absent.[genedx.com] This form affects primarily the muscles in the legs.[mda.org]

  • Distal Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    Characterised by severe muscle wasting as in SMA type I accompanied by congenital bone fractures PCH Spinal muscular atrophy with pontocerebellar hypoplasia (SMA-PCH) Pontocerebellar[ipfs.io] He has tongue fasciculations and absent deep tendon reflexes. Serum creatine phosphokinase and aldolase levels are normal.[orthobullets.com] This form affects primarily the muscles in the legs.[mda.org]

  • Muscular Atrophy

    Neuromyopathy associated ketosis should be considered in all patients with severe muscle wasting presenting with an elevated anion gap metabolic ketoacidosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He has tongue fasciculations and absent deep tendon reflexes. Serum creatine phosphokinase and aldolase levels are normal.[orthobullets.com] The condition primarily affects the muscles that control chewing and swallowing, chest wall muscles, and arm and leg muscles.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org]

  • Friedreich Ataxia

    atrophy, Dr.[sciencedaily.com] She had ataxia of gait, mild to severe limb ataxia, and reduced or absent deep tendon reflexes, but no evidence of spasticity on examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] FRDA was first described in 1863 as a disease that is primarily early onset, associated with progressive limb and gait ataxia, absent tendon reflexes from the legs, axonal[doi.org]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    They are primarily used after injury or surgery to immobilize the leg. They are larger in size than other braces, due to their function.[en.wikipedia.org] Abstract Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a rare, severe, progressive muscle-wasting disease leading to disability and premature death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] deep tendon reflexes and fasciculations • CPK levels are normal • pseudohypertrophy is absent Emery-Dreifuss dystrophy • similar clinical picture • no calf pseudohypertrophy[orthobullets.com]

  • Poliomyelitis

    […] weakness all over severe constipation muscle wasting weakened breathing difficulty swallowing weak cough flushed or blotchy skin hoarse voice bladder paralysis muscle paralysis[childrenshospital.org] 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] Treatment is primarily limited to adequate rest, conservation of available energy, and supportive measures, such as leg braces and energy-saving devices such as powered wheelchairs[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Hereditary Areflexic Dystasia

    Dyck , PJ and Lambert , EH ( 1968 ) Lower motor and primary sensory neuron diseases with peroneal muscular atrophy.[cambridge.org] deep tendon reflexes; pes cavus; weakness in dorsiflexion of the feet and toes; limb dyssynergia; difficulty with equilibrium; intention tremor; and mild sensory abnormalities[neurology.org] […] are located in the lower leg.[mydr.com.au]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 3

    This form affects primarily the muscles in the legs.[mda.org] SMA type IV is the least severe type of the disease where weakness and muscle wasting generally start in adulthood.[stemcellthailand.org] He has tongue fasciculations and absent deep tendon reflexes. Serum creatine phosphokinase and aldolase levels are normal.[orthobullets.com]

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