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472 Possible Causes for Paraplegia, Urinary Retention

  • Carcinoma of the Prostate

    A 53-year-old man presented to our department with acute urinary retention and an approximate 8-year history of frequent urination, dysuria, poor urinary stream and nocturia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] disease presents with inappetence and weight loss or with clinical manifestations related to bone metastases (pain and pathological fractures), spinal cord compression (paraplegia[symptoma.com] This patient presented with lower urinary tract symptoms with acute urinary retention after TURP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Subacute Transverse Myelitis

    retention and several episodes of nausea and vomiting.[medicinebyalexandrosgsfakianakisblog.wordpress.com] At 4 days before admission, the fever was resolved and the patient developed acute paraplegia with sensory loss after 2 days.[spandidos-publications.com] A 56-year-old man was admitted to the hospital reporting 5 months of progressive ascending lower extremity weakness and numbness, inability to walk, bowel incontinence,urinary[casereports.bmj.com]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    Although the epidural abscess was initially treated with antibiotic (cefozopran) for 5 days, he subsequently developed motor weakness, paresthesia and urinary retention.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A case of spinal epidural abscess has been presented with sinus tract formation at L4-L5 level, of pyogenic aetiology that progressed to paraplegia over the course of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Back pain (83%, 10/12) was the most common clinical presentation, followed by paraparesis (50%, 6/12), radiating pain (33%, 4/12), and urinary retention (25%, 3/12).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria

    Neurologic symptoms may also develop, including flaccid paralysis, seizures, neuropsychiatric and urinary symptoms such as retention or incontinence and constipation.[doi.org] Five patients had developed significant neurological morbidities such as paraplegia before transplantation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinical findings Abdominal colic, constipation, fever, leukocytosis, postural hypotension, peripheral neuritis, polyneuropathy, paraplegia, urinary retention, respiratory[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    retention A constant state of tiredness or fatigue There appears to be a relationship between multiple sclerosis, higher temperatures, and the worsening of symptoms.[emedicinehealth.com] Spinal cord atrophy corresponds to the usual clinical presentation of progressive spastic paraplegia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease and spastic paraplegia type 2 are allelic X-linked disorders associated with defective myelination of the central nervous system and mutations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hematomyelia

    retention. [6] This syndrome differs from that of a complete lesion, which is characterized by total loss of all sensation and movement below the level of the injury.[en.wikipedia.org] METHODS: We present a case of a 51-year-old man who presented acute onset epigastric pain, paraplegia, and sensory loss below his nipples.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The clinical entities of hematomyelia were sudden onset of pain, repidly developing pyramidal signs and paraplegia.[jkns.or.kr]

  • Paraparesis

    retention.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Paraplegia 7[bwc.nhs.uk] Over the next few hours, she developed back pain followed by progressive paraparesis associated with urinary retention and sensory impairment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Transverse Myelitis

    We describe a 40-year-old man who presented with an acute onset quadriparesis with urinary retention, which was preceded by fever and headache 3 weeks prior.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her course was characterized by paraplegia, sensory loss, hyperesthesia, and incontinence of urine and feces. All patients, except ours, recovered fully from ATM.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Deficits may progress over several more days to a complete transverse sensorimotor myelopathy, causing paraplegia, loss of sensation below the lesion, urinary retention, and[merckmanuals.com]

  • Acute Hepatic Porphyria

    The most typical clinical signs include nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, urinary retention, tachycardia, hypertension, mental symptoms, and muscle pain and weakness[revistanefrologia.com] They include abdominal pain which is severe and poorly localized (most common, 95% of patients experience), Urinary symptoms (Dysuria, urinary retention/incontinence or dark[house.wikia.com]

  • Spinal Cord Transection

    retention, urinary frequency, urinary or fecal incontinence, erectile dysfunction, loss of rectal tone, abnormal bulbocavernosus and anal wink reflexes).[merckmanuals.com] Her clinical syndrome of a motor and sensory paraplegia was accompanied by hyperreflexic detrusor dysfunction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complete Paraplegia Complete paraplegia is a term used to describe complete and permanent loss of ability to send sensory and motor nerve impulses to the muscle groups and[spinal-injury.net]

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