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401 Possible Causes for Brisk Tendon Reflexes

  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

    All four affected individuals were assessed clinically as having mild to moderate mental retardation, brisk tendon reflexes and an up going extensor planter response.[bmcresnotes.biomedcentral.com] He presented normal muscle bulk, spasticity in the lower limbs, muscular strength grade IV/V (Medical Research Council); brisk deep tendon reflexes in the lower limbs (grade[scielo.br] All the deep tendon reflexes in both the lower limbs were symmetrically brisk and plantar response was bilaterally extensor.[ijri.org]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 55

    Investigations also found the patient to have brisk tendon reflexes and clonus on elicitation. His 19-year-old sister showed milder symptoms.[cags.org.ae]

  • Muscle-Eye-Brain Disease Type A2

    Indicators of hypotonia of central origin • Social and cognitive impairment • Dysmorphic features • Fisting of hands • Normal or brisk tendon reflexes • Features of pseudobulbar[slideshare.net] […] palsy • brisk jaw jerk • crossed adductor response or scissoring on vertical suspension • Features that may suggest an underlying spinal dysraphism • History suggestive of[slideshare.net]

  • Chromosome 17p13.1 Deletion Syndrome

    […] deep tendon reflexes Skeletal: ligamentous laxity Skeletal Hands: short hands proximally placed thumbs Abdomen Gastrointestinal: gastrointestinal reflux Chest Breasts: inverted[malacards.org] […] webbed neck (in some patients) Growth Other: feeding difficulties Head And Neck Nose: prominent nasal bridge upturned nasal tip Muscle Soft Tissue: ankle clonus hypotonia brisk[malacards.org]

  • Early-Onset Cerebellar Ataxia

    EOCARR is characterized by dysarthria, gait ataxia, nystagmus, brisk tendon reflexes in the upper and lower limbs, absent ankle reflexes, and discrete or absent deep sensory[orpha.net] The association of brisk jerks and absent ankle reflexes may occur.[orpha.net]

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Type 2

    Brisk tendon reflexes were detected in three cases. Peripheral nerve affection was a late manifestation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rosa Al, Molina I, Kowaljow V, Conde CB (2006) Brisk deep-tendon reflexes as a distinctive phenotype in an Argentinean spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 pedigree.[link.springer.com] Tendon reflexes were bilaterally brisk. He had titubation, intention tremor, dysdiadochokinesis, and gait ataxia.[nejm.org]

  • Hyperphenylalaninemia

    […] deep tendon reflexes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] characterized by developmental delay, progressive neurological deterioration, hypokinesis, drooling, swallowing difficulty, truncal hypotonia, increased limb tone, myoclonus and brisk[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ataxia

    EOCARR is characterized by dysarthria, gait ataxia, nystagmus, brisk tendon reflexes in the upper and lower limbs, absent ankle reflexes, and discrete or absent deep sensory[orpha.net] Upper motor neuron signs in the legs such as equivocal or extensor plantar responses, brisk deep tendon reflexes and unsustained ankle clonus are sometimes present.[orpha.net] The association of brisk jerks and absent ankle reflexes may occur.[orpha.net]

  • Subacute Thyroiditis

    There was a resting tremor of the fingers and brisk deep tendon reflexes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thyroid Gland Disorder

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