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92 Possible Causes for Bilateral Ankle Clonus, Hyperreflexia

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    […] filtration rate [eGFR] 15 mL/min/1.73 m 2 ), neuromuscular symptoms may be present, including coarse muscular twitches, peripheral sensory and motor neuropathies, muscle cramps, hyperreflexia[merckmanuals.com]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Affected individuals may have tremors, muscle stiffness (spasticity), exaggerated reflexes (hyperreflexia), weakness or partial paralysis of the muscles of the limbs, difficulty[icdlist.com]

  • Myelopathy

    She was diffusely hyper-reflexic with sustained right ankle clonus, positive crossed adductor, suprapatellar, and pectoralis reflexes, bilateral plantar extensor responses[touchneurology.com] Clinical hyperreflexia was tested at the MCP joint, using a six-axis load cell.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] bilateral Babinski signs.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Myelitis

    Examination reveals moderate paraparesis with hyperreflexia, a left extensor plantar response, impaired vibratory and proprioceptive sensation, and a sensory level at T6.[nejm.org] Sx: leg weakness, sphincter dysfunction, abnormal DTRs [acutely may be absent, but hyperreflexia the rule].[hopkinsguides.com]

  • Cervical Spine Fracture

    Hyperreflexia, clonus, Babinski signs, and Hoffmann signs indicate spinal cord compression, although areflexia is common initially in an emergency injury.[orthopaedicsone.com]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    The knee and ankle jerk were exaggerated and the plantars were up, bilaterally. Patellar clonus was present, with hypoesthesia below D 9 level.[atmph.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] 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]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    […] cause mitochondrial dysfunction Clinical features Behavioral and personality changes, including irritability and disinhibition Motor abnormalities including hypertonia, hyperreflexia[pathologyoutlines.com] […] of earliest clinical symptoms is disturbance in diurnal sleep patterns e) Spectrum of presentation is broad, but some signs to be aware of are: bradykinesia, asterixis, hyperreflexia[errolozdalga.com] There is usually hyperreflexia, clonus, rigidity of limbs, extensor response, grasping, and sucking responses.[enotes.tripod.com]

  • Spinal Cord Compression

    Bilateral Babinski's sign and ankle clonus were positive. He had no bladder or bowel dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical examination revealed hyperreflexia and a T11 sensory level. MRI revealed a pseudomeningocele compressing the thoracic spinal cord.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lhermitte's sign (intermittent shooting electrical sensation) and hyperreflexia may be present.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    […] remains normal Physical exam neck ptosis (neck drop) due to neck extensor weakness manual muscle testing elicits muscle cramping upper motor neuron (UMN) signs spasticity hyperreflexia[orthobullets.com] The upper motor signs include spasticity, hyperreflexia and weakness. The lower motor signs include amyotrophy, weakness and fasciculations.[symptoma.com] […] is a disease of unknown cause characterized by slowly progressive degeneration of upper motor neurons (UMNs) and lower motor neurons (LMNs). [1] The UMN findings include hyperreflexia[emedicine.com]

  • Subacute Transverse Myelitis

    An areflexic cystometrogram tended to change to a low compliance bladder, followed by detrusor hyperreflexia or a normal cystometrogram.[nature.com] Deep tendon reflexes were generalized hyperreflexia. No ankle clonus was observed. Babinski’s sign was the plantar response. The anal sphincter tone was intact.[karger.com] […] retention had an areflexic cystometrogram as well as sphincter hyperreflexia, and three of five patients with voiding difficulty had detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia.[nature.com]

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