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869 Possible Causes for Hand Paralysis

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    We present three patients with a clinical course and cerebrospinal fluid findings consistent with a diagnosis of primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS). Extensive and repeated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations showed only diffuse abnormality in brain and spinal cord, but no focal lesions. We propose[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    However, progressive muscle weakness and paralysis are universally experienced.[alsa.org] Others affect a hand or foot first or affect them most severely. Long-lasting paralysis can lead to permanent shortening of muscles (contractures).[merckmanuals.com] Often symptoms begin in the hands and feet, then travel inward toward the center of the body. One side is usually more affected than the other.[caregiver.org]

  • Brachial Plexus Neuropathy

    On the other hand, pseudo-paralysis or apparent weakness of a limb associated with septic arthritis or osteomyelitis is a well-documented phenomenon Case Report: We describe[revistas.rcaap.pt] RIBP ultimately progresses from onset of hand paralysis to full limb paralysis in a range of 0.2 to 5 years. 11 The best approach to minimize the risk of RIBP is to limit[appliedradiology.com] Less recovery than upper plexus lesions Other Pure lower trunk lesions: Tendon reflexes normal Klumpke paralysis: Wasted & weak medial forearm & hand NCV: Nerves commonly[neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system and is one of the main causes of disability in young adults. Alemtuzumab is a humanized monoclonal anti CD52 antibody approved for active relapsing-remitting (RR) multiple sclerosis (MS) exerting its strong clinical efficacy[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Ganglion Cyst

    A 57-year-old woman presented with occasional pain, numbness and paralysis in her left hand and a palpable, painless mass in the ulnar side of her left elbow.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient experienced an evident release of pain in her hand, but symptoms of numbness and paralysis recurred 3 months later which greatly bothered the patient's daily life[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Coxsackievirus Infection

    , hand, foot and mouth disease Group B: Aseptic meningitis, encephalitis, paralysis, myocarditis, pneumonia Transmission Mode Fecal-Oral: Person-to-person contact; waterborne[microchemlab.com] Coxsackievirus group A associated conditions: hand-foot-and-mouth disease, herpangina, acute lymphatic or nodular pharyngitis, aseptic meningitis, paralysis, exanthema, hand-foot-and-mouth[canada.ca] (hand, foot and mouth disease), etc.[md-health.com]

  • Erb Duchenne Palsy

    Lack of feeling in arm or hand Little control of arm or hand movement No use of shoulder or elbow, but use of hands Paralysis of arm Decreased grip in one hand Numbness in[aitkenlaw.com] No feeling, paralysis or inability to control their arm or hand Facial paralysis Difficulty crawling or sitting at an advanced age If you have a child that has been diagnosed[demarcotriscaro.com] […] affected arm Impaired circulation in affected arm Fingers and hand hanging limp Facial paralysis on one side Inability to sit up unassisted Inability to crawl Erb’s Palsy[aitkenlaw.com]

  • Neuropathy

    May be iatrogenic following humeral fracture treatment. [ 2 ] Claw hand deformity may be seen if there is complete paralysis in the fourth and fifth fingers with wasting and[patient.info] (sensory ataxia) Motor neuropathy Symptoms of motor neuropathy can include: twitching and muscle cramps muscle weakness or paralysis affecting one or more muscles thinning[nhs.uk] […] weakness of small muscles of the hand.[patient.info]

  • Lumbar Disk Herniation

    Paralysis in arms, hands, trunk and legs. Will not be able to drive a car on their own. Ability to speak is sometimes impaired or reduced.[disabled-world.com] Injuries below the T1 vertebra affect the legs and trunk below the injury, but usually do not affect the arms and hands. Paralysis of the legs is called paraplegia.[disabled-world.com]

  • Cholelithiasis

    Clinical Manifestations Abdominal pain Cold extremities Numb hands and feet Generalized body aches Paralysis of the extremities Induration and swelling of the scrotum Hypersalivation[americandragon.com]

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