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34 Possible Causes for Moro Reflex Absent

  • Erb Duchenne Palsy

    Biceps reflex is absent. Moro reflex is absent on the affected side. Sensory impairment on the outer aspect of the arm (unusual).[] The Moro reflex is absent on the side of injury. The health care provider will examine the collarbone to look for a fracture.[] They may include: No movement in the newborn's upper or lower arm or hand Absent Moro reflex on the affected side Arm extended (straight) at elbow and held against body Decreased[]

  • Ventricular Hemorrhage

    Moro reflex 8. 8) Seizures 9) A sudden drop in hematocrit 10) Failure to suck well 11) Change in muscle tone or level of consciousness In large IVH, there may be: 1) Rapid[] The most common symptoms are: Diminished/absent Moro reflex. Poor muscle tone. Sleepiness. Lethargy. Apnoea.[] […] grade I & II IVH hemorrhage) or there may be subtle symptoms. e.g. 1) Apnea 2) Bradycardia 3) Acidosis 4) Cutaneous mottling 5) A bulging fontanel 6) High pitched cry 7) Absent[]

  • Posthemorrhagic Anaemia of the Newborn

    The most common symptoms are: Diminished/absent Moro reflex. Poor muscle tone. Sleepiness. Lethargy. Apnoea.[]

  • Facial Nerve Paralysis of the Newborn

    The reflex is produced by the suddenness of the stimulus, not the distance of the fall. An asymmetric or absent Moro is of concern.[] Brachial plexus or upper extremity injury or underlying CNS pathology should be considered in those cases. video by Janelle Aby, MD Grasp Reflex of the Foot The grasp reflex[]

  • Hereditary Hyperekplexia

    […] the back and absent Moro reflex.[] Physical examination revealed exaggerated startle responses, normal spontaneous movements, hypertonia, and myoclonus elicited by testing the tendon reflexes or tapping on[]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    ; Stage 3 (severe): stupor, flaccidity, small to mid position pupils that react poorly to light, decreased stretch reflexes, hypothermia and absent Moro.[] […] hyper‐reflexia, dilated pupils, tachycardia, absence of seizures; Stage 2 (moderate): lethargy, hyper‐reflexia, miosis, bradycardia, seizures, hypotonia with weak suck and Moro[]

  • Congenital Lethal Myopathy Type Compton-North

    Edited by Hans H. Goebel, MD, Professor of Neuropathology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Department of Neuropathology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany, Caroline A. Sewry, PhD, FRCPath, Professor of Muscle Pathology, Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre, Institute of Child Health and[…][]

  • CHARGE Syndrome

    This suggestion has implications for the diagnostic and prognostic relevance of an isolated absent Moro reflex.[]

  • Sternocleidomastoid Hematoma

    Moro, biceps, and radial reflexes are absent on the affected side. The grasp reflex is usually present.[]

  • Kernicterus

    Neurological causes (including kernicterus) will have symmetric abnormal moro reflex ( or absent moro reflex).[] reflex.[] Asymmetrical moro reflex indicate kernicterus. An xray also help to diagnose this condition. Asymmetrical moro reflex will indicate one sided brachial plexus injury.[]

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