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22 Possible Causes for Diffuse Hyporeflexia

  • Hypothyroidism

    […] with delayed relaxation, ataxia, or both Additional signs specific to different causes of hypothyroidism, such as diffuse or nodular goiter and pituitary enlargement or tumor[] Pericardial effusion Abdominal distention, ascites (uncommon) Hypothermia (only in severe hypothyroid states) Nonpitting edema (myxedema) Pitting edema of lower extremities Hyporeflexia[]

  • Myositis

    The neurologic examination indicated a diffuse hyporeflexia involving the spinal nerves, cranial nerve VII, and, possibly, the laryngeal innervation.[]

  • Hemiplegia

    Magnetic resonance imaging showed diffuse and high signal hyperintensity of the whole right cerebral hemisphere.[] We report a case of HHE syndrome in a 3-year-old boy with partial seizures (hemiconvulsion lasting 15-30 minutes) followed by left hemiplegia and hyporeflexia.[]

  • Distal Hereditary Motor Neuropathy Type Jerash

    Jerash type distal hereditary motor neuropathy is a genetic disorder that affects the muscles in the body. The symptoms of the disorder begin to appear around age 6-10 years old. The main symptom of this disorder is a weakening and slow wasting away of muscles. First, weakness occurs in the lower limbs and[…][]

  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 5

    Examination was noteworthy for mild dysarthria, slowing of saccades and gaze-holding difficulty, diffuse hyporeflexia, mild dysmetria and dysdiadochokinesis, and gait ataxia[]

  • Zellweger Syndrome

    A term male newborn was noted to have severe diffuse hypotonia, hyporeflexia, hepatosplenomegaly, and characteristic abnormal facies of Zellweger syndrome, the diagnosis of[] Overview MeSH Major Cerebral Hemorrhage Zellweger Syndrome abstract A term male newborn was noted to have severe diffuse hypotonia, hyporeflexia, hepatosplenomegaly, and characteristic[]

  • West Nile Virus

    Diffuse, flaccid paralysis occurred in 10 percent of the patients, with no discernible ascending or descending pattern of progression.[] Muscle involvement was documented by neurologic examination as decreased muscle strength (in 27 percent of patients) and hyporeflexia (in 32 percent) and was more common among[]

  • Nocturnal Leg Cramp

    Focal hyporeflexia suggests a peripheral neuropathy, plexopathy, or radiculopathy.[] In patients with diffuse cramps (particularly those who are tremulous), hyperreflexia suggests a systemic cause (eg, ionized hypocalcemia; sometimes alcoholism, a motor neuron[]

  • Hoyeraal-Hreidarsson Syndrome

    - Hypertonia / spasticity / rigidity / stiffness - Hypotrichosis / atrichia / atrichiasis / scalp hairlessness - Nails anomalies - Rippled skin Occasional - Areflexia / hyporeflexia[] Clotting / hemostasis disorders - Cortical atrophy without hydrocephaly / cerebral hemiatrophy / subcortical atrophy - Decreased hair pigmentation / hypopigmentation of hair - Diffuse[]

  • Cervical Nerve Root Avulsion

    Typical clinical presentation may include findings of diffuse hypotonia, possible respiratory distress, hyporeflexia, and urinary retention.[]

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