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178 Possible Causes for Areflexia, Bilateral Leg Weakness

  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

    We report four patients who presented acutely areflexia, pure motor deficits without sensory disturbances, multifocal CBs persisting at the same motor nerves on serial electrophysiological[] An acute tetraparesis with diffuse areflexia but little or no sensory disturbance was the clinical picture.[] There was diffuse areflexia, but no evidence of sensory, autonomic, or cranial nerve dysfunction.[]

  • Neuroectodermal Tumor

    A 14-year-old teenage girl had suffered from progressive left upper back pain with bilateral lower legs weakness and numbness for 1 year.[] We report a young boy who presented with progressive weakness of lower extremities associated with areflexia and abnormal electrophysiological findings initially suggestive[]

  • Paraparesis

    PARAPARESIS Paraparesis refers to bilateral leg weakness.[] Here, we report an atypical manifestation in a 21-month-old boy presenting with flaccid paraparesis and areflexia.[] At 5:50 PM, she had an episode of vomiting that was followed by the acute onset of “weakness” in both legs.[]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 2

    Late-onset glycogen storage disease type 2 (GSD2)/Pompe disease is a progressive multi-system disease evoked by a deficiency of lysosomal acid alpha-glucosidase (GAA) activity. GSD2 is characterized by respiratory and skeletal muscle weakness and atrophy, resulting in functional disability and reduced life span.[…][]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    […] or Bony Metastasis) Vertebral Fractures, Osteomyelitis Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) Note - Cord Compression is a UMN lesion (Hyperreflexia) and CES is an LMN lesion (Hypo/Areflexia[] Areflexia may indicate spinal shock with transient inhibition of spinal reflexes. Nuchal stiffness or rigidity may be present, notably with cervical epidural abscesses.[] , [[Cauda Equina Syndrome]]): for cases with involvement of cauda equina (cauda equina is the mass of lower lumbar and S1-S5 nerve roots distal to the conus medullaris) Areflexia[]

  • Poliomyelitis

    ., gypsy) girl from Bourgas, Bulgaria, had onset of bilateral leg weakness.[] A 20-month-old male presented with an acute clinical syndrome resembling poliomyelitis, characterized by a flaccid monoplegia, areflexia of the involved limb, and preserved[] […] condition usually begins with a fever and upper respiratory tract or gastrointestinal tract symptoms that progress to a "paralytic" phase characterized by limb weakness, areflexia[]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    leg weakness, urinary retention, and sensory abnormalities, can mimic such diseases as Guillain-Barré, multiple sclerosis, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and lead[] A few days after onset, areflexia and muscle weakness in the right arm was noted. There was no tick bite in the history.[] […] include transverse myelitis, plexopathies, mononeuropathy multiplex, and complex mononeuropathy multiplex. 8 , 11 These syndromes, which can have such varying presentations as bilateral[]

  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome

    weakness.[] Detrusor hyperreflexia was noted in 8 patients, a normal bladder in 1 and detrusor areflexia in 1.[] Patient: A 13-year-old male patient presented to our emergency department with a bilateral leg weakness. 1 week before, he had suffered a leg strain in a Taekwondo-fight from[]

  • Bickerstaff Brainstem Encephalitis

    weakness.[] He also suggested that MFS and BBE may belong to the same group of disorders as syndrome of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and areflexia (SOAA).[] We describe a 27-year-old woman who showed the clinical triad of Fisher syndrome (ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and areflexia), a disturbance of consciousness, facial diplegia,[]

  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    Urinary Retention Hx of rapidly progressive bilateral leg weakness e.g. after a diarrhoea illness 3-4 weeks before Examn: - Lower limb LMN signs Hyporeflexia Flaccid paralysis[] Miller Fisher syndrome is characterized by the acute onset of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and areflexia.[] Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS) is a variant of Guillan Barre syndrome characterized by the triad of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and areflexia.[]

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