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104 Possible Causes for Flaccid Paralysis of the Lower Extremity, Unable to Make a Fist

  • Radiculomyelopathy

    Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com]

  • Myelopathy

    Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com]

  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome

    Postoperative neurologic examination disclosed flaccid paralysis of the lower extremities and sphincter incontinence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anterior spinal artery syndrome manifests as flaccid paralysis of the lower extremities and bowel and bladder dysfunction with sparing of proprioception and sensation, due[openanesthesia.org]

    Missing: Unable to Make a Fist
  • Tick Paralysis

    The clinical presentation appears as typical ascending flaccid paralysis.[cvbd.org] After aprodromal phase (paraesthesias, restlessness, irritaility, fatigue, and myalgias) neurological symptoms will start with paralysis of the lower extremities.[cvbd.org]

    Missing: Unable to Make a Fist
  • Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis

    We herein report a 25-yr-old Korean man who suffered from flaccid paralysis of the lower extremities and numbness of hands.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of his lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In both cases, the physical examination revealed an enlarged thyroid gland and symmetrical flaccid paralysis with areflexia of lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Unable to Make a Fist
  • Meningomyelocele

    Children with the less common thoracic lesions, have flaccid paralysis of lower extremities with variable weakness in abdominal and trunk musculature.[hawaii.edu] Children with high lumbar lesions (L1, L2) have flaccid paralysis of knees and ankles and may walk with extensive braces and crutches.[hawaii.edu]

    Missing: Unable to Make a Fist
  • Periodic Paralysis

    We herein report a 25-yr-old Korean man who suffered from flaccid paralysis of the lower extremities and numbness of hands.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of his lower extremities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis is an uncommon thyroid emergency that is associated with electrolyte disturbances and a progressive flaccid paralysis of lower and upper extremities[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Unable to Make a Fist
  • Spinal Cord Infarction

    Within minutes of the injection, the patient developed bilateral lower extremity weakness, which progressed to flaccid paralysis. Fig 1.[ajnr.org] In addition, her lower extremities were flaccid.[jaclinicalreports.springeropen.com] However, the patient developed paralysis and a loss of touch, temperature, pinprick, and vibration sensations below the T5 level.[jaclinicalreports.springeropen.com]

    Missing: Unable to Make a Fist
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    We reported a case of an adult that presented Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) after bacterial meningitis which was secondary to chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM). To our knowledge, this is the first case involving an adult presenting with GBS following bacterial meningitis. A 46-year man with type 2 diabetes and[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Unable to Make a Fist
  • Spinal Cord Injury

    Symptomatology involved in spinal cord injury greatly depends on the level of injury. Usually there is a loss of sensation and weakness below the level of the injury. Severity of symptoms may also depend on the completeness or incompleteness of the spinal cord injury. In general, spinal cord injuries occurring at[…][symptoma.com]

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