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37 Possible Causes for Decreased Cremasteric Reflex, Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    .  Also known as: pseudobulbar palsy, emotional incontinence, pathologic crying/laughing The emotional lability is NOT a mood disorder, but is an uncontrolled outburst and[slideshare.net] […] is a very troubling symptom for patients. It is an abnormal affective display that can be seen in about 50% of ALS patients. 51.  Amitriptyline 100-150mg QHS Fluvoxamine[slideshare.net] […] usually helpful for thick mucus, but helpful with sialorrhea)  Mechanical insufflation-exsufflation (In- Exsufflator cough machine)  Manually assisted coughing techniques 50[slideshare.net]

  • Low Back Pain

    We present a case of high spinal anesthesia after inadvertent injection of local anesthetics and corticosteroids into the subarachnoid space during attempted epidural injection. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) lavage is a suitable method for treatment. A 45-year-old woman presented with posterior thigh, leg, and ankle[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome

    Spine. 25(12):1515-1522, JUN 2000 PMID: 10851100 Issn Print: 0362-2436 Publication Date: 2000/06/01 Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid Abstract A meta-analysis of surgical outcomes of cauda equina syndrome secondary to lumbar disc herniation. To determine the relationship between time to decompression[…][doi.org]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Lumbar Spinal Cord Tumor

    BACKGROUND: Postoperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage is a major clinical problem, and prevention of CSF leakage at the surgical site is an important issue. The goal of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative lumbar subarachnoid drainage (LSAD) for prevention of CSF leakage after spinal cord[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Lumbosacral Plexus Disorder

    ICD.Codes ICD-10-CM (2016) Chapter 6 Section G50-G59 Code G54.1 BILLABLE Billable Code Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016 G54.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of lumbosacral plexus disorders. A[…][icd.codes]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Lumbar Plexus Neoplasm

    Sai-Ching Jim Yeung, MD, PhD Deputy Section Chief of Emergency CareAssociate Medical Director of Emergency Center (Ad Interim) Associate Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency CareDept of Endocrine Neoplasia & Hormonal DisordersThe University of Texas, M. D.[…][books.google.com]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Spinal Paralytic Poliomyelitis

    […] poliomyelitis [ po″le-o-mi″ĕ-li tis ] an acute infectious disease occurring sporadically or in epidemics and caused by a virus, usually a poliovirus but occasionally a coxsackievirus or echovirus. Called also polio. Initial clinical characteristics include fever, sore throat, headache, and vomiting, often with stiffness of the[…][medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients
  • Puerperium

    […] palpitations, heat intolerance, tremulousness, nervousness, and emotional lability.[emedicine.medscape.com] Having developed PPT, these women are at significant risk for recurrent disease after subsequent pregnancies. [50] History Patients with thyrotoxicosis may report fatigue,[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Decreased Cremasteric Reflex
  • Delirium

    lability. 68 In this study, hypoactive delirium was present in over 50% of patients with normal or near-normal arousal.[doi.org] […] in contrast to the readily detected hyperactive delirium that is characterized by agitation, restlessness, attempting to remove catheters or tubes, hitting, biting, and emotional[doi.org]

    Missing: Decreased Cremasteric Reflex
  • Epididymitis

    reflex intact Prehn's sign decrease in pain with scrotal elevation Imaging Ultrasound indications to rule out testicular torsion findings enlarged and thick epididymis increased[step2.medbullets.com] reflex, increased pain with elevation of scrotum Decreased or absent blood flow on color Doppler Torsion of appendix testis Sudden onset of scrotal pain Blue-dot sign (bluish[aafp.org] […] testicular pain and often unilateral lower abdominal pain urinary frequency or urgency urinary dysuria Physical exam fever testicular erythema, tenderness, and induration cremasteric[step2.medbullets.com]

    Missing: Emotional Lability in 50% of Patients

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