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13 Possible Causes for Bulbar Poliomyelitis, Hyporeflexia in the Lower Limbs

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Physical examination confirmed lower left facial palsy and paresthesia of his extremities with hyporeflexia of his lower limbs and sensory loss of all four extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One patient had grade IV/V on MRC scale weakness in upper limbs with hyporeflexia and distal paresthesias in upper limbs and hyper-reflexia in lower limbs.[vdocuments.us] CASE REPORT A 54-year-old man presented with lower left facial palsy and paresthesia of his extremities, following an upper respiratory tract infection.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Poliomyelitis

    Abstract Tracheotomy was performed on 181 of 351 patients with bulbar poliomyelitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Historically, neurologists were not involved in the day-to-day management of critically ill patients with bulbar poliomyelitis, but some were.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Respiratory Muscle Paralysis

    This is especially true of the survivors of bulbar poliomyelitis.[gbppa.org] […] weakness is of a lower–motor neuron pattern, with flaccid tone, areflexia, or hyporeflexia.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] How did acute poliomyelitis affect breathing? What is bulbar polio? What is spinal polio?[gbppa.org]

  • Myelitis

    […] myelitis [ mi″ĕ-li tis ] 1. inflammation of the spinal cord; see also poliomyelitis. 2. inflammation of the bone marrow; see also osteomyelitis. adj., adj myelit ic. bulbar[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Loss of lower limb power was graded as severe (MRC grade 0–1), moderate (MRC grade II–III), or mild (MRC grade IV or V).[jnnp.bmj.com] For statistical analysis, bladder dysfunction was grouped into detrusor hyporeflexia or areflexia, detrusor hypereflexia, and detrusor sphincter dyssynergia.[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Tonic Pupil

    […] with bulbar involvement) often affect cranial nerves.[merckmanuals.com] When hyporeflexia or areflexia of the lower limbs is also found, it is called Adie syndrome, which is reported to be a chronic phenomenon.[journals.lww.com] Motor neuron disease (eg, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) *Disorders that cause diffuse motor paralysis (eg, myasthenia gravis, botulism, variant Guillain-Barré syndrome, poliomyelitis[merckmanuals.com]

  • West Nile Virus

    […] neuroimaging were found in patients with prominent parkinsonism and movement disorders. 13 Prominent inflammation of the brainstem was pathologically confirmed in patients with bulbar[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] weakness is of a lower–motor neuron pattern, with flaccid tone, areflexia, or hyporeflexia.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] flaccid paralysis observed in WNV was correlated in multiple studies with perivascular lymphocytic infiltration and neuronophagia of the anterior horn cell region, similar to poliomyelitis[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Meningeal Disorder

    Causes of bulbar palsy include motor neuropathies, such as diphtheria, poliomyelitis, and botulism, motor neuron diseases, myasthenia gravis, certain muscle diseases, and[britannica.com] […] weakness is of a lower–motor neuron pattern, with flaccid tone, areflexia, or hyporeflexia.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Only supportive treatment is available for poliomyelitis, but some recovery occurs in the majority of patients who survive the acute stage of the illness.[britannica.com]

  • Proximal Myopathy with Extrapyramidal Signs

    […] of an acute attack of paralytic poliomyelitis. [6] Survivors of the polio epidemics that occurred worldwide in the mid-20th century constitute a population at risk for PPS[emedicine.medscape.com] The weakness affects the proximal lower limb-girdle muscles, with minimal involvement of the upper extremities and the ocular and facial muscles.[intranet.tdmu.edu.ua] This condition is characterized by late-onset muscle weakness and fatigue in skeletal or bulbar muscles, unrelated to any known cause, in individuals with a previous history[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • West Nile Encephalitis

    […] neuroimaging were found in patients with prominent parkinsonism and movement disorders. 13 Prominent inflammation of the brainstem was pathologically confirmed in patients with bulbar[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] weakness is of a lower–motor neuron pattern, with flaccid tone, areflexia, or hyporeflexia.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] flaccid paralysis observed in WNV was correlated in multiple studies with perivascular lymphocytic infiltration and neuronophagia of the anterior horn cell region, similar to poliomyelitis[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Axonal Neuropathy

    Poliomyelitis, Bulbar Paraparesis, Tropical Spastic Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Paraparesis Spinal Muscular Atrophies of Childhood Machado-Joseph Disease Subacute Combined[wexnermedical.osu.edu] In our case, the patient had motor weakness (more in the lower limbs), hyporeflexia, sensory loss, and extreme flaccidity of lower limbs, which worsened with corticosteroid[cureus.com] limb muscle weakness Paresthesia Limb muscle weakness Gait ataxia Areflexia Hyporeflexia Pes cavus Distal amyotrophy Distal sensory impairment Frequent falls Skeletal muscle[mendelian.co]

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