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123 Possible Causes for Flail Arm

  • Hemiballismus

    In Hemiballismus there’s a sudden wild flailing of one arm /- the ipsilateral leg. What is the characteristic lesion seen in hemiballismus?[usmlefasttrack.com] He described his arm shooting up to the level of the shoulder and flailing up and down in an arc between his waist and his head.[mdsabstracts.org] He also developed choreiform and flailing movements of the left arm and leg in addition to dystonic left arm posturing behind his back.[mdsabstracts.com]

  • Rheumatic Chorea

    Abstract Two unrelated patients with a family history of rheumatic fever had isolated, acquired chorea. Both index cases, as well as affected family members, had increased expression of the rheumatic B-cell alloantigen D8/17. This test may help differentiate Sydenham chorea from lupus chorea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    We sought to define the significance of brachial amyotrophic diplegia (flail arm syndrome [FA]) and the pseudopolyneuritic variant (flail leg syndrome [FL]) of amyotrophic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; brachial amyotrophic diplegia; cytoplasmic vacuole; flail arm syndrome; motor neuron disease[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cases were classified according to established ALS phenotypes: classic, bulbar, flail arm, flail leg, pyramidal, respiratory, pure lower motor neuron (PLMN) and pure upper[doi.org]

  • Catatonic Schizophrenia

    These motor activities — such as frenzied pacing, turning around in circles, flailing arms or making loud noises — appear to have no purpose or motivating factors.[knowyourdisease.com] They may flail arms, pace back and forth, make loud noises, and engage in a variety of nonsensical movements.[mentalhealthdaily.com] For example, if a person's arm is moved into a certain position, it will stay there for some time. Excessive mobility.[knowyourdisease.com]

  • Progressive Muscular Atrophy

    "Natural history and clinical features of the flail arm and flail leg ALS variants". Neurology. 72 (12): 1087–1094. doi : 10.1212/01.wnl.0000345041.83406.a2.[en.wikipedia.org] The flail-limb variants are characterised by neurogenic weakness confined to the proximal upper limbs (flail-arm, at least for 24 months) or lower limbs (flail-leg, confined[acnr.co.uk] Arm ALS; Progressive Muscular Atrophy; Monomelic Amyotrophy; Motor Neuron Disease; Asymptomatic ALS Gene Carriers; Healthy Controls Intervention : Sponsors : Johns Hopkins[treat-nmd.eu]

  • Monomelic Amyotrophy

    Natural history and clinical features of the flail arm and flail leg ALS variants. Neurology 2009; 72(12): 1087-94. Eisen A, Swash M. Clinical neurophysiology of ALS.[new.medigraphic.com] People with other motor neuron diseases and healthy controls will be included as comparisons Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Primary Lateral Sclerosis Flail Arm ALS Progressive[clinicaltrials.gov] . • VS a form of ALS ‘brachial amyotrophic diplegia’ ‘flail arm syndrome’ ‘man in barrel syndrome’-older age, predominant c5-6 involvement, overt fasciculations, gradual appearance[slideshare.net]

  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

    Examples include talking, yelling, punching, kicking, sitting, jumping out of bed, flailing arms about, and grabbing nearby objects, including the bed partner.[link.springer.com] Dream-enacting behaviors include sleep talking, yelling, punching, kicking, sitting, jumping from bed, arm flailing, and grabbing.[hoag.org] Dream-enacting behaviors include talking, yelling, punching, kicking, sitting, jumping from bed, arm flailing, and grabbing.[webmd.com]

  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    The flail-limb variants are characterised by neurogenic weakness confined to the proximal upper limbs (flail-arm, at least for 24 months) or lower limbs (flail-leg, confined[acnr.co.uk] PMA may begin in the arms (flail arm type) or the legs (flail leg type). 4.[mndnsw.asn.au] PMA may begin in the arms (flailarm type) or the legs (flail leg type). 4.[mndcare.net.au]

  • Parasomnia

    Patients may kick, punch, grab, flail their arms, or jump out of bed, often causing injury to their bed partner.[hackensacksleep.com] If you find yourself flailing your arms and legs while asleep — or if your partner informs you in the morning that you kicked them in the shins again last night — try speaking[bustle.com] Dream-enacting behaviors include talking, yelling, punching, kicking, sitting, jumping from bed, arm flailing, and grabbing.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome

    arm syndrome Dinesh C.[neurologyindia.com] Tania Aparecida Marchiori de Oliveira Cardoso,Wendy Caroline de Souza Costa França Radiologia Brasileira. 2016; 49(3): 199 3 Owlæs eye sign: A rare neuroimaging finding in flail[neurologyindia.com]

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