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2,591 Possible Causes for Ascending Numbness and Weakness, Hyperreflexia, Sensation Disorder

  • Transverse Myelitis

    A 56-year-old man was admitted to the hospital reporting 5 months of progressive ascending lower extremity weakness and numbness, inability to walk, bowel incontinence,urinary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] causing sudden low back pain and muscle weakness and abnormal sensory sensations in the legs; TM often remits spontaneously; severe or long-lasting cases may lead to permanent[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Clinically these patients exhibited hyperreflexia and had rapid improvement with immunotherapies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Stroke

    In rare instances, an EEG can cause seizures in a person with a seizure disorder.[hopkinsmedicine.org] An examination showed decreased strength on the right side, with hyperreflexia and an up-going plantar response.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They do not produce any sensation. In addition, there is no risk of getting an electric shock.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

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  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Clinical manifestations include visual loss, extra-ocular movement disorders, paresthesias, loss of sensation, weakness, dysarthria, spasticity, ataxia, and bladder dysfunction[icdlist.com] Affected individuals may have tremors, muscle stiffness (spasticity), exaggerated reflexes (hyperreflexia), weakness or partial paralysis of the muscles of the limbs, difficulty[icdlist.com]

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  • Cervical Spondylosis

    There are many recognized neurological disorders and much research is being done to find treatments.[sutterhealth.org] Eleven patients (58%) had lower limb hyperreflexia or Babinski sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Objective neurological deficit (upper motor neurone signs in the legs (eg, up-going plantars, hyperreflexia, clonus, spasticity); lower motor neurone signs in the arms (eg[patient.info]

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  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome

    The disease is expressed with motor weakness accompanied by disturbance of temperature and superficial sensation, urinary retention or bowel disorder, with preserved position[clinicaltrials.gov] Detrusor hyperreflexia was noted in 8 patients, a normal bladder in 1 and detrusor areflexia in 1.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] injury to an extravertebral feeder artery or the aorta (eg, due to atherosclerosis, dissection, or clamping during surgery) more often than from intrinsic spinal artery disorders[merckmanuals.com]

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  • Pernicious Anemia

    […] impaired ability to coordinate movement (ataxia), a positive Babinski sign (outward motion of the big toe caused by stroking the sole of the foot), and/or exaggerated reflexes (hyperreflexia[rarediseases.org] Pernicious Anemia Macrocytic anemia, glossitis, peripheral neuropathy, weakness, hyperreflexia, ataxia, and other neurological manifestations characterize classical vitamin[clinlabnavigator.com] Vitamin B12 deficiency may present with any combination of the following: macrocytic anemia, glossitis (painful inflammation of the tongue), peripheral neuropathy, weakness, hyperreflexia[mayomedicallaboratories.com]

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  • Spinal Cord Compression

    In the beginning of the spinal cord lesions by intradural extramedullary tumors in patients have radicular sensation disorders syndrome and asymmetrical neurological disorders[minclinic.ru] Physical examination revealed hyperreflexia and a T11 sensory level. MRI revealed a pseudomeningocele compressing the thoracic spinal cord.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of the lower extremities, gait disorders, impotence in men, and anorgasmia in women.[necksolutions.com]

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  • Multiple Sclerosis

    MS symptoms may include visual loss, extra-ocular movement disorders, paresthesias, loss of sensation, weakness, dysarthria, spasticity, ataxia, and bladder dysfunction.[patientslikeme.com] Clinical manifestations include visual loss, extra-ocular movement disorders, paresthesias, loss of sensation, weakness, dysarthria, spasticity, ataxia, and bladder dysfunction[icd9data.com] (brain, spinal cord or optic nerves) that are separated in time and space Symptoms symptoms of disease are based on the systems involved psych fatigue, depression, mood disorders[orthobullets.com]

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  • Friedreich Ataxia

    A genetic disorder causes the condition. FA tends to gradually worsen over time.[columbianeurology.org] We report two patients with delayed-onset, hyperreflexia and gradually progressive disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His examination was significant for spastic gait, hyperreflexia, and sensory neuropathy. Genetic testing revealed a compound heterozygous mutation in the FXN gene.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Spinal Cord Tumor

    As spinal cord compromise advances, hyperreflexia and Babinski reflexes are typically present. Lax rectal sphincter tone is a late sign of spinal cord dysfunction.[emedicine.medscape.com] Compression, motor deficits are more common than sensory Pain on Vertebra l body compression Early changes Flaccidity Hyporeflexia Later changes Cauda Equina Syndrome Spasticity Hyperreflexia[fpnotebook.com] Physical Findings on physical examination correspond to the location of the tumor, degree of cord impingement, and duration, and may include the following: Spasticity; hyperreflexia[emedicine.medscape.com]

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