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105 Possible Causes for Absent Knee Reflex, Autonomic Neuropathy, Numbness of the Feet

  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy

    Ankle reflexes are usually reduced or absent, and knee reflexes may also be reduced in some cases.[clinical.diabetesjournals.org] The results of this preliminary study indicate a good practicality of the handheld device and suggest a potential positive effect on cardiac autonomic neuropathy in patients[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The primary outcome measure was the change from baseline of the Total Symptom Score (TSS), including stabbing pain, burning pain, paresthesia, and asleep numbness of the feet[drperlmutter.com]

  • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

    Ankle reflexes are usually reduced or absent, and knee reflexes may also be reduced in some cases.[clinical.diabetesjournals.org] Symptoms of autonomic neuropathy include cracked skin and dry feet.[symptoma.com] Numbness in the feet can also contribute to loss of balance. Your foot may begin to look deformed.[healthline.com]

  • Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy

    neuropathy, and transient hypoglycemia-associated autonomic neuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in the feet and legs.[podiatrytoday.com] Related Reading: Diabetic neuropathy: Natural remedies and TLC Numbness or tingling in your legs or feet? Are you more sensitive to touch these days?[belmarrahealth.com]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Maintenance: CNS: peripheral neuropathies (?increased risk of neurologic injury?), autonomic neuropathy (?hemodynamic control?).[openanesthesia.org] Of 19,075 occupation-eligible working adults included in the analysis, 1003 reported a physician diagnosis of diabetes; 38% of these reported numbness or tingling in feet[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The nerves to the legs are damaged first, causing pain and numbness in the feet. This can advance to cause symptoms in the legs and hands.[drugs.com]

  • 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] Low, Other autonomic neuropathies associated with ganglionic antibody, Autonomic Neuroscience, 146, 1-2, (13), (2009).[dx.doi.org] The syndrome is "very, very variable" from person to person -- some may just experience numbness in the feet while others may suffer complete paralysis.[cbsnews.com]

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    […] also has been implicated in the development of cardiac autonomic neuropathy (CAN) and various cranial neuropathies, including optic neuropathy and vagus neuropathy.[emedicine.medscape.com] The common signs and symptoms of alcohol neuropathy include: A sense of weakness in arms, legs, hands, and feet. Numbness in hands or feet.[learn-about-alcoholism.com] Overview Peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to your peripheral nerves, often causes weakness, numbness and pain, usually in your hands and feet.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Ankle reflexes are usually reduced or absent, and knee reflexes may also be reduced in some cases.[clinical.diabetesjournals.org] Nerve and muscle biopsies were suggestive of chronic motor, sensory, and autonomic neuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Numbness in the feet can lead to skin sores that do not heal. In rare cases, numbness in the feet may lead to amputation.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetic Neuropathy

    Ankle reflexes are usually reduced or absent, and knee reflexes may also be reduced in some cases.[clinical.diabetesjournals.org] autonomic neuropathy should be performed.[doi.org] Symptoms can range from pain and numbness in your feet to problems with the functions of your internal organs, such as your heart and bladder.[niddk.nih.gov]

  • Arsenic-Induced Polyneuropathy

    Deep tendon reflexes are reduced or absent.[aafp.org] Other rare congenital neuropathies include Fabry disease, Tangier disease, hereditary sensory autonomic neuropathy, and hereditary amyloidosis.[medicinenet.com] Malnutrition and alcohol abuse Burning, stabbing pains and numbness in the feet, and sometimes in the hands, are distinguishing features of alcoholic neuropathy.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Tonic Pupil

    , especially the knee and ankle reflexes, may be diminished or absent. 1 Unilateral or bilateral Adie’s pupil is rare in childhood.[healio.com] A prevalently autonomic neuropathy with tonic pupils may represent a characteristic picture in the spectrum of peripheral nerve involvement in Sjögren's syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 57-year-old woman with numbness and weakness of the feet and legs. N Engl J Med. 2006;354:2584-2592. Martinelli P, Minardi C.[rarediseases.org]

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