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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[] Initially, patients have a spastic paraplegia which progresses to flaccidity, loss of sphincter control and ascending sensory level.[] paralysis, often ascending, loss of sphincter control, and progressive sensory loss.[]

  • Spinal Cord Transection

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

  • Myelitis

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

  • 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.[] Examination revealed functional upper extremities with spastic paraplegia of bilateral lower extremities.[] The cord symptoms were often noted to progress rapidly to a flaccid paraplegia, although a slowly progressive spastic paraplegia could occur.[]

  • 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[] 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.[] The result is a flaccid (floppy) paralysis of the hand that is often associated with Horner syndrome. What are the causes?[]

  • 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[] […] paraparesis Systemic atrophies primarily affecting the CNS Huntington's Spinocerebellar ataxia ( Friedreich's ataxia , Ataxia telangiectasia , Hereditary spastic paraplegia[] Unrousable, flaccid paralysis, seizures, absent tendon reflexes, unresponsive pupils, respiratory arrest. 6.[]

  • Spinal Tuberculosis

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

  • Hematomyelia

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

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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

  • 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[] paraplegia G11.8 Other hereditary ataxias G11.9 Hereditary ataxia, unspecified G12 Spinal muscular atrophy and related syndromes G12.0 Infantile spinal muscular atrophy,[] 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[]

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