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41 Possible Causes for 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] The images are of a patient who developed a paraparesis after stenting of an aortic aneurysm.[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    Cervical herniated disc results in posterior or posterolateral protrusion of the intervertebral disc, most commonly in the C6-C7 segments of the cervical spine. Causes include spinal degeneration and sometimes trauma. Patients may be asymptomatic, but nerve root compression can give rise to symptoms such as pain,[…][symptoma.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] Bruyn RP et al. (1993) Autosomal recessive paraparesis with amyotrophy of the hands and feet. [ ] 16. OMIM.ORG article Omim 270685 [ ] 17.[moldiag.com] […] magnetic stimulation Statistics from Altmetric.com hereditary spastic paraparesis spastic gene HSP, hereditary spastic paraparesis CMCT, central motor conduction time PMCT[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    Epidemiology Frequency Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is the most common cause of nontraumatic spastic paraparesis and quadriparesis.[emedicine.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] A prospective survey of the causes of non-traumatic spastic paraparesis and tetraparesis in 585 patients. Spinal Cord. 1997 Jun. 35(6):361-7. [Medline].[emedicine.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] 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] SCN 9A 2q24 Dominant Childhood Pain, distal Episodic Biemond ataxia Dominant 19 to 30 years Sensory loss Ulcero-mutilation Dominant 5 to 30 years Acromutilation Spastic paraparesis[slideshare.net]

  • Distal Myopathy Type 3

    Progressive spastic paraplegia Paget’s disease of bone 33 Epidemiology: Dutch family VCP mutation: Arg159Cys Clinical Onset Age: 5th to 6th decade Gait disorder Spastic paraparesis[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] […] have Ubiquitin intranuclear inclusions & Dystrophic TDP-43 neurites R155C: Frontotemporal dementia with intraneuronal inclusions Allelic with ALS, Familial Familial Spastic Paraparesis[neuromuscular.wustl.edu]

  • 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] […] 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] The images are of a patient who developed a paraparesis after stenting of an aortic aneurysm.[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Spastic Paraplegia Type 38, Autosomal Dominant

    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] Clinical features PURE HEREDITARY SPASTIC PARAPARESIS Criteria which have been suggested for the diagnosis of pure HSP are included in table 1 .[jnnp.bmj.com] Autosomal recessive paraparesis with amiotrophy of the hands and feet.[scielo.sld.cu]

  • 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] […] 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] We present a case where progressive severe spastic paraparesis due to HM was substantially reversed with partial splenic artery emobilization (PSAE).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Distal Hereditary Motor Neuropathy

    Mutations in the BSCL2 gene have recently been identified in families with (SPG17-linked) Silver syndrome-type hereditary spastic paraparesis as well as in families with distal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Members of the two families suffered from atrophy and weakness of the first dorsal interosseous and thenar muscles; however, the hypothenar muscle bulk and strength was relatively[spandidos-publications.com] […] family include presentation with lower-limb and hand-muscle involvement early in the disease course as well as the presence of Babinski signs with nonprogressive mild spastic paraparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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