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266 Possible Causes for Flaccid Paralysis, Spastic Paraplegia

  • Foix-Alajouanine Syndrome

    Synonym(s): subacute necrotizing myelitis Foix-Alajouanine syndrome - thrombophlebitis of spinal veins resulting in a subacute ascending painful flaccid paralysis from necrotic[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Initially, patients have a spastic paraplegia which progresses to flaccidity, loss of sphincter control and ascending sensory level.[radiopaedia.org] paralysis, often ascending, loss of sphincter control, and progressive sensory loss.[medicine.academic.ru]

  • Spinal Cord Transection

    It presents as a flaccid areflexic paralysis below the level of the injury with autonomic features (e.g., hypotension and bradycardia ).[amboss.com] . : Strumpell's familial spastic paraplegia: genetics and neuropathology . J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry 37:8–20, 1974.[link.springer.com] During this period, there is complete absence of reflex and autonomic activity below the level of the injury with flaccid paralysis.[casemed.case.edu]

  • Myelitis

    Enteroviral infections can cause acute flaccid paralysis secondary to anterior myelitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hello, Juliet, Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) is one of the degenerative diseases of the nervous system.[medhelp.org] The polio vaccination records were only available for 149 of the 554 acute flaccid paralysis patients during that outbreak.[inquisitr.com]

  • Spinal Cord Compression

    paralysis in the area supplied with nerves from the injured segment and spastic paralysis in the parts supplied by the cord segments caudal to the injury.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Examination revealed functional upper extremities with spastic paraplegia of bilateral lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The cord symptoms were often noted to progress rapidly to a flaccid paraplegia, although a slowly progressive spastic paraplegia could occur.[medlink.com]

  • Erb Duchenne Palsy

    paralysis of the voluntary muscles. periodic paralysis 1. any of various diseases characterized by episodic flaccid paralysis or muscular weakness. progressive bulbar paralysis[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Lower plexus and total plexus injuries (often signified by flaccid paralysis of an entire arm, or diaphragmatic injury, or Horner’s syndrome) have worse prognoses.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] The result is a flaccid (floppy) paralysis of the hand that is often associated with Horner syndrome. What are the causes?[contact.org.uk]

  • Reye Syndrome

    paralysis, their pupils become unresponsive and respiratory arrest will occur which eventually results in death There are 5 stage of the disease: Effect on the brain: Alters[prezi.com] […] paraparesis Systemic atrophies primarily affecting the CNS Huntington's Spinocerebellar ataxia ( Friedreich's ataxia , Ataxia telangiectasia , Hereditary spastic paraplegia[wikidoc.org] Unrousable, flaccid paralysis, seizures, absent tendon reflexes, unresponsive pupils, respiratory arrest. 6.[patient.info]

  • Spinal Tuberculosis

    paralysis, severe flexor spasm, and bowel-bladder involvement.[jss.amegroups.com] Tuberculosis of the spine is a preventable and treatable cause of spastic paraplegia.[rxpgonline.com] , uncontrolled spasticity, painful paraplegia, spinal tumor syndrome, and instability confirmed by image.[scielo.br]

  • Hematomyelia

    The patient was vitally stable but in flaccid paralysis till the discharge date and he was under antibiotic coverage along with steroids.[sjmms.net] Ischemic myelopathy often presents with flaccid paralysis below the level of injury along with hyporeflexia and reduced rectal tone.[now.aapmr.org] paralysis, absent deep tendon reflexes Sympathetic interruption Diagnosis/Evaluation Children with spinal cord trauma must be evaluated and recognized promptly.[ahcmedia.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    […] in children, called acute flaccid myelitis.[brainandlife.org] The most common form of autosomal recessive hereditary spastic paraplegia is caused by mutations in the SPG11/KIAA1840 gene on chromosome 15q.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pathogenic mutations in the KIF5A-SPG10 gene, encoding the kinesin HC5A, can be associated with autosomal dominant hereditary spastic paraplegia (ADHSP).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adult Spinal Muscular Atrophy

    The examination may show all the characteristic findings of a lower motor neuron disease, namely absent/decreased reflexes, hypotonia, flaccid paralysis and muscle fasciculations[symptoma.com] paraplegia G11.8 Other hereditary ataxias G11.9 Hereditary ataxia, unspecified G12 Spinal muscular atrophy and related syndromes G12.0 Infantile spinal muscular atrophy,[icd10data.com] Congenital nonprogressive ataxia G11.1 Early-onset cerebellar ataxia G11.2 Late-onset cerebellar ataxia G11.3 Cerebellar ataxia with defective DNA repair G11.4 Hereditary spastic[icd10data.com]

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