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17 Possible Causes for Pyramidal Tract Signs, Thenar Muscle Atrophy

  • 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[americannursetoday.com] […] the following: clonus or spasticity of the lower extremities sensory changes (light touch, pinprick sensation, or temperature dysfunction) generalized weakness throughout muscle[americannursetoday.com]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor

    Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2004;35(3): 261-266. The Usefulness of Laminoplasty in Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor Surgery. 1 Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Korea. 2 Department of Neurosurgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea. spine@snuh.org[…][jkns.or.kr]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    Primarily myelopathy: Cord involvement with pyramidal tract signs involving lower limbs 3.[gmjournal.co.uk] […] 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 following: clonus or spasticity of the lower extremities sensory changes (light touch, pinprick sensation, or temperature dysfunction) generalized weakness throughout muscle[americannursetoday.com]

  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    Increased deep tendon reflex (DTR) Pronator drift [3] Corticospinal/pyramidal tract [ edit ] These are the neural tracts which descend in the ventral horn of the spinal cord[en.wikipedia.org] […] 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[acnr.co.uk] The presence of the Babinski sign after 12 months is the sign of a non-specific upper motor neuron lesion.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Autosomal Dominant Spastic Paraplegia Type 17

    SPG17 is characterized by prominent amyotrophy of the hand muscles, the presence of mild to severe pyramidal tract signs, and spastic paraplegia.[abcam.com] SPG17 is characterized by prominent amyotrophy of the hand muscles, the presence of mild to severe pyramidal tract signs and spastic paraplegia.[uniprot.org]

  • Distal Hereditary Motor Neuropathy Type 5

    Autosomal dominant juvenile amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and distal hereditary motor neuronopathy with pyramidal tract signs: synonyms for the same disorder?[sydney.edu.au]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Here, we report a Han Chinese family with SCA18; the family members presented with a slowly progressing gait ataxia, pyramidal tract signs, and peripheral neuropathy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and weakness of the thenar muscle group.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] tract signs after onset at age 51 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Osteoarthritis

    Primarily myelopathy: Cord involvement with pyramidal tract signs involving lower limbs 3.[gmjournal.co.uk] […] 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 following: clonus or spasticity of the lower extremities sensory changes (light touch, pinprick sensation, or temperature dysfunction) generalized weakness throughout muscle[americannursetoday.com]

  • Progressive Muscular Atrophy

    tract.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[acnr.co.uk] […] on these clinicopathological findings and a literature review of sporadic autopsy cases of ALS with long clinical course (10 years or more), including four cases without pyramidal[doi.org]

  • Monomelic Amyotrophy

    tract or bulbar signs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Muscle strength was 2/5 in the distal and proximal interphalangeal joints of the second finger. Thenar atrophy of the right hand was also found.[dovepress.com] Wasting was out of proportion with disability and there were no sensory, pyramidal tract or bulbar signs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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