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161 Possible Causes for Heel-Shin Test Abnormal, Positive Romberg Sign

  • Tabes Dorsalis

    Romberg's sign. 05:36 And as you know, a positive Romberg is a measure of how the posterior columns are working. 05:45 So you have the patient stand with feet together, hands[lecturio.com] The Romberg sign was positive and the gait was ataxic and high stepping.[ijstd.org] Romberg's test was positive. Gait was ataxic and of the stamping type. There were no cerebellar signs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    , lack of coordination and muscle coordination (ataxia), impaired fine finger movement, positive Babinski’s and Romberg’s signs, light-headedness, altered vision (diplopia[innvista.com] […] neurologic effects may include neuritis, weakness in the extremities, peripheral numbness and paresthesias (an abnormal sensation like tingling or burning), disturbed sense of position[innvista.com]

    Missing: Heel-Shin Test Abnormal
  • Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord

    ; and a positive Romberg test.[em-consulte.com] Older age, sensory deficits, anemia, positive Romberg and Babinski signs are negatively correlated with complete resolution.[em-consulte.com] Considering his multiple negative correlates, including a longer duration of illness, pernicious anemia, sensory deficits, positive Babinski sign and positive Romberg, a complete[em-consulte.com]

    Missing: Heel-Shin Test Abnormal
  • High Altitude Cerebral Edema

    Pichler Hefti, Jacqueline, Philipp Hoigné-Perret, and Raimund Kottke. Extensive microhemorrhages of the cerebellar peduncles after high-altitude cerebral edema. High Alt Med Biol. 18:182-184, 2017.-Neuromagnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of subjects who suffered from high-altitude cerebral edema (HACE) typically shows[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Positive Romberg Sign
  • Ataxia

    Other impairments on the neurologic exam that may raise suspicion for a cerebellar disorder include: impaired heel-shin test, impaired finger-nose-finger test (dysmetria),[mdedge.com] In addition, subjects with sensory ataxia will have a positive Romberg sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An unstable stance - Romberg's sign .[mult-sclerosis.org]

  • Primary Orthostatic Tremor

    This assumption was further supported by a positive Romberg’s sign, i.e., an aggravated balance disequilibrium in patients with OT while standing with eyes closed 13.[nature.com] […] lesion; abnormal finger-to-nose test; imbalance; abnormal heel-to-shin test; hypotonia Head computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging Treat underlying cause, deep[aafp.org] The Romberg and Fukuda manoeuvres were normal. Tandem gait was normal. A neurological examination confirmed the absence of associated neurological signs.[elsevier.es]

  • Pyramidal Tract Disorder

    There was no dysmetria on the finger-to-nose test; however, the heel-to-shin test was impaired due to proprioceptive loss.[jmg.bmj.com] The patient was unable to take more than two steps on his own and had a positive Romberg sign.[jmg.bmj.com] The heel-to-shin test was very impaired due to proprioceptive loss, although there was no dysmetria on the finger-to-nose test.[jmg.bmj.com]

  • Cerebellar Mass Lesion

    Positive signs?[quizlet.com] Manifests as dysmetria / dysrhythmia Dysmetria over/undershoot of a limb during movement TOWARD a target (unable to complete finger-nose-finger, heel to shin), Dysrhythmia[quizlet.com] […] uncoordinated muscle movements problems with speed, range, force, timing Vermian lesion trunkal ataxia walk like drunk, Romberg test (stand straight feet together and close[quizlet.com]

  • Anemia

    A Romberg sign is commonly found. The gait may be wide based. On presentation, 50% of patients have absent ankle reflexes with relative hyperreflexia at the knees.[web.archive.org] Early in the course, poor joint position and vibration sense predominate. Typically, the legs are affected before the arms. Rarely are all limbs affected simultaneously.[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Heel-Shin Test Abnormal
  • Obturator Hernia

    We present a typical case of obturator hernia with positive Howship-Romberg sign and Hannington-Kiff sign. The diagnosis was confirmed by spiral CT preoperatively.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the presence of bowel obstruction coupled with a positive Howship-Romberg sign, an obturator hernia must be considered.[casereports.bmj.com] The most specific finding is a positive Howship-Romberg sign.[gpnotebook.co.uk]

    Missing: Heel-Shin Test Abnormal

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