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2,109 Possible Causes for Muscle Spasticity, Narrowing of Medullary Canal, Unilateral Arm Weakness

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    […] of the medullary canal [14].[termedia.pl] Radiculopathy [ 4 ] Suspect this where there is unilateral neck, shoulder, or arm pain approximating to a dermatome.[patient.info] The main clinical features are localized wasting and weakness of the extrinsic and intrinsic hand muscles, but not accompanied by either sensory loss or spastic quadriparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    This narrowing in the lower back (lumbar canal stenosis) produces only radiculopathy (pinched nerve) because the tip of the spinal cord called the conus medullaris is at the[necksolutions.com] […] paresis, and spasticity; nerve root compression commonly causes early radicular pain, sometimes followed by weakness, hyporeflexia, and muscle atrophy.[merckmanuals.com] ), muscle weakness, and/or numbness (sensory deficits).[uscspine.com]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    RESULTS: Significant changes were observed in the children's gross motor function and muscle spasticity, as evidenced by the GMFM-88 total score, scores for each of its domains[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spastic cerebral palsy This is by far the most common type of cerebral palsy accounting for around 70% of cases. It presents with stiff or spastic muscles.[symptoma.com] , the GMFM-66 percentile and the muscle tone (P CONCLUSION: The QOL of the children with CP was noticeably improved 6 months after BM MNC transplantation and was accompanied[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Spinal Cord Compression

    Muscle spasticity can cause spasms in the legs or make them more difficult to control.[livestrong.com] In a CT scan, a bony tumor rising from the posterior wall of the T3 body narrowing the spinal canal, and the MRI spinal cord compression at the same level and the hydrosyringomyelic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is typically unilateral. Numbness and weakness follow the same distribution. Some patients will exhibit signs and symptoms of radiculopathy and myelopathy.[aafp.org]

  • Stroke

    Spasticity and muscle weakness are common severe neurologic sequelae after stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Stroke symptoms include: sudden weakness or numbness of the face, arm, or leg, often unilateral; confusion; difficulties in speaking or seeing with one or both eyes; difficulties[doi.org] 2—Partial facial weakness 3—Complete unilateral palsy 5 Motor function (arm) 0—No drift a.[doi.org]

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  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Muscle spasticity, or excessive tightness, is also common and may be more disabling than weakness.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Symptoms of PPMS may include the following: Muscle spasticity A continuous contraction of certain muscles may cause stiffness and tightness, which may affect movement.[healthline.com] […] spasms Rehabilitation Therapies Rehabilitation specialists can also help you deal with MS symptoms like fatigue, mobility difficulties, muscle pain and spasticity, swallowing[verywell.com]

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  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    In the recovery period, a stroke patient may develop muscle spasticity and contractures (abnormal muscle contractions) that can be treated with a combination of stretching[minddisorders.com]

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  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    arm pain in the absence of trauma, followed over weeks by progressive upper limb weakness and muscle wasting, often involving multiple nerve root territories.[pn.bmj.com] , in particular the limbs, where movement becomes more and more difficult The limb muscles begin to shrink and some develop spasticity, where they become stiff Pain in the[newhealthadvisor.com] Involvement of UMN results in stiffness of muscles (spasticity) and slowed movements.[mndnsw.asn.au]

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  • Multiple Sclerosis

    […] contractures neurological examination muscle spasticity increased deep tendon reflexes muscle weakness Babinski positive special tests fundoscopy MLF syndrome (Internuclear[orthobullets.com] The symptoms of MS are highly varied but frequently include pain, muscle spasticity, fatigue, inflammation, and depression.[frontiersin.org] […] paralysis causing foot drop, etc muscle and joint spasticity Prognosis patterns of disease progression remitting-relapsing (most common) primary progressive secondary progressive[orthobullets.com]

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  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    This is a progressive and fatal disease, with initial complaints about muscle spasticity followed by progressively worsening muscle weakness.[fusfoundation.org] Patient A was a 71-year-old man who presented with unilateral arm weakness and wasting.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Doctors can prescribe medications for reducing fatigue, muscle cramps, muscle spasticity, and excessive saliva or phlegm, as well as pain, depression, sleeping problems or[livescience.com]

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