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110 Possible Causes for Fever, Hyporeflexia in the Lower Limbs

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Physical examination confirmed lower left facial palsy and paresthesia of his extremities with hyporeflexia of his lower limbs and sensory loss of all four extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Until recent now, GBS was only reported in hemorrhagic fever patients in Europe and Asia, which termed as hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One patient had grade IV/V on MRC scale weakness in upper limbs with hyporeflexia and distal paresthesias in upper limbs and hyper-reflexia in lower limbs.[vdocuments.us]

  • Brain Abscess

    We present a case of renal allograft recipient who developed fever two weeks post renal transplant. He was initially found to have dengue fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fever, headache, and neurological problems, while classic, only occur in 20% of people with brain abscess.The famous triad of fever, headache and focal neurologic findings[en.wikipedia.org] A 65-year-old woman presented with fever and conscious disturbance for 3 days.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Poliomyelitis

    This short paper focuses on 2 diseases; yellow fever and poliomyelitis, both of which have the potential to spread internationally.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In contrast to GBS, weakness occurs at the height of the fever and generally does not progress after the fever subsides.[archneur.jamanetwork.com] There was a low-grade fever (temperature, 37.8 C) but no meningism.[archneur.jamanetwork.com]

  • West Nile Virus

    […] weakness is of a lower–motor neuron pattern, with flaccid tone, areflexia, or hyporeflexia.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Conclusions: West Nile fever is a more severe illness than has previously been documented.[annals.org] 2018 transmission season: human cases exceed the total number in previous seven years Latest updates Data West Nile fever in Europe in 2018 - equine cases; updated 13 December[ecdc.europa.eu]

  • Myelitis

    Loss of lower limb power was graded as severe (MRC grade 0–1), moderate (MRC grade II–III), or mild (MRC grade IV or V).[jnnp.bmj.com] Other identified symptoms were fever or low-grade fever in all five patients, autonomic nerve disorder in four patients, bladder and rectal disturbance in two patients, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract A 7-year-old boy presented with fever and ataxia 20 days after oral polio vaccination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • West Nile Encephalitis

    […] weakness is of a lower–motor neuron pattern, with flaccid tone, areflexia, or hyporeflexia.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] How can I help prevent West Nile fever in my child? No vaccine is available to prevent West Nile fever.[urmc.rochester.edu] Infection with WNV should be considered in patients presenting to emergency departments with fever and neurologic symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neck Pain

    Lower motor neuron signs in the upper limbs (atrophy, hyporeflexia).[patient.info] Her symptoms started with myalgia, arthralgia, fever and neck stiffness, and headache, and then angioedema occurred, which was painful to touch.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Accompanying fever and elevated inflammatory markers often lead to misdiagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningeal Disorder

    […] weakness is of a lower–motor neuron pattern, with flaccid tone, areflexia, or hyporeflexia.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] , hydrocephalus, herniation, infarcts, death Brain abscess expanding intracranial mass lesion, like brain tumor, but with more rapid course Symptoms- lethargy, headache, fever[brainaacn.org] Typically medications for fever and pain are administered and the patient recovers within 1 to 2 weeks.[what-when-how.com]

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    […] and hyporeflexia in the lower limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Few cases report patients with heart failure, secondary to dilated cardiomyopathy, with high fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An 11-year-old Caucasian girl with no significant past medical history presented with abdominal pain, vomiting after meals, and a low-grade fever.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    Lower motor neurone signs in the upper limbs (atrophy, hyporeflexia).[patient.info] He presented with spiking fever, autonomic dysreflexia, and increased spasticity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is important for caregivers and clinicians to recognize atypical signs and symptoms of infection, including, but not limited to fever, chills, spasms, nausea, vomiting,[pva.org]

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