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32 Possible Causes for Decreased Ankle Reflex, Hyporeflexia in the Lower Limbs

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    […] correlates with decreased/absent ankle reflex MRI cauda equina gandolinium enhancement in acute cases DIfferential Diagnosis Myasthenia gravis, ALS, infectious myelitis ([step2.medbullets.com] Physical examination confirmed lower left facial palsy and paresthesia of his extremities with hyporeflexia of his lower limbs and sensory loss of all four extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The exam may also show that reflexes such as the ankle or knee jerk are decreased or missing.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Poliomyelitis

    Poliomyelitis (Heine-Medin disease) J M S Pearce J M S Pearce, 304 Beverley Road, Anlaby, East Yorks HU10 7BG, UK; jmspearcefreenet.co.uk Statistics from Altmetric.com poliomyelitis Heine-Medin disease historical note The recent death of FC Robbins 1, Nobel laureate and pioneer worker who cultivated the poliomyelitis[…][dx.doi.org]

  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    Muscle weakness in the legs Numbness in the leg or foot Decreased reflexes at the knee or ankle Changes in bladder or bowel function Difficulty walking Incoordination The[columbiaspine.org] Lower motor neurone signs in the upper limbs (atrophy, hyporeflexia).[patient.info] reflexes at the knee or ankle Symptoms of a cervical (neck) herniated disc: Pain between the shoulder blades that can be dull or sharp Pain that radiates down the arms to[painmanagement.weillcornell.org]

  • Miller-Fisher Syndrome

    Common symptoms of MFS include: blurry vision double vision weakened facial muscles, such as an inability to smile or whistle, slurred speech, and a decreased gag reflex poor[healthline.com] Urinary Retention Hx of rapidly progressive bilateral leg weakness e.g. after a diarrhoea illness 3-4 weeks before Examn: - Lower limb LMN signs Hyporeflexia Flaccid paralysis[brainscape.com] Tendon hyporeflexia in both the upper and lower extremities were observed, and the bilateral Babinski sign was negative.[alliedacademies.org]

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 19

    0001347 Hyporeflexia Decreased reflex response Decreased reflexes [ more ] 0001265 Impaired vibration sensation at ankles Decreased vibration sense at ankles Decreased vibration[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Examination of lower and upper limb for reflex can also help to diagnosis because people will development areflexia or hyporeflexia in their limbs[3].[neurowiki2013.wikidot.com] Additionally, we identified a heterozygous variant, c. 1840C T, p.P614S, in a French woman (AAD-114-009), who had developed a cerebellar gait ataxia with decreased reflexes[spatax.wordpress.com]

  • Spastic Paraplegia

    […] in the legs, loss of ankle flexibility, and decrease of sensation in the legs.[encyclopedia.com] He presented with progressive spastic paraplegia, hypereflexia in the upper limbs with hyporeflexia in the lower limbs. There was dysdiadochokinesis.[nature.com] Furthermore, among the core symptoms of HSP are also included abnormal gait and difficulty in walking, decreased vibratory sense at the ankles, and paresthesia. [10] Individuals[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Déjerine-Sottas Disease

    […] gait, diminished sensation, reflexes, and muscle strength are frequently noted.[footdoc.ca] A 9-year-old boy presented progressive slight motor deficit in the lower limbs, particularly in the feet, and generalized hyporeflexia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT: A 9-year-old boy presented progressive slight motor deficit in the lower limbs, particularly in the feet, and generalized hyporeflexia.[anestesiarianimazione.com]

  • Autosomal Dominant Spastic Paraplegia Type 17

     Weakness is most notable at the iliopsoas, tibialis anterior, hamstring muscles  difficulty in walking, decreased vibratory sense at the ankles, and paresthesia  In lower[slideshare.net] He presented with progressive spastic paraplegia, hypereflexia in the upper limbs with hyporeflexia in the lower limbs. There was dysdiadochokinesis.[nature.com] Decreased sensation in extremities 0002936 Hand muscle weakness 0030237 Hip pain 0030838 Knee pain 0030839 Pes planus Flat feet Flat foot [ more ] 0001763 Postural tremor[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Cord Compression

    Neurological examination showed that his lower limb strength had decreased (Grade 4/5) on the left and he had left ankle clonus.[nature.com] Lower motor neurone signs in the upper limbs (atrophy, hyporeflexia).[patient.info] The lower abdominal and cremasteric reflexes were normal. The left lower limb also showed exaggerated reflexes as well as positive Babinski and Rossolimo’ sign.[nature.com]

  • Myopathy and Diabetes mellitus

    Ankle jerk reflexes are most often lost. There are a few conditions that damage small nerve fibers early in their course.[dartmouth.edu] […] of upper limbs 60 33 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0012391 11 lower limb hyperreflexia 60 33 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0002395 12 shoulder girdle muscle weakness[malacards.org] Such conditions would be expected to result in decreased sensitivity to pain and temperature.[dartmouth.edu]

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