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32 Possible Causes for Numbness of the Hand, Paraparesis, Thenar Muscle Atrophy

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor

    Two out of three patients who could walk before treatment will continue to do so after treatment, while 1 out of 3 will become ambulatory if they had mild to moderate paraparesis[clinicaladvisor.com] It may also result in numbness in the hands and arms. Many cases of cervical degenerative disc disease can be successfully treated with conservative care.[centerforneuroandspine.com] The images are of a patient who developed a paraparesis after stenting of an aortic aneurysm.[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    All that is left is intermittent numbness in my hands and wrist.[forums.mtbr.com] This pain may radiate down your arm to the hand. You may feel burning, tingling or numbing sensations in your shoulder, arm and hand. You may have muscle weakness.[resurgens.com] We are talking world class pain in the shoulder, down the arm, with weakened deltoids and numbness in the hand.[forums.mtbr.com]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    Epidemiology Frequency Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is the most common cause of nontraumatic spastic paraparesis and quadriparesis.[emedicine.com] Tingling or numbness in the hands and feet Headache Weakness in the arms and legs Loss of balance Gait irregularities or walking difficulty in advanced cases Impaired bladder[healthcommunities.com] […] 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[americannursetoday.com]

  • Autosomal Dominant Spastic Paraplegia Type 17

    Table 2 Clinical features which may be seen in addition to spastic paraparesis in complicated hereditary spastic paraparesis Epilepsy associated with HSP was not mentioned[jnnp.bmj.com] […] in hands or feet) and deafness.[hspersunite.org.au] Bruyn RP et al. (1993) Autosomal recessive paraparesis with amyotrophy of the hands and feet. [ ] 16. OMIM.ORG article Omim 270685 [ ] 17.[moldiag.com]

  • Cervical Osteoarthritis

    In a prospective study designed to more accurately define the incidence of CSM, 23.6 percent of 585 patients with tetraparesis or paraparesis admitted to a United Kingdom[aafp.org] A stiff neck coupled with numbness in your hands, arms and legs may be an indication of worsening cervical osteoarthritis.[health.howstuffworks.com] […] 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[americannursetoday.com]

  • Cervical Cord Compression

    Symptoms and Signs Acute or advanced spinal cord compression causes segmental deficits, paraparesis or quadriparesis, hyporeflexia (when acute) followed by hyperreflexia,[msdmanuals.com] Weakness and numbness in the hands and arms, loss of balance and coordination, and neck pain can all result when the normal flow of nerve impulses through the spinal cord[orthoinfo.aaos.org] […] 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[americannursetoday.com]

  • Myelopathy

    This virus is the cause of HTLV-1-associated myelopathy or tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP), a myelopathy characterised by chronic progressive paraparesis, spasticity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They include numb and clumsy hands, loss of coordination, and imbalance.[web.archive.org] […] 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[americannursetoday.com]

  • Distal Hereditary Motor Neuropathy Type 5

    Silver syndrome is a rare form of hereditary spastic paraparesis in which spasticity of the legs is accompanied by amyotrophy of the hands and occasionally also the lower[journals.plos.org] People with CMT may have: muscle weakness in their feet, ankles, legs and hands an awkward way of walking (gait) highly arched or very flat feet numbness in the feet, arms[nhs.uk] Note that Friedreich and other ataxias and hereditary spastic paraparesis may also show abnormal results so that finding a reduced NCV does not always confirm CMTD as the[now.aapmr.org]

  • Neuropathy

    Costanza Simoncini, Annalisa LoGerfo, Cecilia Carlesi, Alessia Arnoldi, Maria Teresa Bassi, Gabriele Siciliano, Ubaldo Bonuccelli and Michelangelo Mancuso, Hereditary spastic paraparesis[dx.doi.org] Alcohol abuse Excessive drinking of alcohol can affect the nervous system, causing numbness of the hands and feet.[foundationforpn.org] […] and weakness of the thenar muscle group.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Costanza Simoncini, Annalisa LoGerfo, Cecilia Carlesi, Alessia Arnoldi, Maria Teresa Bassi, Gabriele Siciliano, Ubaldo Bonuccelli and Michelangelo Mancuso, Hereditary spastic paraparesis[dx.doi.org] Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy is a debilitating side effect of chemotherapy, which manifests as paresthesias, dysesthesias, and numbness in the hands and feet[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and weakness of the thenar muscle group.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

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