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197 Possible Causes for Absent Deep Tendon Reflex, Transverse Myelitis

  • Tick Paralysis

    The differential diagnosis includes entities that are infectious or caused by toxins of infectious agents, such as epidural abscess, some causes of transverse myelitis, and[] 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.[] Botulism Guillain-Barre Syndrome Myasthenia gravis Lambert-Eaton syndrome Diptheria Poliomyelitis Transverse myelitis Periodic paralysis Spinal Cord Compression Heavy metal[]

  • Poliomyelitis

    myelitis with paraparesis, urinary retention, sensory symptoms and signs, autonomic dysfunction (including hyperhidrosis or hypohidrosis), and decreased limb temperature[] 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[] Comparative clinical aspects of poliomyelitis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, and transverse myelitis are presented in Table 53-3.[]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    […] other causes of transverse myelitis idiopathic (aquaporin 4 negative) post-infectious vascular spinal cord infarction dural arteriovenous fistula (dAVF)[] 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.[] Idiopathic acute transverse myelitis Idiopathic acute transverse myelitis (IATM) is an autoimmune myelitis that results in bilateral motor, sensory, and autonomic dysfunction[]

  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome

    The Demographic, Clinical, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Featuresof Transverse Myelitis in Children. J Child Neurol. 2012;27:11-21. 1. 27:11-21. [Full Text].[] A 16-year-old girl with Down syndrome presented with urinary retention and acute complete flaccid paralysis of the legs with absent deep tendon and abdominal reflexes.[] Diagnostic workup of patients with acute transverse myelitis: spectrum of clinical presentation, neuroimaging and laboratory findings.[]

  • Brachial Plexus Neuropathy

    Transverse myelitis. Retrospective analysis of 33 cases, with differentiation of cases associated with multiple sclerosis and parainfectious events.[] Tone and power were normal throughout, lower limb deep tendon reflexes were absent and plantars were downgoing.[]

  • Lumbosacral Plexus Disorder

    Transverse Myelitis Transverse myelitis is inflammation of the spinal cord, often specifically targeting the insulating material covering nerve cell fibers, the myelin sheath[] It is difficult to predict the individual recovery trajectory from transverse myelitis; some people have little to no residual disabilities, while others experience relatively[] Diagnosis of Transverse Myelitis Our team will diagnose your condition using several tests and procedures including a family and medical history, a physical exam and a clinical[]

  • Trichinella Meningoencephalitis

    Of these, 53%-96% exhibit meningoencephalitis, 40%-73% exhibit focal paralysis and/or paresis, 39%-71% exhibit delirium, 20% exhibit decreased or absent deep-tendon reflexes[]

  • Encephalomyelitis

    Here, we present the case of an adult patient who developed acute transverse myelitis that was followed by immune-mediated disseminated encephalomyelitis.[] Neurological examination revealed flaccid left lower limb with absent deep tendon reflexes and plantar reflex.[] Code G37.3 Acute transverse myelitis in demyelinating disease of central nervous system 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Acute transverse myelitis[]

  • Myelitis

    To request an appointment or refer a patient, please contact the Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Center at 410-502-7099, option 1.[] Lower extremities remained largely flaccid with absent deep tendon reflexes and Babinski reflexes bilaterally.[] Deep tendon reflexes were absent in both lower limbs and brisk in left upper limb. Plantars were mute bilaterally.[]

  • Spinal Demyelination

    Transverse myelitis The first cases of acute transverse myelitis (ATM) were described in 1882 by Bastian.[] Deep and superficial sensitivity were decreased below T10. Deep tendon reflexes were preserved in the lower limbs. Pathological reflexes were absent.[] myelitis).[]

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