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49 Possible Causes for Muscle Spasticity, Thenar Muscle Atrophy

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    […] groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy fat pad just superior to the thumb on the ventral[] 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[] […] the following: clonus or spasticity of the lower extremities sensory changes (light touch, pinprick sensation, or temperature dysfunction) generalized weakness throughout muscle[]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    […] groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy fat pad just superior to the thumb on the ventral[] […] paresis, and spasticity; nerve root compression commonly causes early radicular pain, sometimes followed by weakness, hyporeflexia, and muscle atrophy.[] ), muscle weakness, and/or numbness (sensory deficits).[]

  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    If a herniated disc has been present for a long time, muscle weakness can eventually lead to atrophy of the involved muscles and/or complete numbness of the area of skin supplied[] On the other hand, C7 nerve root involvement manifests as reduced strength of triceps muscle, as well as reduced triceps reflex, together with pain in the axilla that can[] When this happens, symptoms may include: Bulging disc in your thoracic spine: Muscle weakness, numbness, or tingling in one or both legs Increased reflexes in one or both[]

  • Autosomal Dominant Spastic Paraplegia Type 17

    This accumulation likely damages and kills motor neurons, which leads to muscle weakness and spasticity.[] […] clonus, difficulty standing, muscle spasticity Drugs & Therapeutics for Spastic Paraplegia 24, Autosomal Recessive Genetic Tests for Spastic Paraplegia 24, Autosomal Recessive[] Spasticity Spasticity is an increase in muscle tone with resulting stiffness.[]

  • Median Neuropathy

    muscle atrophy may occur.[] Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology ... cerebellar dysfunction, including dystonia, muscle[] 354.0 ICD10 G56.0, G56.00 SnomedCT 155073007, 193126005, 57406009, 246611002 English Carpal Tunnel Syndromes, Syndromes, Carpal Tunnel, Syndrome, Carpal Tunnel, AMYOTROPHY, THENAR[]

  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    […] group of muscles, including the abductor pollicis brevis (APB) and first dorsal interosseous (FDI), when compared to the abductor digit minimi (ADM) [Figure 1]. 14,22 This[] , 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[] Spasticity Increased muscle tone- spasticity, is also a common sign of the upper motor neuron syndrome.[]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor

    In patients with severe spasticity, ankle clonus is prominent. High cervical cord lesions may produce quadriparesis with diaphragmatic weakness.[] In localizing the segmental level of spinal cord, location of back pain, root pain and atrophic muscle groups is of greater value than the level of hypoalgesia.[] Broad patterns of physical exam findings include: At the level of compression, patients may have Lower Motor Neuron (LMN) findings of muscle atrophy, fasciculations, loss[]

  • Distal Myopathy Type 3

    Polyglucosan body disease involves progressive neurogenic bladder, spasticity and weakness causing gait difficulties from either primary muscle or nerve involvements, sensory[] Other features History Physical Examination Laboratory Findings Creatine Kinase Muscle Biopsy Electromyogram Neurologic ALS [25] 35 Proximal & Distal Distal Dysphagia Spasticity[] […] pathology (Anterior tibial) Myopathic Endomysial fibrosis Atrophy Hypertrophy Ring fibers Vacuoles, rimmed: Some staining for TDP-43 or p62 Varant syndrome: Progressive spastic[]

  • Paramyotonia Congenita

    Muscular atrophy or hypertrophy was not observed. Percussion myotonia of the tongue and thenar muscles could be elicited at room temperature.[]

  • Distal Hereditary Motor Neuropathy Type 5

    ., caused by mutations on the same gene) with Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease and with Silver’s Syndrome, a disorder also characterized by small muscle atrophy in the hands. [[] […] in distal extremities, and a steppage gait with mild spastic feature ( S2 Video ).[] 1] [9] Another rare form of dHMN V is associated with a splicing mutation in REEP-1, a gene often associated with hereditary spastic neuroplegia . [10] Treatment [ edit ][]

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