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10 Possible Causes for Increased Patellar Tendon Reflex, Unable to Stand

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    For those who are comfortable while standing, special standing apparatus of work equipment may be considered.[boneandspine.com] The study was carried out on acute SCI patients who were unable to walk without any physical assistance and both groups had the same amount of training.[doi.org] The patient is unable to do elevation activities as hip and knee are locked and all the elevation activities must be accomplished by pure push-up in the shoulder girdle.[boneandspine.com]

  • Myelitis

    BACKGROUND: HHV7 reactivation has been occasionally reported as a cause of encephalitis or myelitis in transplant recipients, but to our knowledge it has never been associated with neurological disease in HIV-infected patients. We report a case of acute myelitis in an HIV-infected patient, with sustained HHV-7 DNA[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Paraplegia

    All individuals were unable to stand or walk independently or voluntarily move their lower extremities after their injuries.[neurologyreviews.com] The definition of success pertaining to mortality and SCI will be assessed 30 days after TAAA repair, and ‘substantial SCI’ means that the patient is unable to stand without[bmjopen.bmj.com] At the start of the current study, the second person to receive implantation was unable to move or experience any sensation below the point of injury.[neurologyreviews.com]

  • Subacute Transverse Myelitis

    Cytomegalovirus-related transverse myelitis in an immunocompetent host: a subacute onset of an immune-mediated disease? Xavier Merchan-del Hierro 1, Alexandra Halalau 2 1 Department of Neurology, Hospital Jose Carrasco Artega, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador 2 Internal Medicine Department, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak,[…][casereports.bmj.com]

  • Acute Transverse Myelitis

    By the following day the weakness had progressed to a flaccid paraparesis of both lower limbs and she was unable to support herself in a standing position.[kjim.org]

  • Spinal Cord Infarction

    Paraplegia caused by a spinal cord infarction (SCI) is a devastating perioperative complication, most often associated with aortic and spine surgery. We present two other clinical scenarios in which perioperative SCI may occur. They happened during surgical procedures performed with epidural anesthesia, in the[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    I was unable to stand or walk properly for three months. I was using a wheel chair for abit, and then to a cane.[forums.mtbr.com]

  • Spinal Cord Lesion

    Review Questions: Case 3Following surgical repair of a knife wound the patient is unable to stand or walk becausehe is unable to move or bear weight on his right leg.[slideshare.net] For those who are comfortable while standing, special standing apparatus of work equipment may be considered.[boneandspine.com] The patient is unable to do elevation activities as hip and knee are locked and all the elevation activities must be accomplished by pure push-up in the shoulder girdle.[boneandspine.com]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Encourage the client to increase the intake of bananas D. Initiate seizure precautions 6. A. Absent patellar reflex B. Diarrhea C. Premature ventricular contractions D.[proprofs.com] Immediately prior to hospital admission he was unable to stand unaided.[pmj.bmj.com] Increase in blood pressure 7. A. Assess for depressed deep tendon reflexes B. Call the physician to report calcium level C.[proprofs.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Spasticity is evident in the upper limbs by increased tone and a supinator 'catch', and in the lower limbs with a patellar 'catch' and clonus together with hypertonia.[doi.org] Inability to maintain balance in a standing position means that you are unable to maintain an upright position while standing or walking without the assistance of another[ssa.gov] Children may be able to sit but are unable to stand or walk unaided, and may have respiratory difficulties. The progression of disease is variable.[web.archive.org]

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