Possible Causes for Lhermitte's Sign in USA

  • Multiple Sclerosis
    Cerebellar Sign Lhermitte's Sign

    Uhthoff's phenomenon, a worsening of symptoms due to exposure to higher than usual temperatures, and Lhermitte's sign, an electrical sensation that runs down the back when … [1]

  • Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord
    Lhermitte's Sign

    Subacute combined degeneration of spinal cord may develop as a consequence of deficient nutrition and is characterized by progressive demyelination of the dorsal and lateral columns of the spinal cord. Patients suffering from SCD present with neurological symptoms arising from progressive demyelination of the…[2]

  • Narrow Cervical Spinal Canal
    Lhermitte's Sign
  • Cervical Spondylosis
    Lhermitte's Sign

    Cervical Spondylosis is a condition in which abnormal deterioration of the cervical cartilages and vertebrae causes chronic neck pain. It is usually the result of prior a damage to the neck, including work or life-style activities, although its occurrence is affected by genetic factors because some families show…[3]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
    Cerebellar Sign Lhermitte's Sign

    Primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) is one of the subtypes of multiple sclerosis (MS) distinguished by a slow and irreversible course of myelopathy and overall neurological decline. Contrary to other MS forms, significant female predilection is not observed. Spastic paraparesis and progressive ataxia are…[4]

  • Pernicious Anemia
    Lhermitte's Sign

    Pernicious anemia (Biermer's anemia, Addison's anemia) is a type of megaloblastic anemia, due to an inability to absorb vitamin B12 (cobalamin). Common symptoms include fatigue, irritability, confusion, depression, gastrointestinal symptoms, weight loss, neuropathic pain and glossitis. The clinical picture of pernicious anemia…[5]

  • Platybasia
    Lhermitte's Sign
  • Lead Poisoning
    Lhermitte's Sign

    Lead poisoning is a condition, characterized by increased levels of lead in the body. Such a phenomenon causes development of incapacitating symptoms, which can turn life threatening, if treatment is not initiated on time. Signs and symptoms of lead poisoning are not evident, unless large amounts of lead have been…[6]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    Tinel's Sign

    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…[7]

  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
    Duroziez's Sign

    Aortic valve insufficiency, also referred to as aortic regurgitation in cardiology guidelines and scientific literature, represents the incompetence of the aortic valve, causing diastolic flow from the aorta to the left ventricle, due to rheumatic valvular abnormalities, calcification, endocarditis, congenital bicuspid…[8]

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  1. Multiple sclerosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  2. Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord, Symptoma
  3. Cervical Spondylosis, Symptoma
  4. Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, Symptoma
  5. Pernicious Anemia, Symptoma
  6. Lead Poisoning, Symptoma
  7. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Symptoma
  8. Aortic Valve Insufficiency, Symptoma