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222 Possible Causes for Foot Drop, Guillain-Barré Syndrome

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    syndrome.[] CASE REPORT: A 47-yr-old female hyperbaric technician developed foot drop 2 d following her last hyperbaric exposure.[] This leads to a condition called " foot drop ," in which it becomes difficult to lift the foot.[]

  • Tick Paralysis

    However, the weakness seen in tick paralysis progresses more quickly than what is generally seen in Guillain-Barré's syndrome and the protein concentration is not elevated[] He had bilateral foot drop and slight weakness in multiple muscles, none different from his baseline.[] The clinical manifestations range from mild or nonspecific symptoms to manifestations similar to Guillain-Barré syndrome, bulbar involvement, and death in 10% of the patients[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Who gets GuillainBarré syndrome? Anyone, at any age, is susceptible to Guillain- Barré syndrome.[] However many have mild, residual effects such as foot drop or abnormal sensation for more than two years. Persistent fatigue and pain may be problematic.[] How is Guillain-Barré syndrome diagnosed?[]

  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy

    OBJECTIVE: Multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN) and the Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) are immune-mediated motor neuropathies with antibodies against the ganglioside GM1.[] Clinically, it is characterized by slowly progressive asymmetrical predominantly distal weakness; unilateral wrist drop, grip weakness, and foot drop are the commonest initial[] The clinical picture and course of time of the illness allowed the diagnosis of a Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS).[]

  • Mononeuritis Multiplex

    Abstract Although typhoid fever can frequently lead to such neurological manifestations as confusion, delirium, and encephalopathy, Guillain-Barré syndrome, aphasia and mononeuritis[] Mononeuritis multiplex is a peripheral sensorimotor neuropathy usually producing foot or wrist drop, commonly associated with necrotizing arteritis of small and medium-sized[] […] peripheral blood CD4( ) T cells of 14 patients with mononeuritis multiplex (MNM), 12 patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), 10 patients with Guillain-Barré[]

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy

    Signoret , Acute or subacute alcoholic neuropathy mimicking Guillain-Barré syndrome , Journal of the Neurological Sciences , 97 , 2-3 , (195) , (1990) . Björn U. C.[] Foot braces may also be helpful if you have problems with foot drop. If you have weakness in your arms, a wrist splint may be helpful.[] Polyneuropathy in diseases classified elsewhere G64 Other disorders of peripheral nervous system G65 Sequelae of inflammatory and toxic polyneuropathies G65.0 Sequelae of Guillain-Barré[]

  • Familial Progressive Polyneuropathy

    Neuropathies with a relapsing and remitting course include Guillain-Barré syndrome.[] Foot drop (foot can't be picked up or held horizontal) Progressive deformity of leg ("inverted champagne bottle") or foot (abnormally high arched feet, flat feet, hammer toes[] Patients can also suffer from high arched feet, hammer toes, foot drop, foot deformities, and scoliosis.[]

  • Peripheral Motor Neuropathy

    Neuropathies with a relapsing and remitting course include Guillain-Barré syndrome.[] drop – difficulty lifting up the front part of your foot and toes, particularly noticeable when walking Autonomic neuropathy Damage to the autonomic nerves can result in[] Symptoms Signs Paresthesias (57% of patients) 3 Initially in fingers, followed by feet Impaired vibration sense Proprioception is spared Wrist and footdrop” 6 Neuritic pain[]

  • Lumbosacral Plexus Disorder

    Sarcoidosis presenting with an acute Guillain-Barré syndrome. Postgrad Med J 1989;65:765-7. 2. Said G. Sarcoidosis of the peripheral nervous system.[] […] hallucis longus), which are innervated by the deep peroneal nerve, foot drop occurs.[] Toxins (metals) Motor More than Sensory Acute motor axonal neuropathy syndrome Diphtheria Guillain-Barré syndrome Porphyria Toxins (dapsone, vincristine) Sensory Human immunodeficiency[]

  • Sciatic Neuropathy

    Some of the most common include: Disease processes, such as diabetes , lupus, Friedreich's ataxia, Guillain-Barré syndrome, Sjögren's syndrome, Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome[] drop is not an uncommon presentation of motor neurone disease. b) If weak ankle dorsiflexion and foot eversion, but strong ankle plantarflexion and foot inversion; numb dorsum[] Other causes include: autoimmune conditions and infections, including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, herpes, syphilis, Lyme disease, Guillain-Barré syndrome[]

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