476 Possible Causes for Clonus, Hyperreflexia

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  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    A patient’s reflexes may vary from being absent to hyperreflexia with clonus (rhythmic muscle spasms or contractions) and extensor plantar responses (a/k/a Babinski responses[matzuslaw.com] Myotomes Dermatomes Diagnostic Pearls for Spinal Epidural Abscess Some consider multiple ED visits (without a diagnosis) as a red flag for Epidural Abscess and also new thoracic[emdidactic.blogspot.com] […] and sphincter dysfunction Incomplete spinal cord syndromes Unilateral motor or sensory deficits [ 10 ] Gait ataxia [10] Reflexes may vary from absent to hyperreflexia with clonus[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Myelopathy

    […] with radicular symptoms - 16% had pure myelopathic symptoms - 23% had a combination of myelopathic and radiculopathy - upper motor neuron findings such as hyper-reflexia, clonus[wheelessonline.com] Some patients will exhibit signs and symptoms of radiculopathy and myelopathy.[aafp.org] […] on the right, and no clonus on the left.[orthobullets.com]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    […] on the right, and no clonus on the left.[orthobullets.com] Upper motor neuron signs elicited were: a positive Hoffman’s bilaterally and hyperreflexia bilaterally. Babinski sign was negative bilaterally.[aclr.com.es] Surgical Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Some of the surgical procedures used to treat cervical spondylotic myelopathy at Emory are: Anterior Cervical Discectomy[emoryhealthcare.org]

  • Spastic Paraplegia

    The knee-jerk is excessive and ankle-clonus is easily obtained.[henriettes-herb.com] Progressive psychomotor regression can be seen.Weakness, loss of vision, and intellectual regression can recognized in some affected individuals.[5].[explainmedicine.com] Ankle clonus, and extensor plantar responses are uniformly present. 41. Hoffman sign may be observed. 42.[slideshare.net]

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    Upper motor neurone signs in the lower limbs (Babinski's sign: up-going plantar reflex, hyperreflexia, clonus, spasticity).[patient.info] Another problem with circulatory control is a potentially life-threatening rise in blood pressure (autonomic hyperreflexia).[mayoclinic.org] Spinal cord injury can disrupt this balance, a condition called autonomic dysreflexia or autonomic hyperreflexia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    On physical examination, you may find some or many of the following: clonus or spasticity of the lower extremities sensory changes (light touch, pinprick sensation, or temperature[americannursetoday.com] Some myelopathic signs include hyperreflexia of deep tendon reflexes of the upper and lower extremities, increased muscle tone or clonus, and the presence of pathological[termedia.pl] This pattern is almost pathognomonic of cord compression because of cervical spondylosis at the C5-C6 interspace. 12 Ankle clonus and Babinski's sign (pathologic extension[aafp.org]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    (spinal cord concussion): - usually invovles 24-72 hour period of paralysis, hypotonia, & areflexia, and at its conclusion there may be hyperreflexia, hypertonicity, and clonus[wheelessonline.com] Hyperreflexia ( Babinski, clonus) HypertoniaMain Menu Content Menu Legend Exit 15. R L Lesion of the right lateral spinothalamic tract at L1 produces what impairment?[slideshare.net] I have chronic allergies & asthma, blurred vision, some cognitive issues and some numbness in my feet and face.[thisisms.com]

  • Spinal Epidural Hematoma

    At the neurological examination, he was found to have tetra-hyposthenia with tetra-hyperreflexia.[em-consulte.com] […] exhibited low-grade fever (oral 37.5 C) and severe cervical paraspinal muscle spasm accompanied by 4/5 quadriparesis (based on muscle strength grading 0–5), left upper limb hyperreflexia[surgicalneurologyint.com] Tetra-hyperreflexia unchanged, but the patient’s mobility and sensory ability improved significantly.[em-consulte.com]

  • Spinal Cord Infarction

    His motor and sensory exams and reflexes are normal although he does exhibit mild finger clonus. The patient was referred for an MRI of the cervical spine.[radsource.us] Initially areflexia is present due to spinal shock but, hyperreflexia and spasticity appear later The most common form is anterior spinal artery syndrome.[sci-recovery.org] Initial areflexia changes to hyperreflexia with the presence of Babinski signs.[aibolita.com]

  • Pyramidal Tract Lesion

    In a patient with clonus, a muscle stretch elicits alternating contractions of agonist and antagonist muscle groups.[courses.washington.edu] Symptoms include an increase in the muscle tone in the lower extremities, hyperreflexia, positive Babinski and a decrease in fine motor coordination.[sideeffects.embl.de] […] decussation causes impairment of movement in the opposite body-half, which is especially severe in the arm and leg and is characterized by muscular weakness, spasticity and hyperreflexia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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