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308 Possible Causes for Long Tract Signs

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    The clinical symptoms of cervical spondylotic amyotrophy (CSA) are motor loss or atrophy with an absent or insignificant sensory deficit or a long tract sign; however, the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] tract signs and symptoms; 3) a combined syndrome – which includes both root and long tract signs and symptoms and is the commonest form; 4) a vascular syndrome – may not[termedia.pl] Clinical manifestations The clinical definition of a myelopathy is the presence of long tract signs, which are the result of the spinal afferent or efferent (pyramidal) nerve[termedia.pl]

  • Spastic Paraplegia

    tract signs, facial dysmorphism and adducted thumbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] REPORTS: We report the cases of three males, two brothers and a cousin (on the mother's side), with clinical features including intellectual disability, spastic paraparesis, long[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    This 15-year-old patient presented with right shoulder pain in the absence of the fever, back pain, or long-tract signs; therefore, the diagnosis of the spinal pathology was[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Cord Compression

    Both the Chiari I and cervical compression groups had long tract signs evident on clinical neurological examination.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] tract signs, ambulatory Class IIIB Objective weakness, long tract signs, non-ambulatory Japanese Orthopaedic Association Classification A point scoring system (17 total)[orthobullets.com] […] of radiculopathy, Babinski and Hoffman's sign, ataxia and dexterity loss. [5] [13] [14] Typical neurological signs of long-tract involvement are exaggerated tendon reflexes[physio-pedia.com]

  • Myelopathy

    Physical examination commonly elicits long tract signs such as spasticity, hyperreflexia, and abnormal reflexes such as Babinski or Hoffman's sign.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] […] sensory deficits - may be the least advanced form of the disease; - Brachialgia and cord syndrome: radicular pain in the upper extremity along with motor and/or sensory long-tract[wheelessonline.com] tract signs, ambulatory Class IIIB Objective weakness, long tract signs, non-ambulatory Japanese Orthopaedic Association Classification A point scoring system (17 total)[orthobullets.com]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    tract signs, ambulatory Class IIIB Objective weakness, long tract signs, non-ambulatory Japanese Orthopaedic Association Classification A point scoring system (17 total)[orthobullets.com] This case highlights the need to look for long tract signs of physical exam to explore possible causes of cervical myelopathy to account for weakness in the legs, which cannot[aclr.com.es] […] sensory deficits - may be the least advanced form of the disease; - Brachialgia and cord syndrome: radicular pain in the upper extremity along with motor and/or sensory long-tract[wheelessonline.com]

  • Thoracic Spinal Cord Tumor

    A patient, presenting with incapacitating diarrhea of 1-month duration, developed orthostatic hypotension and progressive long tract central nervous system signs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the classical case the tumor therefore presents with an early segmental differential sensory deficit, later followed by long tract signs, with subsequent weakness & wasting[thamburaj.com]

  • Pontine Glioma

    tract signs hydrocephalus The duration of symptoms is usually much shorter in diffuse gliomas , in which the history is typically very short (a few days) 4 .[radiopaedia.org] With pontine and cervicomedullary lesions, cranial nerve or long tract signs are observed commonly.[emedicine.medscape.com] Although the exact presentation will vary according to location and size of the tumour, in general patients will exhibit a combination of 4 : ataxia cranial nerve palsies long[radiopaedia.org]

  • Intrapontine Hemorrhage

    Depending on the speed at which the haematoma enlarges and the exact location, presentation may include 1,2 : decreased level of consciousness (most common) long tract signs[radiopaedia.org] Arm and leg weakness, increased deep tendon reflexes, and upward Babinski sign on neurologic examination may result from damage to the long motor tracts traveling from the[childhoodbraintumor.org] Together, these three sets of cranial nerve, long tract and cerebellar signs are known as the “classic triad” of DIPG presentation, though many patients may not demonstrate[childhoodbraintumor.org]

  • Malignant Glioma

    […] child who has a subacute disorder of the central nervous system that produces cranial nerve abnormalities (especially of cranial nerve VII and the lower bulbar nerves), long-tract[en.wikipedia.org] signs, unsteady gait secondary to spasticity, and some behavioral changes is most likely to have a pontine glioma. [6] Causes [ edit ] The exact causes of gliomas are not[en.wikipedia.org]

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