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185 Possible Causes for Lhermitte's Sign

  • Narrow Cervical Spinal Canal

    Hoffman sign, if present, has been shown to positively correlate with CSM. 11 A Babinski sign, ankle clonus, and Lhermitte phenomenon should be documented, if present.[] Spurling maneuver may reproduce radicular pain and/or paresthesias, which may be relieved by asking the patient to elevate the affected arm overhead (ie, Bakody sign).[]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    sign) Trouble walking Vision problems Muscle weakness Trouble staying balanced Paralysis Numbness Prickling feelings Dizziness Shakiness Trouble thinking clearly Mood changes[] Some people experience Lhermitte sign, which is an electrical shock-like sensation that runs down the back and into the limbs.[] Lhermitte sign urinary incontinence others: fatigue depression Uhthoff phenomenon: heat and exercise worsen symptoms cognitive decline Classification A number of patterns[]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    Loss of sexual, bladder or bowel function (often a late sign). Lhermitte's sign (neck flexion causes 'electric shock'-type sensation radiating down the spine).[] Lhermitte sign: feeling of electrical shock with patient neck flexion Reduced range of motion of the neck, the most frequent objective finding on physical examination MRI[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    sign Evaluation Laboratory studies CBC, lytes, TSH, comprehensive metabolic panel used to exclude concomitant illnesses usually normal CSF analysis mononucleur pleocytosis[] sign) Tremor, lack of coordination or unsteady gait Vision problems are also common, including: Partial or complete loss of vision, usually in one eye at a time, often with[] Lhermitte sign urinary incontinence others: fatigue depression Uhthoff phenomenon: heat and exercise worsen symptoms cognitive decline Classification A number of patterns[]

  • Pernicious Anemia

    Some latent diseases, such as immune disorders, can appear during interferon-alpha (IFN-alpha) therapy. These disorders are difficult to predict because of their low prevalence in the general population. We describe a case of pernicious anemia (PA) in a patient affected by chronic hepatitis C and macrocytosis[…][]

  • Subacute Combined Degeneration of Spinal Cord

    Lhermitte sign was present.[] She had positive Lhermitte's and gait ataxia. Rom‐berg's sign was present.[] Neurologically, Lhermitte's sign was present. Tendon reflexes on the upper limbs were absent, on the lower limbs they were weak. There was no Babinski sign.[]

  • Platybasia

    Lhermitte's sign (a tingling on neck movement, flexion in this case) can be demonstrated at any stage.[]

  • Lead Poisoning

    Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. Author’s note: Most people don’t realize that we knew in the 1920s that leaded gasoline was extremely dangerous. And in light of a Mother Jones story this week that looks at the connection between leaded gasoline and crime rates in the United States, I thought it[…][]

  • Musculoskeletal Lower Back Pain

    You don't always have to take medicine to treat Lhermitte's sign.[] Lhermitte's Sign One classic cause of back pain in multiple sclerosis is a phenomenon called Lhermitte's sign , which refers to a shock-like sensation or "wave of electricity[] The cause of Lhermitte's sign is due to MS lesions in the cervical spine (the upper part of your spine that comprises your neck).[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Lhermitte's sign, a classical neurological sign, is a rare manifestation of vitamin B12 deficiency.[] sign.[] The aim here was to report on a case of an elderly patient with vitamin B12 deficiency whose first clinical manifestation was the presence of Lhermitte's sign.[]

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