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953 Possible Causes for Absent Knee Reflex, Acquired Wrist Drop, Foot Drop

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    In GBS, deep tendon reflexes in the legs, such as knee jerks, are usually lost. Reflexes may also be absent in the arms.[ninds.nih.gov] […] continued foot drop in 12 of the AFO patients.[physio-pedia.com] Hyporeflexia all DTRs,absent ankle Foot drop b/l Babinskinegative,abdominal present Sensory intact Gait –stance narrow based Buckling of knees while walking.[slideshare.net]

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    Foot braces may also be helpful if you have problems with foot drop. If you have weakness in your arms, a wrist splint may be helpful.[patient.info]

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    Test your reflexes at the knee and ankle. These may sometimes be absent if there is a compressed nerve root in your spine. Straight leg raise (SLR) test.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] Foot drop is defined as inability to dorsiflex the foot at the ankle joint.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Numbness, a pins-and-needles feeling, weakness, and/or tingling may be experienced in the leg, foot, and/or toes. See Foot Pain Causes and Treatments Foot drop .[spine-health.com]

    Missing: Acquired Wrist Drop
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

    Clinically, it is characterized by slowly progressive asymmetrical predominantly distal weakness; unilateral wrist drop, grip weakness, and foot drop are the commonest initial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Wrist drop and foot drop (leading to trips and falls) are common symptoms. Other effects can include gradual loss of finger extension, leading to a clawlike appearance.[en.wikipedia.org] ABSTRACT Multifocal motor demyelinating neuropathy is an acquired immune-mediated neuropathy with distinctive clinical and electrophysiologic manifestations, and response[thieme-connect.com]

    Missing: Absent Knee Reflex
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

    Sensory loss is often identified when the doctor tests for deep tendon reflexes, such as the knee jerk, which are reduced or absent in CMT patients.[web.archive.org] Abstract Gait abnormalities reported in childhood Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) include foot-drop, reduced ankle power at push-off and increased knee and hip flexion for[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In order to identify sensory loss the neurologist will test for deep tendon reflexes, such as the knee jerk, which are reduced or absent in CMT.[crystalinks.com]

    Missing: Acquired Wrist Drop
  • Tick Paralysis

    He had bilateral foot drop and slight weakness in multiple muscles, none different from his baseline.[nn.neurology.org] Medical history was significant for childhood polio with residual bilateral foot drop, Type 2 diabetes, bilateral lower extremity polyneuropathy, atrial fibrillation with[nn.neurology.org]

    Missing: Absent Knee Reflex
  • Lumbosacral Plexus Disorder

    There is an absent or reduced knee jerk reflex, although ankle jerks are commonly preserved.[patient.info] […] hallucis longus), which are innervated by the deep peroneal nerve, foot drop occurs.[medschool.lsuhsc.edu] Fingers bent in the proximal phalanges ("Foot drop", "clubbed foot", pes equinovarus). Characteristic steppage gait.[pain-clinic.ru]

    Missing: Acquired Wrist Drop
  • Peripheral Motor Neuropathy

    Deep tendon reflexes are reduced or absent.[aafp.org] drop – difficulty lifting up the front part of your foot and toes, particularly noticeable when walking Autonomic neuropathy Damage to the autonomic nerves can result in[nhs.uk] Symptoms Signs Paresthesias (57% of patients) 3 Initially in fingers, followed by feet Impaired vibration sense Proprioception is spared Wrist and footdrop” 6 Neuritic pain[pedsoncologyeducation.com]

  • Cauda Equina Syndrome

    Most of the symptoms resolved within a few days, but right side foot drop persisted for 2 years after the procedure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CES can lead to pain, numbness, and weakness in the lower back, pelvic area and legs; " foot drop "; problems with bowel or bladder control; sexual dysfunction; and even paralysis[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] The person may experience, 'foot drop,' where their foot drags and may cause trips and falls.[disabled-world.com]

    Missing: Acquired Wrist Drop
  • Lumbar Plexus Neoplasm

    After receiving his MD degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 1973, Dr. Jankovic completed medicine internship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, and residency in Neurology at the Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York City, where he was selected as the Chief Resident and also[…][books.google.com]

    Missing: Acquired Wrist Drop

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