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446 Possible Causes for Back Pain, Clonus, Hyperreflexia

  • Myelopathy

    […] with radicular symptoms - 16% had pure myelopathic symptoms - 23% had a combination of myelopathic and radiculopathy - upper motor neuron findings such as hyper-reflexia, clonus[wheelessonline.com] He had low back and leg pain and morning stiffness for 5 yrs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical hyperreflexia was tested at the MCP joint, using a six-axis load cell.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    A patient’s reflexes may vary from being absent to hyperreflexia with clonus (rhythmic muscle spasms or contractions) and extensor plantar responses (a/k/a Babinski responses[matzuslaw.com] An 8-year-old previously healthy boy presents with back pain and fever for 4 days. He complains of pain in the low back, which is increased with bending or twisting.[foamcast.org] Massive Disc Herniation, Spinal Epidural Abscess or Bony Metastasis) Vertebral Fractures, Osteomyelitis Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) Note - Cord Compression is a UMN lesion (Hyperreflexia[emdidactic.blogspot.com]

  • Spinal Cord Infarction

    His motor and sensory exams and reflexes are normal although he does exhibit mild finger clonus. The patient was referred for an MRI of the cervical spine.[radsource.us] SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Diagnostic and therapeutic image-guided nerve root injection is commonly performed in the management of low back pain and sciatica.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hyperreflexia may follow initial symptoms, and a positive Babinski reflex may be elicited.[symptoma.com]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    (spinal cord concussion): - usually invovles 24-72 hour period of paralysis, hypotonia, & areflexia, and at its conclusion there may be hyperreflexia, hypertonicity, and clonus[wheelessonline.com] Back pain is a serious presentation in children and should be appropriately worked up.[appliedradiology.com] Abstract Autonomic hyperreflexia is a serious peripartum complication associated with spinal cord lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thoracic Spinal Cord Tumor

    Other signs evident upon physical examination may include spine tenderness, stiffening of gait, trophic changes of extremity, sensory loss, hyperreflexia, clonus, and scoliosis[emedicine.medscape.com] A rare but potentially serious cause of back pain Most people experience back pain at some point in their lives — in fact, lower back pain is the second-leading reason Americans[rush.edu] When to See a Doctor Anyone with a cancer or a history of cancer should call the physician if back pain occurs suddenly and/or if existing back pain suddenly becomes much[spine-health.com]

  • Subacute Transverse Myelitis

    There was no clonus. Deep tendon reflexes were traced in the upper extremities, 2 at the knees, 2 at the ankles. Toe signs were silent. There was no spine tenderness.[egms.de] pain and psychosocial interactions, biomechanics, and more.[books.google.com] An areflexic cystometrogram tended to change to a low compliance bladder, followed by detrusor hyperreflexia or a normal cystometrogram.[nature.com]

  • Spinal Epidural Hematoma

    Severe back pain and rapidly progressing paraplegia developed in early period of follow-up.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At the neurological examination, he was found to have tetra-hyposthenia with tetra-hyperreflexia.[em-consulte.com] CONCLUSIONS: The diagnosis of spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma must be kept in mind in cases of sudden back pain with symptoms of spinal cord compression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tetanus

    The initial symptoms included difficult jaw movement, back muscle spasm, and pain. Two cases died. CONCLUSION: Tetanus cases may present to ED with different symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] usually occurs after an acute injury, such as a puncture wound or laceration; generalized tetanus, the most common form, is characterized by tetanic muscular contractions and hyperreflexia[icd9data.com] […] lock jaw difficulty talking and swallowing difficulty breathing stiffness or pain in the shoulders , back and neck rapid heartbeat fever sweating high blood pressure .[healthdirect.gov.au]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    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] Whether your pain is chronic or acute, we work with you to find the most effective treatment to bring you relief of your neck pain or lower back pain, so you can get back[floridahospital.com] Eleven patients (58%) had lower limb hyperreflexia or Babinski sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor

    Coming down the stairs or stepping off a curb will reveal ankle clonus felt as "vibrations" by patient.[clinicaladvisor.com] Low Back Pain FIGURE 1. Suggested approach to the initial assessment of the patient with acute low back pain.[aafp.org] Other signs evident upon physical examination may include spine tenderness, stiffening of gait, trophic changes of extremity, sensory loss, hyperreflexia, clonus, and scoliosis[emedicine.medscape.com]

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