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11 Possible Causes for Grip Strength Decreased, Long Tract Signs

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    tract signs and symptoms; 3) a combined syndrome – which includes both root and long tract signs and symptoms and is the commonest form; 4) a vascular syndrome – may not[] Clinical manifestations The clinical definition of a myelopathy is the presence of long tract signs, which are the result of the spinal afferent or efferent (pyramidal) nerve[] 1) lateral or radicular syndrome – where nerve root symptoms (radicular pain or neurological deficits) predominate; 2) medial or myelopathic syndrome – characterized by long[]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    Grip strength demonstrated a 465% increase on the right upper extremity and a 25% increase on the left upper extremity.[] This case highlights the need to look for long tract signs of physical exam to explore possible causes of cervical myelopathy to account for weakness in the legs, which cannot[] […] sensory deficits - may be the least advanced form of the disease; - Brachialgia and cord syndrome: radicular pain in the upper extremity along with motor and/or sensory long-tract[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is one of the most common forms of motor neuron diseases. It is also known as “Lou Gehrig's disease”, after a well-known baseball player in New York. The hallmark of the disease is a mixed upper and lower motor neuropathy that is progressive over time. The upper motor signs[…][]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor

    Although venous air embolism (VAE) in neurological surgery is mainly associated with posterior fossa procedures, this complication may also occur, with comparable severity, in the posterior cervical spine approach in patients who are semi-sitting. We report a patient with a massive VAE that occurred in the[…][]

  • Cervical Cord Compression

    Loss of motor strength, sensory changes, wasting of the intrinsic muscles of the hand , and spasticity may dramatically decrease upper extremity function and the condition[] Both the Chiari I and cervical compression groups had long tract signs evident on clinical neurological examination.[] tract signs, ambulatory Class IIIB Objective weakness, long tract signs, non-ambulatory Japanese Orthopaedic Association Classification A point scoring system (17 total)[]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

    This could be caused by (i) decreased strength, (ii) triceps brachii paralysis which disrupts normal agonist–antagonist co-contractions, (iii) accuracy preservation at movement[] The prolonged transport phase ensures correct hand placement while the grasping relies on wrist extension eliciting either whole hand or lateral grip.[]

  • Spondylitic Aortitis

    Strength Decreased, Groin Pain, Growth Accelerated, Growth Retardation, Guillain-Barre Syndrome , Gun Shot Wound, Gynaecomastia, Haemangioma, Haemarthrosis, Haematemesis,[] Although resuscitated, he was severely dement- ed and showed complex, evolving, long tract signs before his death three weeks later. Pathdoglc Report.[] Haemoglobin Increased, Goitre, Gout, Graft Complication, Graft Infection, Graft Versus Host Disease, Grand Mal Convulsion, Grandiosity, Granulocytosis, Granuloma, Grimacing, Grip[]

  • Cervical Radiculitis

    Appellant also had decreased strength with gripping and elbow flexion and diffuse tenderness through the parathoracic spine, left side worse than right. Dr.[] Fortunately, she does not have overt myelopathy (long tract signs), but was found to have a positive Hoffmann's signs.[] In addition, refer patients with a progressive neurologic deficit or long tract signs to a spine surgeon.[]

  • Fetal Akinesia - Cerebral and Retinal Hemorrhage Syndrome

    , Granulocytopenia, Granuloma, Gravitational Oedema, Grimacing, Grip Strength Decreased, Groin Abscess, Groin Infection, Groin Pain, Growth Retardation, Grunting, Guillain-Barre[] ” ipsilateral cranial nerve signs and contralateral long-tract signs : implies lesion of the brainstem ; sometimes used synonymously with dissociated sensory deficits due[] , Glycosylated Haemoglobin Increased, Goitre, Gonorrhoea, Gout, Grand Mal Convulsion, Grandiosity, Granulocyte Count Decreased, Granulocyte Count Increased, Granulocytes Abnormal[]

  • Mild Mononeuropathy of the Median Nerve

    No measurements as grip or pinch force were taken in spite of the fact that some studies support a grip strength decreased by 19–25% when the wrist is splinted [ 19 ].[] ” ipsilateral cranial nerve signs and contralateral long-tract signs : implies lesion of the brainstem ; sometimes used synonymously with dissociated sensory deficits due[] As most of the intrinsic hand muscles are ulnar innervated, weakness of these muscles leads to loss of dexterity and to decreased grip and pinch strength.[]

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