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32 Possible Causes for Clonus, Numbness of the Hand, Thenar Muscle Atrophy

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    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] Symptoms Hand numbness, tingling and "electrical shocks" are often early symptoms of cervical myelopathy. This numbness typically affects the whole hand.[livehealthy.chron.com] […] groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy fat pad just superior to the thumb on the ventral[americannursetoday.com]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    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] Tingling or numbness in the hands and feet Headache Weakness in the arms and legs Loss of balance Gait irregularities or walking difficulty in advanced cases Impaired bladder[healthcommunities.com] […] groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy fat pad just superior to the thumb on the ventral[americannursetoday.com]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor

    Coming down the stairs or stepping off a curb will reveal ankle clonus felt as “vibrations” by patient.[clinicaladvisor.com] It may also result in numbness in the hands and arms. Many cases of cervical degenerative disc disease can be successfully treated with conservative care.[centerforneuroandspine.com] Sensation is tested to evaluate for any signs of numbness. Reflexes are tested at the elbows, hands, knees, and ankles for any abnormalities.[neurosurgery.ufl.edu]

  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    All that is left is intermittent numbness in my hands and wrist.[forums.mtbr.com] Upper motor neurone signs in the lower limbs (Babinski's sign - up-going plantar reflex, hyperreflexia, clonus, spasticity).[patient.info] This pain may radiate down your arm to the hand. You may feel burning, tingling or numbing sensations in your shoulder, arm and hand. You may have muscle weakness.[resurgens.com]

  • Myelopathy

    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] They include numb and clumsy hands, loss of coordination, and imbalance.[web.archive.org] […] groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy fat pad just superior to the thumb on the ventral[americannursetoday.com]

  • Autosomal Dominant Spastic Paraplegia Type 17

    Recessive Human phenotypes related to Spastic Paraplegia 24, Autosomal Recessive: 60 33 (show all 8) # Description HPO Frequency Orphanet Frequency HPO Source Accession 1 clonus[malacards.org] […] in hands or feet) and deafness.[hspersunite.org.au] muscle atrophy 0003393 Thenar muscle weakness 0003427 Showing of 25 Last updated: 12/1/2018 Making a diagnosis for a genetic or rare disease can often be challenging.[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Osteoarthritis

    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] A stiff neck coupled with numbness in your hands, arms and legs may be an indication of worsening cervical osteoarthritis.[health.howstuffworks.com] […] groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy fat pad just superior to the thumb on the ventral[americannursetoday.com]

  • Cervical Cord Compression

    Clonus . Upon forcing the ankle to extend, the patient's foot rapidly beats up and down. Babinski reflex .[spine-health.com] Weakness and numbness in the hands and arms, loss of balance and coordination, and neck pain can all result when the normal flow of nerve impulses through the spinal cord[orthoinfo.aaos.org] […] groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy fat pad just superior to the thumb on the ventral[americannursetoday.com]

  • Hyperabduction Syndrome

    […] overlapped with a tonic contraction (Ex: the clonus of leg in spastic paraparesis). 3) The type of reflex to a standard impulse can turn into a new response pathological[mafiadoc.com] Unfortunately, these are essentially the same symptoms present with CTS, pain and numbness in the hand and wrist.[mikeuggen.com] Examination at this time revealed left thenar muscle atrophy and subclavian artery bruit on hyperabduction of the arm.[medschool.lsuhsc.edu]

  • Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy

    Rootlets with clonus reaction against intraoperative electrical stimulation show dysmyelination, and in one child, axonal degeneration can also be observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of sensory peripheral neuropathy The following symptoms may be present: Gradual numbness and tingling in the hands or feet (may spread to arms and legs) Burning pain[healthxchange.sg] […] and weakness of the thenar muscle group.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

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