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55 Possible Causes for Decreased Cremasteric Reflex, Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    […] tendon reflexes, and Babinski signs.[neuropathology-web.org] In about 25% of cases, ALS begins with brainstem symptoms (dysarthria, difficulty swallowing) followed by extremity weakness.[neuropathology-web.org] […] causes initially increased electrical excitability leading to fasciculations, and later muscle weakness and atrophy; upper motor neuron involvement causes spasticity, clonus, hyperactive[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Low Back Pain

    Low back pain (LBP) is common and costly. Approximately one quarter of adults in the United States have reported having LBP lasting at least 1 whole day in the past 3 months, 20 and 2% of all physician office visits are for low back complaints. 43 In 2005, total healthcare expenditures in the United States for LBP[…][doi.org]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome

    Spine. 25(3):348-352, FEB 2000 PMID: 10703108 Issn Print: 0362-2436 Publication Date: 2000/02/01 Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid Abstract An analysis of 44 cauda equina syndrome cases. To determine the neurologic outcome of cauda equina syndrome cases, in light of the significant medical implications of[…][doi.org]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • 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: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • 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: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Lumbar Plexus Neoplasm

    After receiving his MD degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 1973, Dr. Jankovic completed medicine internship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, and residency in Neurology at the Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York City, where he was selected as the Chief Resident and also[…][books.google.com]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • 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: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • 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: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Orchitis

    reflex; pain with testicular elevation Normal-appearing testis with decreased blood flow on color Doppler Patients with epididymitis usually present with gradual onset of[aafp.org] reflex; pain with testicular elevation Normal-appearing testis with decreased blood flow on color Doppler Table 1 Selected Differential Diagnosis of Acute Scrotum Condition[aafp.org] […] masses or swollen testicles with hypoechoic and hypervascular areas Testicular torsion Acute onset of pain, usually severe High-riding transversely oriented testis; abnormal cremasteric[aafp.org]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Testicular Torsion

    There is often an absent or decreased cremasteric reflex.[en.wikipedia.org] During the physical exam, the physician will look for: Swelling of the testes Tenderness of the testes Decreased/absent cremasteric reflex The diagnostic tests for Testicular[dovemed.com] Decrease or absence of cremasteric reflex is the most sensitive sign (approaching near 100%).[clinicaladvisor.com]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes

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