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991 Possible Causes for Acquired Wrist Drop, Decreased Ankle Reflex, Foot Drop

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    […] correlates with decreased/absent ankle reflex MRI cauda equina gandolinium enhancement in acute cases DIfferential Diagnosis Myasthenia gravis, ALS, infectious myelitis ([step2.medbullets.com] […] continued foot drop in 12 of the AFO patients.[physio-pedia.com] The exam may also show that reflexes such as the ankle or knee jerk are decreased or missing.[medlineplus.gov]

  • 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]

  • Tick Paralysis

    He had bilateral foot drop and slight weakness in multiple muscles, none different from his baseline.[nn.neurology.org] Muscle stretch reflexes were absent in the ankles and reduced (1 ) elsewhere. Plantar responses were flexor.[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]

  • 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: Decreased Ankle Reflex
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome

    .  Physical Exam:  Right plantar flexor weakness, absent right ankle reflex, and decreased anal sphincter tone.  Findings consistent w/ CES  Referral:  Medically evacuated[slideshare.net] 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] Also, there may be decreased anal tone; sexual dysfunction; saddle anesthesia; bilateral leg pain and weakness; and bilateral absence of ankle reflexes.[urmc.rochester.edu]

    Missing: Acquired Wrist Drop
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease

    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] They may include: Foot deformity (very high arch to feet) Foot drop (inability to hold foot horizontal) Loss of lower leg muscle, which leads to skinny calves Numbness in[nlm.nih.gov] We report a 4-year-old Chinese boy with CMT symptoms including foot-drop gait, running difficulties, frequent falls, slowly progressive atrophy of lower legs with a mildly[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Acquired Wrist Drop
  • Peripheral Motor Neuropathy

    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] […] neuropathy likely. 4 The isolated presence of neuropathic symptoms or decreased ankle reflexes is less valuable for diagnosis.[aafp.org] 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]

  • Lumbosacral Plexus Disorder

    […] 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] Lumbosacral trunk and upper sacral plexus lesions: foot drop (flail foot), and weakness of knee flexion or hip abduction.[epomedicine.com]

    Missing: Acquired Wrist Drop
  • Lumbar Spinal Cord Tumor

    BACKGROUND: Postoperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage is a major clinical problem, and prevention of CSF leakage at the surgical site is an important issue. The goal of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative lumbar subarachnoid drainage (LSAD) for prevention of CSF leakage after spinal cord[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    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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