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243 Possible Causes for Ankle Clonus

  • Dementia

    clonus.[] […] elements of a frontal lobe dysfunction including apathy with motor impersistence, presence of primitive reflexes, generalized hyperreflexia with bilateral Hoffman sign and ankle[]

  • Stroke

    BACKGROUND: Stroke is a recognized clinical course of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. This interesting case showed notable difference on the electrocardiogram of a patient 4 months prior to suffering a stroke and 10 days after suffering a stroke. The pre-stroke electrocardiogram showed atrial fibrillation with a[…][]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    BACKGROUND: Spinal subdural hematoma (SDH) secondary to intracranial aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) occurs rarely and can cause neurologic deficits. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 52-year-old man was diagnosed with SAH caused by rupture of an anterior communicating artery aneurysm. The aneurysm was treated by[…][]

  • Epidural Hematoma

    Blunt head trauma patients who have been alert but are deteriorating (talk and deteriorate [T&D]) due to a rapidly expanding epidural hematoma (EDH) usually have poor outcome if they must wait for hospital transfer for evacuation. We therefore have continued to teach skull trephination to emergency physicians[…][]

  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy

    BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Mar 6;2014. pii: bcr2013202684. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-202684. Author information 1 Department of Paediatrics, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Udupi, Karnataka, India. Abstract A 6-year-old boy born by a third-degree consanguineous marriage presented with progressive muscle weakness and[…][]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    Abstract The clinical and radiologic manifestation of neurocysticercosis are varied. Since the introduction of anticysticercal drugs, surgery is only rarely needed in treatment. During the last 2 years, we have encountered two patients with minimal symptomatology whose cerebral CT and magnetic resonance studies[…][]

  • Brain Abscess

    Neurocirugia (Astur). 2015 Jan-Feb;26(1):48-51. doi: 10.1016/j.neucir.2014.10.002. Epub 2014 Dec 6. Author information 1 Department of Endocrinology, Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, Spain. Electronic address: [email protected] 2 Department of Endocrinology, Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe,[…][]

  • Paraparesis

    Spastic weakness is characterized by increased muscle stretch reflexes, strong leg recoil to a sudden intense pull, and sustained ankle clonus.[] clonus and bilateral Babinski sign.[] Assessment of motor functions revealed mild lower limb spasticity, global and symmetrical muscle strength of 4/5 in lower extremities, hyperreflexia, ankle clonus, and bilateral[]

  • Spastic Paraplegia - Ataxia - Mental Retardation

    Both probands had exaggerated deep tendon reflexes in the lower limbs with sustained ankle clonus.[] Ankle clonus, and extensor plantar responses are uniformly present. 41. Hoffman sign may be observed. 42.[] clonus or abnormal reflex movements of the foot While it is less common, families have been found in which progressive weakness and spasticity happens in association with[]

  • Chromosome 17p13.1 Deletion Syndrome

    Neck Neck: short neck webbed neck (in some patients) Growth Other: feeding difficulties Head And Neck Nose: prominent nasal bridge upturned nasal tip Muscle Soft Tissue: ankle[] clonus hypotonia brisk deep tendon reflexes Skeletal: ligamentous laxity Skeletal Hands: short hands proximally placed thumbs Abdomen Gastrointestinal: gastrointestinal reflux[]

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