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442 Possible Causes for Clonus in Legs, Flexed Fingers

  • Connective Tissue Disease

    […] the fingers Difficulty writing, manipulating keys, and other daily activities Weakness and noticeable shrinking of the quadriceps (main muscle of the thighs) Weakness in[myositis.org] Difficulty walking Trouble climbing stairs or standing from a seated position A foot that seems to drop when walking, causing tripping Weakened hand grip and difficulty flexing[myositis.org]

    Missing: Clonus in Legs
  • Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Type Reardon

    This classic text, one of the true anchors of our clinical genetics publishing program, covers over 700 different genetic syndromes involving the head and neck, and it has established itself as the definitive, comprehensive work on the subject. The discussion covers the phenotype spectrum, epidemiology, mode of[…][books.google.com]

    Missing: Flexed Fingers
  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Type 1D

    Eur J Hum Genet. 2011 Apr;19(4):452-7. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2010.212. Epub 2011 Jan 19. Abstract Mutation of the LARGE gene is the rarest of the six known genetic causes of α-dystroglycanopathy. We report further a family with MDC1D due to a complex genomic rearrangement that was not apparent on standard sequencing[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Clonus in Legs
  • Chromosome 16q22 Deletion Syndrome

    Clinical features Imported from Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) Abnormality of head or neck Blepharophimosis Epicanthus Frontal bossing High forehead High palate Hypertelorism Hypoplastic mandible condyle Short palpebral fissure Upslanted palpebral fissure Wide anterior fontanel Wormian bones Abnormality of the[…][familydiagnosis.com]

    Missing: Clonus in Legs
  • Muscle Spasticity

    If the finger flexors (muscles which flex the fingers) are contracted, the fingers cannot be opened unless the wrist is brought in flexion.[spastic-hand.com] For one, I like to intentionally initiate clonus to stimulate blood circulation in my lower legs and feet.[shieldhealthcare.com] A common position is elbows held rigidly at the sides, wrists and fingers bent, and fists clenched.[aans.org]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    A test is involuntary flexing of the thumb and index finger. Babinski Sign: a blunt instrument is rubbed along the lateral aspect of the heel to the toes.[themanualtherapist.com] There may be clonus and spasticity in the legs. Pulses and vascularity of the legs should be normal.[uscspine.com] […] may cause the thumb and index finger to flex (Hoffman’s reflex) Compromised coordination may be evidenced by difficulty walking and placing one foot in front of the other[dr-bertagnoli.com]

  • Myelopathy

    A test is involuntary flexing of the thumb and index finger. Babinski Sign: a blunt instrument is rubbed along the lateral aspect of the heel to the toes.[forwardthinkingpt.com] There may be clonus and spasticity in the legs. Pulses and vascularity of the legs should be normal.[uscspine.com] […] may cause the thumb and index finger to flex Coordination problems, including difficulty walking and placing one foot in front of the other foot Causes and Risk Factors A[cedars-sinai.edu]

  • Cervical Nerve Root Compression

    I call this test the "opposition test" because you are testing the opposition strength of the thumb and 5th finger, digits not flexed straight.[dynamicchiropractic.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]

  • Decreased Pain Sensation

    Ask the patient to flex their fingers and interlock them with one palm facing upwards and the other facing downwards.[patient.info] Test tone: Ask the patient to let their legs 'go floppy'. Internally and externally rotate the 'floppy' leg. Assess for any increased or reduced tone.[patient.info] […] its normal range of movement. [ 1 ] Hypertonia is found in upper motor neurone lesions; hypotonia is found in lower motor neurone lesions and cerebellar disorders. [ 1 ] Clonus[patient.info]

  • Infantile Hemiplegia

    […] pronated, the wrists flexed, and the fingers flexed with the thumb pressed into the palm.[icddelhi.org] Atrophy of the muscles, especially of the arm, is quite marked.Epilepsy is a frequent result, especially when the hemiplegia is from birth.The knee-jerk and ankle clonus may[medigoo.com] The upper limb on the same side is also adducted at the shoulder, flexed at the elbow, and pronated at the wrist with the thumb tucked into the palm and the fingers curled[en.wikipedia.org]

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