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14 Possible Causes for Decreased Deep Tendon Reflexes in Both Legs, Muscle Weakness, Peripheral Motor Neuropathy

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    But weakness that increases over several days is also common. Muscle weakness or loss of muscle function (paralysis) affects both sides of the body.[] In this type, the covering around peripheral nerve cells, called myelin, is damaged. Acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN).[] Electromyography showed peripheral nerve injury (mainly in axon). The patient was diagnosed as having acute motor sensory axonal neuropathy (AMSAN).[]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    A 55-year-old woman with consanguineous parents developed slowly progressive, asymmetric muscle weakness and atrophy in her forearms, while her ability to walk remained unaffected[] OBJECTIVE: Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) presents itself as sensory peripheral neuropathy (SPN) or motor peripheral neuropathy (MPN).[] We present a 70-year-old male patient of Greek origin with choreatic movements of the tongue and face, lower limb muscle weakness, peripheral neuropathy, elevated creatinephosphokinase[]

  • Lead Poisoning

    We report a case of total hyperpigmentation of the skin, severe itching, muscle weakness and thrombocytosis.[] Can cause peripheral motor neuropathy (i.e., wrist drop). [Dsouza, 2009] There is no “safe” lead level – we are not supposed to have lead in our bodies.[] Neurological signs of acute poisoning typically are: paraesthesiae, pain, muscle weakness, encephalopathy (rare) with headache, convulsions, delirium, and coma.[]

  • Tick Paralysis

    We propose toxin-mediated direct skeletal muscle involvement as one of the reasons for muscle weakness in tick paralysis.[] weakness.[] It is characterized by ascending paralysis that usually begins in legs with muscle weakness, loss of coordination and sensation, and potentially death from respiratory failure[]

  • Peripheral Motor Neuropathy

    It is manifested with pain, tingling, numbness, and muscle weakness.[] neuropathy primarily affecting motor neurons.[] neuropathy without conduction block (CB) misdiagnosed as a primary peripheral nerve tumor Background: Multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) is a rare immune-mediated motor neuropathy[]

  • Hypertrophic Interstitial Neuropathy

    Pain Paresthesias Sensory loss Weakness Imbalance Normal conduction velocities but reduced compound muscle action potentials Axonal: pathological process affects the underlying[] Hereditary or idiopathic neuropathy Idiopathic peripheral neuropathy Lyme polyneuropathy Motor polyneuropathy (disorder) Multifocal motor neuropathy Neuropathy (nerve damage[] With low levels of acetylcholine, muscles do not contract normally, resulting in muscle weakness.[]

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    Seek immediate medical care for serious symptoms, such as numbness or tingling in your legs or arms, loss of bladder or bowel control, muscle spasms, muscle weakness, and[] Rarely if the neuropathy is severe patients may also develop peripheral weakness (motor symptoms).[] (polyneuropathy) and alcoholic polyneuritis Symptoms of damage to any peripheral nerve, as in diabetic and alcoholic neuropathy (polyneuropathy, polyneuritis), may consist[]

  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy

    Muscle weakness was assessed using a semi-quantitative score.[] Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy that involve the motor nerves might include muscle weakness, loss of coordination, or loss of balance.[] […] be present in diabetic peripheral neuropathy.[]

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    ., neuropathic pain, alternation sensation [sensitivity to pain and temperature], numbness and tingling, muscle weakness, impaired balance, difficulty walking) Autonomic dysfunction[] Peripheral neuropathy begins as a lower extremity sensory and motor neuropathy and progresses to the upper extremities.[] weakness.[]

  • Arsenic-Induced Polyneuropathy

    weakness; distal sensory loss may occur Treatment : control of blood glucose and foot care Alcoholic polyneuropathy Definition : progressive peripheral nerve injury as a[] Back to Top Summary Peripheral neuropathy encompasses a wide spectrum of clinical disorders affecting sensory, motor, and autonomic peripheral nerve fibers.[] Physical therapy : People with muscle weakness or coordination issues may find physical therapy helpful.[]

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