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128 Possible Causes for Postural Defect, Spastic Gait

  • Cockayne Syndrome

    It consists of: Treatment of specific signs and symptoms: Physiotherapy to loosen joints, correct posture defects, and keep muscles supple Medication to relax spastic muscles[news-medical.net] Spasticity • Rounded back • Deep set eyes, small slender straight nose • Dental caries (cavities) • Retinopathy and/or cataracts • Hearing loss • Poor circulation (cold[flipper.diff.org] Medication such as baclofen and carbidopa-levodopa may be prescribed to relieve spasticity and tremor respectively.[syndromespedia.com]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    The patient may fall, even from a chair, because he/she is less able to respond to unexpected events by posture defects and rigidity.[braininjury-explanation.com] Neurological examination at age 67 disclosed pseudobulbar palsy, spastic gait, hyperreflexia, and presence of bilateral Hoffmann and Babinski signs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gait changes associated with defective scaling of stride length and postural instability were more marked in PSP than those with PD despite similar disease duration between[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com]

  • Autosomal Recessive Spastic Paraplegia Type 32

    SPG51 is a non-progressive disorder of movement and/or posture resulting from defects in the developing central nervous system.[malacards.org] […] type 2, Juvenile (Spastic gait) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis type 2 (Spastic gait) Ataxia (Spastic gait) Autosomal dominant inheritance ... ...[familydiagnosis.com] […] paraplegia 32 HP:0001258 3 cerebellar atrophy 32 HP:0001272 4 pes cavus 32 HP:0001761 5 cerebral atrophy 32 HP:0002059 6 spastic gait 32 HP:0002064 7 hypoplasia of the corpus[malacards.org]

  • Cerebro-Oculo-Facio-Skeletal Syndrome 1

    It consists of: Treatment of specific signs and symptoms: Physiotherapy to loosen joints, correct posture defects, and keep muscles supple Medication to relax spastic muscles[news-medical.net] Spasticity Rounded back Deep set eyes, small slender straight nose Dental caries (cavities)[cockaynesyndrome.org] Sleeping with eyes open Tremors White matter abnormalities Basal ganglia calcifications Liver abnormalities; elevated liver enzymes Hypertension Severe itchiness Unsteady gait[cockaynesyndrome.org]

  • Postural Defect

    Postural defects Most people are born with a slight postural defect, such as having one leg slightly longer than the other.[learnzone.loucoll.ac.uk] NEUROLOGIC GAITS Neurologic gaits are usually the result of unilateral flexor or extensor spasticity.[chiro.org] The clinical appearance of hamstring shortening in 10 patients referred with diagnosis of asymmetry of the trunk, scoliosis, postural defect, strange gait, and back pain is[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Basal Ganglia Lesion

    Clinical features Parkinsonism is characterized by varying degrees of: (1) rigidity, (2) bradykinesia, (3) tremor, and (4) postural defects.[dartmouth.edu]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    A defect in pars interarticularis leads to this form. Hyperextended posture is the common cause.[symptoma.com] These children walk with a peculiar spastic gait called pelvic waddle or crouched gait. Scoliosis associated with spondylolisthesis may be found.[boneandspine.com] Gravitational and postural forces cause the greatest stress at the pars interarticularis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Pelizaeus-Merzbacher Disease

    Female heterozygotes Female heterozygotes are women who carry one copy of the defective gene and one good copy of the gene.[ulf.org] The disease spectrum for Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease and spastic paraplegia type 2 is extraordinarily broad, ranging from a spastic gait in the pure form of spastic paraplegia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] paraplegia 2 (SPG2; see this term), a disorder primarily characterized by spastic gait in its pure form.[orpha.net]

  • Sacroiliac Strain

    This biomechanical theorem is supported by the presence of an associated postural defect as a common finding.[dynamicchiropractic.com] With SIJD, these muscles can become tense or spastic, ceasing to perform effectively.[erikdalton.com] A postural defect, such as pelvic inclination and/or excessive lumbar lordosis is an associated finding.[healthcentral.com]

  • Spastic Paraplegia Type 2

    Female heterozygotes Female heterozygotes are women who carry one copy of the defective gene and one good copy of the gene.[ulf.org] The disease spectrum for Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease and spastic paraplegia type 2 is extraordinarily broad, ranging from a spastic gait in the pure form of spastic paraplegia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There are a number of references which give descriptions of a spastic gait - here's part of one I like: When a person has a spastic gait, his legs are typically weak and abnormally[hspjourney.blogspot.com]

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