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23 Possible Causes for Hyporeflexia (Later), Quadriceps Muscle Weakness

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  • Motor Neuron Disease

    , hyperreflexia and atrophy in later stages of disease, but fasciculations are absent.[symptoma.com] […] of deep finger flexors and the quadriceps femoris with typical rimmed vacuoles on muscle biopsy Postpolio syndrome (PPS) Monomeric amyotrophy (also known as Hirayama disease[emedicine.medscape.com] In the setting of LMN damage, hyporeflexia, atrophy, decreased muscle tone and fasciculations develop, while diseases that affect UMNs cause spasticity, increased muscle tone[symptoma.com]

  • Sciatica

    […] nerve and lumbosacral nerve roots Etiology Injury, prolapse of intervertebral disk, tumors, sciatic nerve irritation or inflammation Clinical Hyporeflexia, paresthesias,[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] A neurological examination showed paresis of the right quadriceps, tibial and sural muscles, increased bilateral knee and ankle reflexes and positive Babinski sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Also called sciatic neuritis. sciatica Neurology Lumbosacral pain that radiates down the posterior thigh and lateral leg into the foot, caused by compression of the sciatic[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Radiculopathy

    […] followed later by hyperreflexia Sphincter dysfunction Diagnosis Neuroimaging Sometimes electrodiagnostic tests Radicular symptoms require MRI or CT of the affected area.[merckmanuals.com] […] in quadriceps muscle; and so on.[encyclopedia.com] Proximal muscles, in particular quadriceps, tend to be affected first and most conspicuously, but the majority of patients also develop distal and bilateral symptoms.[neurospine.wordpress.com]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 26

    […] and ankles  Weakness is most notable at the iliopsoas, tibialis anterior, hamstring muscles  difficulty in walking, decreased vibratory sense at the ankles, and paresthesia[slideshare.net] Upper extremity muscle tone and strength are normal. In the lower extremities, muscle tone is increased at the hamstrings, quadriceps and ankles.[en.wikipedia.org] Muscle weakness when present is seen in iliopsoas, tibialis anterior and, to a lesser extent, the hamstrings.[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Ptosis

    Three days later, contralateral ptosis was observed, associated with areflexia and worsened ataxia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is early weakness and atrophy of forearms and quadriceps and a third of patients also have mild facial weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Initial neurological examination revealed left eyelid ptosis, hyporeflexia, positive Romberg sign, and ataxia. The ice pack test was negative.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Babinski's sign positive) Flexor ( normal; Babinski's sign negative) Extraneous muscle activity No fasciculations/fibrillations Fasciculations and fibrillations amyotrophic lateral[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Lightweight ankle-foot orthoses can be provided to minimize foot drop and stabilize weak quadriceps muscles to prevent falls. [6] The physical therapist should also emphasize[emedicine.com] ; bulbar symptoms; sometimes respiratory muscle weakness Characteristic wasting and weakness of deep finger flexors and quadriceps femoris; EMG evidence of myopathy; muscle[doi.org]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    […] reaffirmed.5,6 The criteria were devised to enable nonneurologists to recognize GBS and were intentionally restrictive, requiring the presence of universal limb areflexia or hyporeflexia[vdocuments.net] Strength was 4/5 iniliopsoas and quadriceps muscles. Gadolinium-enhanced brain and spinal magnetic resonanceimaging (MRI) excluded metastases.[dokumen.tips] […] impairedmentation.4Clinical diagnostic criteria for GBS were introduced in 1978 following an increase in incidence after the swine flu vaccination programme, and these criteria were later[vdocuments.net]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease due to Phosphoglycerate Mutase Deficiency

    Muscle atrophy appears early and is accompanied by hyporeflexia.[euroformhealthcare.biz] He first presented at age 43 years with pain and weakness of the quadriceps muscle. Creatine kinase was mildly elevated.[bio2rdf.org] weakness Other Ptosis (23%): Normal EOM; May be asymmetric Bulbar (28%) Relatively spared: Quadriceps; Distal muscles Disease course: Progression 30 Slow, over years Severity[neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 18

    (AHC) Later - CST involvement with brisk reflexes in the legs, spasticity, and weakness May occur as a late sequelae to trauma Can see in association with Arnold Chiari malformation[slideplayer.com] […] and ankles  Weakness is most notable at the iliopsoas, tibialis anterior, hamstring muscles  difficulty in walking, decreased vibratory sense at the ankles, and paresthesia[slideshare.net] Upper extremity muscle tone and strength are normal. In the lower extremities, muscle tone is increased at the hamstrings, quadriceps and ankles.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 14

    (AHC) Later - CST involvement with brisk reflexes in the legs, spasticity, and weakness May occur as a late sequelae to trauma Can see in association with Arnold Chiari malformation[slideplayer.com] […] and ankles  Weakness is most notable at the iliopsoas , tibialis anterior, hamstring muscles  difficulty in walking, decreased vibratory sense at the ankles, and paresthesia[slideshare.net] Upper extremity muscle tone and strength are normal. In the lower extremities, muscle tone is increased at the hamstrings, quadriceps and ankles.[en.wikipedia.org]

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