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811 Possible Causes for Brisk Reflexes

  • CADASIL Syndrome

    Neurologic examination was notable for evidence of cognitive impairment, dysarthric speech, and brisk reflexes. MRI of the brain was obtained.[n.neurology.org] […] jaw and gag reflexes due to the degeneration or loss of the lower motor neurons (in the brainstem) that supply nerves to the muscles of the throat, larynx, face etc. epilepsy[en.wikibooks.org] Perioral reflexes were brisk.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Toxic Thyroid Adenoma

    Toxic thyroid adenoma presenting as hypokalemic periodic paralysis is extraordinarily rare. We describe a 26-year-old Japanese man who suffered from acute and painful muscle weakness of extremity in the morning. Physical examination showed a left anterior neck mass and laboratory tests revealed hypokalemia during[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Boucher-Neuhäuser Syndrome

    reflexes (Gordon Holmes syndrome).[wwww.unboundmedicine.com] Boucher-Neuhäuser and Gordon Holmes syndromes are clinical syndromes defined by early-onset ataxia and hypogonadism plus chorioretinal dystrophy (Boucher-Neuhäuser syndrome) or brisk[wwww.unboundmedicine.com]

  • Autosomal Dominant Spastic Paraplegia Type 31

    reflexes, with a bimodal age of onset of either childhood or adulthood ( 30 years).[orpha.net] Showing of 24 80%-99% of people have these symptoms Brisk reflexes 0001348 Proximal muscle weakness in lower limbs 0008994 Spastic gait Spastic walk 0002064 30%-79% of people[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Disease definition A rare type of hereditary spastic paraplegia usually characterized by a pure phenotype of proximal weakness of the lower extremities with spastic gait and brisk[orpha.net]

  • Bickerstaff Brainstem Encephalitis

    reflexes, extensor plantar responses, and long tract sensory disturbance.[jnnp.bmj.com] They may also demonstrate drowsiness, hemisensory disturbance as well as brisk reflexes and extensor plantar response 2.[radiopaedia.org] A normal MRI and absence of pyramidal signs should not dissuade one from the diagnosis of BBE as only 23 30% of patients have an abnormal MRI; similarly brisk reflexes and[hindawi.com]

  • Autosomal Dominant Spastic Paraplegia Type 10

    Diagnosis Genetic Instrumental testing Tests Examination leg muscles Brain and spine MRI Family feel stiff Rule out other history causes brisk reflexes any History relatives[slideshare.net] HSP can be associated with brisk reflexes, extensor plantar reflexes, and urinary urgency (2).[dnatesting.uchicago.edu] reflexes, extensor plantar reflexes 20.[slideshare.net]

  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    Would you expect brisk or slow reflexes in MND? What is motor neurone disease also called?[brainscape.com] Signs of UMN disease usually include spasticity of the muscles (a stiffness and resistance to movement), brisk reflexes and a Babinski sign, (a reflex that is a sign of damage[web.alsa.org] Brisk reflexes will occur in a wasted limb. There is an absence of major sensory symptoms and pain. There is a relentless progression of symptoms and signs.[patient.info]

  • Autosomal Dominant Spastic Paraplegia Type 37

    Diagnosis Genetic Instrumental testing Tests Examination leg muscles Brain and spine MRI Family feel stiff Rule out other history causes brisk reflexes any History relatives[slideshare.net] […] tendon reflexes in arms and legs, decreased vibration sense at ankles and urinary dysfunction.[orpha.net] Neurological examination showed brisk reflexes in the lower limbs. The 23-year-old proband’s daughter (III-1) was of normal intelligence.[omicsonline.org]

  • Paraparesis

    Hereditary spastic paraparesis : Spastic paraparesis, brisk reflexes, upgoing plantars. Absence of sensory signs.[ptpaces.wordpress.com] Several family members from two generations were studied RESULTS: Neurological examination revealed weakness and spasticity in the lower limbs with brisk reflexes in all four[n.neurology.org] […] limbs (though no cogwheeling), and pathologically brisk reflexes.[academic.oup.com]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 21

    Diagnosis Genetic Instrumental testing Tests Examination leg muscles Brain and spine MRI Family feel stiff Rule out other history causes brisk reflexes any History relatives[slideshare.net] HSP can be associated with brisk reflexes, extensor plantar reflexes, and urinary urgency (2).[dnatesting.uchicago.edu] This also results in brisk reflexes, extensor plantar reflexes, muscle weakness, and variable bladder disturbances.[en.wikipedia.org]

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