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193 Possible Causes for Absent Deep Tendon Reflex, Transverse Myelitis

  • Poliomyelitis

    myelitis with paraparesis, urinary retention, sensory symptoms and signs, autonomic dysfunction (including hyperhidrosis or hypohidrosis), and decreased limb temperature[emedicine.medscape.com] Deep tendon reflexes are also affected, and are typically absent or diminished; sensation (the ability to feel) in the paralyzed limbs, however, is not affected. [43] The[en.wikipedia.org] […] muscle weakness The initial phase is typically followed by some recovery of muscle strength, but permanent weakness results from necrosis of anterior horn cells Rarely, a transverse[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • 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[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] Botulism Guillain-Barre Syndrome Myasthenia gravis Lambert-Eaton syndrome Diptheria Poliomyelitis Transverse myelitis Periodic paralysis Spinal Cord Compression Heavy metal[pedemmorsels.com]

  • Varicella

    Nervous/Psychiatric: Encephalitis; cerebrovascular accident; transverse myelitis; Guillain-Barré syndrome; Bell’s palsy; ataxia; non-febrile seizures; aseptic meningitis;[drgreenmom.com] deep tendon reflexes , anisocoria / Horner's syndrome Damage to body: hypoplasia of upper/lower extremities, anal and bladder sphincter dysfunction Skin disorders: ( cicatricial[en.wikipedia.org] […] vesicles , microphthalmia , cataracts , chorioretinitis , optic atrophy Other neurological disorder: damage to cervical and lumbosacral spinal cord , motor/sensory deficits, absent[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome

    Diagnostic workup of patients with acute transverse myelitis: spectrum of clinical presentation, neuroimaging and laboratory findings.[journal.frontiersin.org] 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brachial Plexus Neuropathy

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

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    […] other causes of transverse myelitis idiopathic (aquaporin 4 negative) post-infectious vascular spinal cord infarction dural arteriovenous fistula (dAVF)[radiopaedia.org] Rectal tone may be decreased, and deep tendon reflexes may be exuberant or absent. Imaging Traditionally, plain x-rays are taken of any possibly injured areas.[merckmanuals.com] Idiopathic acute transverse myelitis Idiopathic acute transverse myelitis (IATM) is an autoimmune myelitis that results in bilateral motor, sensory, and autonomic dysfunction[appliedradiology.com]

  • Neuromyelitis Optica

    Short transverse myelitis (STM) is considered uncommon in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Absent Deep tendon reflexes which may later become exaggerated. As mentioned earlier MS and NMO are often confused together.[symptoma.com] Furthermore, UT Southwestern launched the first comprehensive longitudinal study of transverse myelitis and neuromyelitis optica in 2012.[utsouthwestern.edu]

  • Myelitis

    What causes transverse myelitis? Experts don’t know the exact cause of transverse myelitis.[cedars-sinai.org] Lower extremities remained largely flaccid with absent deep tendon reflexes and Babinski reflexes bilaterally.[nature.com] Neurological examination: hypotonic paraplegia, absent deep tendon reflexes in the lower limbs, bilateral Babinski and bilateral sensory loss below D4.[eurorad.org]

  • Baclofen

    myelitis, cervical spondylosis, degenerative myelopathy) Potential side effects Drowsiness, vertigo, dizziness, psychiatric disturbances, and muscular weakness.[nmihi.com] In overdose, it causes a picture similar to barbiturate coma: Profound CNS depression with loss of brainstem reflexes. Flaccid tone with absent deep tendon reflexes.[lifeinthefastlane.com] myelitis, traumatic paraplegia or paraparesis, and compression of the spinal cord.[medicines.org.uk]

  • Syringobulbia

    myelitis Seizure / epilepsy Focal ( Simple partial , Complex partial ) - Generalised ( Tonic-clonic , Absence , Atonic , Benign familial neonatal ) Lennox-Gastaut - West[wikidoc.org] Physical exam : The most prominent signs include decreased or absent deep tendon reflexes in the arm and a lack of sensation (dissociated anesthesia) below the syringomyelia[nmihi.com] : Poliomyelitis · Demyelinating disease ( Transverse myelitis ) · Tropical spastic paraparesis Both/either Encephalomyelitis ( Acute disseminated ) Meningoencephalitis Brain[thefullwiki.org]

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