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683 Possible Causes for Acquired Wrist Drop, Flaccid Paralysis

  • Tick Paralysis

    Tick paralysis is a rare disease characterized by acute, ascending, flaccid paralysis that is often confused with other acute neurologic disorders or diseases (e.g., Guillain-Barré[] Tick paralysis is a rare, ascending, flaccid paralysis that occurs when toxin-secreting Ixodidae ticks bite and remain attached for several days.[] A 22-year-old man from a rural area, who was in contact with cattle, developed ascending flaccid paralysis secondary to Amblyomma maculatum tick toxin.[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is the most common cause of acute flaccid paralysis in children.[] CASE REPORT: An 82-year-old woman presented with acute ascending flaccid paralysis and acute respiratory failure.[] Introduction: Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an autoimmune polyneuropathy causing acute flaccid paralysis and it is known to improve with plasmapheresis.[]

  • Brachial Plexus Neuropathy

    […] three cases of osteoarticular infection manifested by flaccid limb paralysis without the typical systemic signs of infection.[] On the other hand, pseudo-paralysis or apparent weakness of a limb associated with septic arthritis or osteomyelitis is a well-documented phenomenon Case Report: We describe[]

  • 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[] […] in children, called acute flaccid myelitis.[] ABSTRACT Multifocal motor demyelinating neuropathy is an acquired immune-mediated neuropathy with distinctive clinical and electrophysiologic manifestations, and response[]

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    Acute motor axonal neuropathy: a frequent cause of acute flaccid paralysis in China. Ann Neurol. 1993;33333- 342 Google Scholar Crossref 18.[]

  • Acquired Wrist Drop

    acquired wrist drop Chinese meaning, acquired wrist drop的中文 , acquired wrist drop的中文 , acquired wrist drop的中文 ,translation, pronunciation, synonyms and example sentences are[] Nerve Palsy Radial Nerve Saturday Night Forward Radial paralysis (aka wrist drop) (saturday night palsy): Injury to any part of radial nerve resulting in flaccid paralysis[] Code Information Diagnosis Code: 736.05 Short Description: Wrist drop Long Description: Wrist drop (acquired) Code Classification: Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and[]

  • Hyperkalemia

    In 94 patients, flaccid paralysis was described and in 25, severe muscular weakness; in 65 patients, these findings were associated with other symptoms.[] In severe cases, weakness and flaccid paralysis may occur.[] paralysis may occur.[]

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  • Radiculomyelopathy

    Image-guided stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) was applied to a case of spinal epidural cavernous hemangioma in the thoracic spine. This report demonstrates the potential for spinal SRS in treating diseases that have previously required extensive invasive surgery. A 27-year-old woman with gait disturbance and[…][]

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  • Subdural Hematoma

    Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is prevalent among elderly populations worldwide, and its mysterious pathogenesis has been discussed in the literature for decades. The issues remaining to be solved in regard to CSDH include the initiating events; the bleeding into the subdural space and the formation of the outer[…][]

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  • Hypokalemia

    Severe hypokalemia results in extreme weakness of the body and, on occasion, in paralysis. The paralysis that occurs is "flaccid paralysis," or limpness.[] paralysis Decrease deep tendon reflexes Decreased bowel sounds Easy way to Remember 7 L’s Lethargy (confusion) Low, shallow respirations (due to decreased ability to use[] Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons - Ascending muscle weakness is a manifestation of hyperkalemia that can progress to flaccid paralysis that is comparable[]

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