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19 Possible Causes for Clonus, Inability to Walk on Heels

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    […] on your toes or heels.)[emedicinehealth.com] Objective neurological deficit (upper motor neurone signs in the legs (eg, up-going plantars, hyperreflexia, clonus, spasticity); lower motor neurone signs in the arms (eg[patient.info] 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]

  • Myelopathy

    She exhibited a spastic gait on the right with inability to heel walk or tandem walk. She had difficulty squatting.[touchneurology.com] Physical examination revealed significant increase in deep tendon reflexes in the lower extremities and clonus. Hoffman's sign was positive in the left upper extremity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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]

  • Pyramidal Tract Lesion

    Lesions lead to truncal instability when sitting or standing, ataxia on heel-shin testing, and inability to tandem-walk. There may be saccadic dysmetria.[casemed.case.edu] In a patient with clonus, a muscle stretch elicits alternating contractions of agonist and antagonist muscle groups.[courses.washington.edu] Spastic hemiparesis of the contralateral side, augmented DTR's, loss of abdominal cremastic reflexes, Babinski reflex, clonus.[brainscape.com]

  • Cervical Osteoarthritis

    […] on your toes or heels.)[emedicinehealth.com] Objective neurological deficit (upper motor neurone signs in the legs (eg, up-going plantars, hyperreflexia, clonus, spasticity); lower motor neurone signs in the arms (eg[patient.info] 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]

  • Demyelinating Disease

    […] to walk heel-to-toe in tightrope fashion.[the-medical-dictionary.com] Clonus. Problems with speech. Fatigue. Dysarthria. Paralysis of the hands. Clumsiness Genital anesthesia. Hemiparesis. Incoordination. Paresthesias. Ocular paralysis.[epainassist.com] […] patients with any of these disorders are mentioned below: Ataxia or Impaired muscle coordination Blurred double vision Blurriness in central visual field which affects one eye Clonus[hxbenefit.com]

  • Lumbar Spondylosis

    […] on your toes or heels.)[emedicinehealth.com] Objective neurological deficit (upper motor neurone signs in the legs (eg, up-going plantars, hyperreflexia, clonus, spasticity); lower motor neurone signs in the arms (eg[patient.info] Loss of bladder or bowel control, in the setting of acute back or neck pain, such as inability to start or stop urinating, can indicate a serious nerve dysfunction and should[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Spastic Ataxia with Congenital Miosis

    Deficient heel to toe walking on a straight line discloses the inability to walk with a narrow base in older children who also often lurch or fall when requested to walk in[healio.com] If you have time : Directed examination of the lower limbs (reflexes, clonus and plantars) and cranial nerves (inspect the tongue for wasting and fasciculation, check for[ptpaces.wordpress.com] Abnormality of the skin Nephrotic syndrome Strabismus Involuntary movements Short stature Dyskinesia Abnormality of eye movement Abnormality of the eye Difficulty walking Clonus[mendelian.co]

  • Progressive Muscular Atrophy

    Inability to perform hand movements. Trouble walking and climbing stairs. Inability to hop or stand on the heels.[disabled-world.com] […] loss causes initially increased electrical excitability leading to fasciculations, and later muscle weakness and atrophy; upper motor neuron involvement causes spasticity, clonus[neuropathology-web.org] […] thoracic and lumbosacral); (3) no conduction blocks on nerve conduction studies; and (4) no clinical UMN signs and symptoms, including forced yawning, crying and laughing, clonus[journals.plos.org]

  • Alcohol Hallucinosis

    […] to walk heel-to-toe in tightrope fashion.[encyclopedia.com] Patient 2 (a 64-year old man) had incomplete cervical cord injury and showed a right ankle clonus (about 20 beats) when he walked.[aetna.com] , a slowly progressive condition affecting portions of the brain called the anterior and superior cerebellar vermis causing a wide-based gait, leg incoordination, and an inability[encyclopedia.com]

  • Ataxia

    He had a wide-based gait with inability to perform tandem walking or heel to shin testing and required 2 ski poles to walk.[ng.neurology.org] 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] […] gait, inability to perform tandem standing and walking, and scanning speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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