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43 Possible Causes for Broad-Based Gait, Positive Romberg Sign

  • Tabes Dorsalis

    The patient's ataxia was evident as she walked with a broad-based gait.[lksom.temple.edu] ., sudden, brief, and severe stab-like pain Physical exam Argyll-Robertson pupil absent lower extremity reflexes impaired vibratory and propioception sense positive Romberg[step1.medbullets.com] sign Please rate topic.[step1.medbullets.com]

  • Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord

    His gait was broad based with spinal ataxia. Decreased graphaesthesia was found on the lower limbs, the lower part of the trunk and on the upper limbs.[neuroanatomy.wisc.edu] ; and a positive Romberg test.[em-consulte.com] Older age, sensory deficits, anemia, positive Romberg and Babinski signs are negatively correlated with complete resolution.[em-consulte.com]

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    In addition, the spinal signs involving posterior and lateral columns along the positive Romberg's sign (inability to maintain balance when the eyes are shut and feet are[encyclopedia.com] These patients do, however, have scoliosis and a positive Romberg's sign.[forgottendiseases.org]

  • Hereditary Areflexic Dystasia

    Romberg sign 10% Gliosis 10% Adult onset 10% Congestive heart failure 10% Limb ataxia 10% Impaired vibratory sensation 10% Acidosis 10% Myelin tomacula 10% Dystonia 10% Sensorineural[mendelian.co] Rigidity 10% Hypertonia 10% Spasticity 10% Gait instability, worse in the dark 10% Distal sensory impairment of all modalities 10% Distal sensory loss of all modalities 10% Positive[mendelian.co]

  • Diabetic Pseudotabes

    In addition to the broad-based, stamping gait, which becomes worse when patients try to walk in the dark, abnormal findings included diminished vision owing to optic atrophy[std-aid.com] […] and vibration sensibility Tabetic gait; positive Romberg sign Absent reflexes Frequent foot ulcers and arthropathy Mononeuritis or Mononeuritis Multiplex General features[neurodiffdx.com] Romberg's sign): · vitamin B 12 deficiency (subacute combined degeneration of the cord) tabes dorsalis (syphilis) CEREBELLO-PONTINE ANGLE LESION · acoustic / vestibular neuroma[sinoemedicalassociation.org]

  • Autosomal Dominant Sensory Ataxia

    Gait and posture The patient may have a broad-based gait, with a poor turn; there is often a lurching quality to the overall sequence.[emedmd.com] A loss of balance upon eye closure is a positive Romberg sign and is interpreted as indicating a deficit in proprioception.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Romberg's sign .[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Idiopathic Bilateral Vestibulopathy

    Bilateral vestibulopathy As mentioned above, these patients have minimal vertigo, but present with postural imbalance, broad-based gait, increased gait variability, and oscillopsia[cmej.org.za] They complained of oscillopsia while moving their body or head and showed positive Romberg’s signs.[link.springer.com] Romberg’s sign was positive, and stepping with eyes closed was ataxic. Caloric tests using ice water showed no response on either side.[docslide.fr]

  • Blindness - Scoliosis - Arachnodactyly Syndrome

    […] corpus callosum 10% Thoracic scoliosis 10% Large eyes 10% Megalencephaly 10% Long palpebral fissure 10% Postaxial polydactyly 10% Iris atrophy 10% Glioma 10% Ring scotoma 10% Broad-based[mendelian.co] Romberg sign 10% Scotoma 10% Sensory ataxia 10% Undetectable electroretinogram 10% Bone spicule pigmentation of the retina 10% Impaired vibration sensation in the lower limbs[mendelian.co] gait 10% Decreased sensory nerve conduction velocity 10% Positive Romberg sign 10% Scotoma 10% Sensory ataxia 10% Undetectable electroretinogram 10% Bone spicule pigmentation[mendelian.co]

  • Spinal Cord Compression

    Many patients with degenerative myelopathy have what is called a spastic gait which is a broad-based, hesitant, and jerky movement, compared with the smooth rhythmic normal[necksolutions.com] Romberg sign.[backpain-guide.com] gait.[necksolutions.com]

  • Sensory Ataxic Neuropathy - Dysarthria - Ophthalmoparesis Syndrome

    Broad-based, staggering 18 19.[slideshare.net] Romberg sign * Depression * Dysphagia * Nystagmus * Reduced position sense * Mild cognitive impairment * Reduced vibration sense * Balance problems * Frequent falls * Muscle[checkorphan.org] Romberg's sign .[en.wikipedia.org]

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