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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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An acute tetraparesis with diffuse areflexia but little or no sensory disturbance was the clinical picture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There was diffuse areflexia, but no evidence of sensory, autonomic, or cranial nerve dysfunction.[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • 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.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a young boy who presented with progressive weakness of lower extremities associated with areflexia and abnormal electrophysiological findings initially suggestive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paraparesis

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

  • 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.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[emdidactic.blogspot.com] Areflexia may indicate spinal shock with transient inhibition of spinal reflexes. Nuchal stiffness or rigidity may be present, notably with cervical epidural abscesses.[emedicine.medscape.com] , [[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[mdnxs.com]

  • Poliomyelitis

    ., gypsy) girl from Bourgas, Bulgaria, had onset of bilateral leg weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

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

  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome

    weakness.[oatext.com] Detrusor hyperreflexia was noted in 8 patients, a normal bladder in 1 and detrusor areflexia in 1.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[thieme-connect.com]

  • Bickerstaff Brainstem Encephalitis

    weakness.[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] He also suggested that MFS and BBE may belong to the same group of disorders as syndrome of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and areflexia (SOAA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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[brainscape.com] Miller Fisher syndrome is characterized by the acute onset of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and areflexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS) is a variant of Guillan Barre syndrome characterized by the triad of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and areflexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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