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236 Possible Causes for Loss of Ankle Reflexes

  • Spinal Metastasis

    Echocardiography revealed a left atrial tumor in a 59-year-old man with back pain that concurrently worsened with left foot drop and loss of the left ankle reflex soon after[]

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

    The hallmark of a peripheral nerve disease is loss of ankle reflex. This is when your doctor hits your Achilles tendon and there is no reflex.[] , usually beginning in one’s fingers and toes Fatigue Loss of deep tendon reflexes such as associated with knee and ankle jerk The signs and symptoms of CIDP may be preceded[] […] of deep tendon reflex in the legs and arms.[]

  • Podofilox

    , absent ankle reflexes, decreased response to painful stimuli.[] […] systemic toxicity (sometimes fatal), sensorimotor neuropathy (reversible), symptomatic orthostatic hypotension, paresthesias and weakness of extremities, stocking-glove sensory loss[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    […] was restricted to the ankle reflexes.[] By the tenth day, she developed loss of ankle reflexes bilaterally. Paradoxically, at this time, the biceps, triceps and jaw reflexes were brisk.[] […] patient presented rather unusually in that her facial nerve paralysis preceded any significant areflexia in the peripheral limbs, the so called 'descending variant' and loss[]

  • Small-Fiber Neuropathy

    The main features were burning, painful paresthesias and dysesthesias in the feet, lancinating pains, moderate to severe distal small fiber sensory loss, absent ankle reflexes[] All but 2 had mild loss of vibration sense but none had significant proprioceptive loss or sensory ataxia.[]

  • Isoniazid

    Three months later she developed severe motor weakness of lower limbs with loss of ankle and knee reflexes.[]

  • Neurological Disorder

    […] to ankle (sciatica)  Wasting and weakness of gastrocnemius and soleus)  S1 sensory loss  Depressed ankle reflex  L5 root  Sciatic pain  Foot drop (weakness extensor[] Spinal root disease (radiculopathy)  Cervical radiculopathy  Prolapse of intervertebral disc may compress cervical nerve as exits  Neck pain, muscle weakness, loss of tendon[] reflex, sensory impairment  Drugs, physiotherapy, may need surgery  Prolapsed lumbar intervertebral disc  S1 root  Low back pain and tenderness  Pain down leg from buttock[]

  • Cutaneous Vasculitis

    Four had documented ataxia and/or mild sensory loss with increased patellar but diminished ankle reflexes.[]

  • Early-Onset Cerebellar Ataxia

    The association of brisk jerks and absent ankle reflexes may occur.[] loss.[] EOCARR is characterized by dysarthria, gait ataxia, nystagmus, brisk tendon reflexes in the upper and lower limbs, absent ankle reflexes, and discrete or absent deep sensory[]

  • Autosomal Dominant Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 1A

    In a large family, the associated complaints were contractures at the heel, loss of ankle jerk reflex, and problems with articulation.[] A nasal dysarthria is common, as are decreased or absent ankle deep tendon reflexes, usually accompanied by Achilles tendon contractures.[] Progression is slow, leading to loss of ambulation only after 20 years and not in all patients.[]

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