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131 Possible Causes for Deep Tendon Reflexes Absent or Decreased

  • Ataxia Telangiectasia

    The exam may show signs of the following: Tonsils, lymph nodes, and spleen below normal size Decreased to absent deep tendon reflexes Delayed or absent physical and sexual[] CNS abnormalities include cerebellar ataxia, dysarthria, choreoathetosis, decreased or absent deep tendon reflexes, various oculomotor disturbances, and a mixed sensorimotor[]

  • Familial Hypobetalipoproteinaemia Type 1

    Braunwald’s Heart Disease remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of contemporary cardiology. Edited by Drs. Robert O. Bonow, Douglas L. Mann, Douglas P. Zipes, and Peter Libby, this dynamic, multimedia reference helps you apply the most recent knowledge in[…][]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    OBJECTIVE: Vitamin B12 deficiency may be asymptomatic or present with a wide range of neurological and hematological disorders. Our aim in this study is to evaluate visual (VEP) and somatosensory evoked potential (SEP) parameters in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency who had no clinical evidence of visual impairment[…][]

  • Smith-Magenis Syndrome

    - A dictionary of medical eponyms Related people A rare condition characterized by facial dysmorphy with distinctive facial features progress with age, developmental delay, cognitive impairment with moderate to severe learning difficulties, and behavioural abnormalities including frequent outbursts/temper tantrums,[…][]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 4

    Glycogen storage disease type IV, also known as Glycogen branching enzyme deficiency, Andersen's disease or amylopectinosis is a rare inherited metabolic disorder. Clinically there are many variations in presentation. As soon as the disease begins, there is accumulation of the long un-branched chains mainly in the[…][]

  • Sensory Ataxic Neuropathy - Dysarthria - Ophthalmoparesis Syndrome

    deep tendon reflexes, Romberg’s sign, decreased sense of vibration, and detection of ragged-red fibers on muscle biopsy.[] Clinical description Other common features include progressive gait unsteadiness, absent deep tendon reflexes, the presence of Romberg's sign, a decreased sense of vibration[] […] is largely variable: The common clinical feature appears to be sensory ataxia, and other symptoms include myopathy, seizures, hearing loss, progressive gait unsteadiness, absent[]

  • Botulism

    There may be signs of: Absent or decreased deep tendon reflexes Absent or decreased gag reflex Eyelid drooping Loss of muscle function, starting at the top of the body and[]

  • Familial Dysautonomia

    Pain and temperature perception are decreased, but not absent. Vibration sense is normal. Deep tendon reflexes are decreased in almost all patients.[] The health care provider will do a physical exam to look for: Absent or decreased deep tendon reflexes Lack of a response after receiving a histamine injection (normally redness[] Absent axon flare (following intradermal histamine) and lack of fungiform papilla on the tongue are characteristic features of HSAN3.[]

  • Hypermagnesemia

    Neurological Exam: Decreased/absent deep tendon reflexes CLINICAL WORKUP: SERUM STUDIES Serum magnesium: this serum study will help aid in the diagnosis.[] Weakness, nausea and vomiting Impaired breathing Decreased respirations Low blood pressure Low blood calcium Abnormal heart rhythms and asystole Decreased or absent deep tendon[] […] and asystole Decreased or absent deep tendon reflexes Low heart rate Dizziness Particularly high levels of magnesium in the blood can lead to heart problems, difficulty breathing[]

  • Congenital Autosomal Dominant Indifference to Pain

    Decreased Normal Mental retardation Absent -/ /- Muscle hypotonia Absent Absent Absent Absent Deep tendon reflexes Absent Absent Often absent Normal/decreased Normal Motor[] They present with anhidrosis, decreased lacrimation, tongue ulcerations, recurrent gastrointestinal (GI) upset, diminished or absent deep tendon reflexes, poorly controlled[] HSAN type 3 HSAN type 4 HSAN type 5 Inheritance AD-AR AR AR AR AR Age of onset Second decade or later Infancy Birth Birth Birth Insensitivity to pain Hidrosis Normal Normal Decreased[]

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