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5 Possible Causes for Grasp Reflex in Adults

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Ann Neurol. 2017 Aug;82(2):311-314. doi: 10.1002/ana.24999. Epub 2017 Aug 9. Author information 1 Institute of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences, Medical Research Council Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom. 2 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral[…][]

  • Multi-Infarct Dementia

    Abstract 1. Initial clinical trials in approximately 200 patients with dementias of diverse etiology suggested that oxiracetam, a structural analogue of the nootropic piracetam, was of some benefit in the treatment of cognitive dysfunction. 2. Because previous studies had not specifically examined the effects of[…][]

  • Frontal Lobe Neoplasm

    A frontal lobe neoplasm might present with an array of symptoms that are collectively included in the "frontal lobe syndrome". Personality and abrupt emotional changes (aggression, apathy, impulsive behavior), and an overall decline of the functions for which the frontal lobe is crucial - planning, judgment, attention,[…][]

  • Pellagra

    Abstract A 47-year-old woman with seronegative polyarthritis, diarrhea, and photosensitivity dermatitis was found to have Crohn's disease and pellagra. The presence of high values of 5-hydroxyindolacetic acid in the urine began the exhaustive investigations and finally enterotomy. No mass lesion was found.[…][]

  • Hydrocephalus

    Variable difficulty in walking, sucking and grasping reflexes in adults may occur.[] Patients with NPH may exhibit increased reflexes and Babinski response in one or both feet.[] Papilledema, failure of upward gaze, unsteady gait, large head, sixth nerve palsy and Macewen sign may be observed in examination of children and adults.[]

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