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556 Possible Causes for Clonus, Hyperreflexia

  • Dementia

    […] of a frontal lobe dysfunction including apathy with motor impersistence, presence of primitive reflexes, generalized hyperreflexia with bilateral Hoffman sign and ankle clonus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical examination revealed several elements of a frontal lobe dysfunction including apathy with motor impersistence, presence of primitive reflexes, generalized hyperreflexia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    Increased tension in the leg muscles (Hyperreflexia) Accentuated reflexes of the knee and ankle Forced extension of the ankle may cause the foot to beat up and down rapidly (clonus[dr-bertagnoli.com] Gait dysfunction associated with spasticity and hyperreflexia is a primary symptom in patients with compression of cervical spinal cord.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Motor weakness in the extremities Gait difficulties ("spastic gait," hesitant and jerky) Myelopathic or "upper motor neuron" findings such as spasticity, hyperreflexia, clonus[emoryhealthcare.org]

  • 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] Massive Disc Herniation, Spinal Epidural Abscess or Bony Metastasis) Vertebral Fractures, Osteomyelitis Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) Note - Cord Compression is a UMN lesion (Hyperreflexia[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] Gait dysfunction associated with spasticity and hyperreflexia is a primary symptom in patients with compression of cervical spinal cord.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] depending on the level of the lesion and include local pain , stiffness, and impaired sensation, hypotonia , and hyporeflexia at the level of the lesion, and spasticity and hyperreflexia[amboss.com]

  • Spastic Paraplegia

    These include presence of clonus, undeveloped speech, and sleep disturbances. Our findings extend the phenotypic spectrum associated with the TFG mutations in HSP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] People with this condition can also experience exaggerated reflexes (hyperreflexia), ankle spasms, high-arched feet (pes cavus), and reduced bladder control.[icdlist.com] The knee-jerk is excessive and ankle-clonus is easily obtained.[henriettes-herb.com]

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    Upper motor neurone signs in the lower limbs (Babinski's sign: up-going plantar reflex, hyperreflexia, clonus, spasticity).[patient.info] These complications can become life-threatening: Pressure ulcers (bedsores) Deep vein thrombosis Hyperreflexia caused by an irritant to nerves below the level of injury Lung[drugs.com] At a higher level of injury, a condition called autonomic hyperreflexia, also known as automomic autonomic dysreflexia, may develop.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • 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] Eleven patients (58%) had lower limb hyperreflexia or Babinski sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • 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] Hyperreflexia From my perspective, I have no bladder or bowl problems but I do have leg and arm pain (was told I have fibromyalgia 2 years ago) and have Hashimoto's (thyroid[thisisms.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] Hyperreflexia may follow initial symptoms, and a positive Babinski reflex may be elicited.[symptoma.com]

  • Tetanus

    Tetanus is a life-threatening neurological syndrome characterised by tonic muscle spasms and hyperreflexia, caused by the exotoxin of Clostridium tetani , a gram-positive[bestpractice.bmj.com]

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