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320 Possible Causes for Brisk Reflexes, Hemiplegia

  • Polyneuropathy

    reflexes, prompting a workup that led to the diagnosis of large disk herniation causing a cervical myelopathy.[neurology.org] Episodic ataxia and hemiplegia caused by the 8993T- C mitochondrial DNA mutation . J Med Genet. 2007 Dec;44(12):797-9.[disorders.eyes.arizona.edu] […] evaluated a 38-year-old man with diabetes complaining of sensory symptoms in the hands and feet whose examination demonstrated not only sensory loss but also pathologically brisk[neurology.org]

  • Brown-Sequard Syndrome

    The Brown-Séquard syndrome as spinal hemiplegia with contralateral sensory deficits has been related to a variety of underlying diseases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] reflexes and an upgoing plantar reflex.[cmaj.ca] A 65-year-old woman presented with neck pain and sudden onset hemiplegia with contralateral anaesthesia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Mills' syndrome: ascending (or descending) progressive hemiplegia: a hemiplegic form of primary lateral sclerosis? J. Neurol. Neurosurg.[doi.org] Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis results from lesions to the corticospinal tract and the anterior horn cells and produces the characteristic feature of tonic atrophy - brisk[gpnotebook.co.uk] 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]

  • Cerebral Embolism

    Muscle stretch reflexes were brisk and symmetrical, and she walked with slight circumduction of the left lower extremity.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] Our first case demonstrates the more common presentation with acute hemiplegia caused by cerebral infarction and the second case a transient ischemic attack manifested by[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 28-year-old man presented with transient speech disturbance and right hemiplegia. Computed tomography of the brain revealed a low-density area in the right cerebellum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Brisk reflexes. Goitre. Proximal myopathy (muscle weakness wasting). Gynaecomastia. Lid lag (may be present in any cause of hyperthyroidism).[patient.info] These include: Increased heart rate Hand tremor Brisk response to tapping with a reflex hammer Excessive sweating Muscle weakness Protruding eyes If your doctor suspects hyperthyroidism[drugs.com]

  • Intracerebral Hematoma

    A neurological examination revealed left hemiparesis, dysarthria, spasticity in his extremities and diffuse brisk deep tendon reflexes, corresponding to a diagnosis of pure[thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com] Thalamic hemorrhages SX: Hemiplegia or hemiparesis. A prominet sensory deficit involving all modalities is usually present.[enotes.tripod.com] […] reflexアキレス腱反射 agnosia失認、認知不能[症] agraphia失書[症]、書字不能[症] AIDS dementia complexエイズ痴呆症候群 akinesia無動[症] akinetic mutism無動無言[症] alcoholic neuropathyアルコールニューロパチ(シ)ー(神経障害) alternating hemiplegia[tokyo-med.ac.jp]

  • Rasmussen Syndrome

    Neurological examination revealed right-sided spastic hemiparesis with brisk tendon reflexes and extensor planter response, other systemic examinations being normal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rasmussen's encephalitis is a progressive childhood disease of unknown cause characterized by severe epilepsy, hemiplegia, dementia, and inflammation of the brain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe a case of Rasmussen syndrome in a 7-year-old boy, presenting with epilepsia partialis continua, hemiplegia, and progressive mental deterioration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] He eventually developed hemiplegia and died of systemic convulsions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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]

  • MELAS Syndrome

    Episodes may be followed by transient hemiplegia or hemianopia lasting a few hours to several weeks.[markalewis.com] She had myopathic facies, generalised mild motor weakness (4/5) and brisk reflexes (3 ).[mja.com.au] […] weight 3450 g and of healthy, young parents was admitted to the Department of Endocrinology and Neurology, Medical University of LUblin in a severe condition, with left-sided hemiplegia[endocrine-abstracts.org]

  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy

    Deep tendon reflexes were brisk, and he demonstrated bilateral extensor plantar responses. Fundoscopy revealed grade 4 hypertensive retinopathy changes ( Figure 1 ).[circ.ahajournals.org] […] in other varieties of chronic interstitial nephritis, there may occur acute episodes of cerebral phenomena, such as epileptiform convulsions, coma, headache, amaurosis, hemiplegia[doi.org] Patients can present with hemiplegia, transient cortical blindness or hemiparesis. [1] Symptoms of ischemic heart disease Ischemic heart disease is an end organ complication[explainmedicine.com]

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