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964 Possible Causes for Quadriparesis

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    A sporadic case of hypokalemic quadriparesis associated with acute gastroenteritis without any self or family history is reported.[] The patient had experienced two episodes of quadriparesis within a short interval and responded dramatically to potassium replacement therapy.[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Other manifestations of adrenoleukodystropy begin in infancy or childhood with weakness and spasticity and the disorder progresses rapidly to dementia, blindness and quadriparesis[]

  • Achondroplasia

    This 22-month-old child with achondroplasia presented with severe respiratory and motor disabilities, including progressive quadriparesis and apneic episodes requiring continuous[] These two conditions may cause respiratory insufficiency, apnea, cyanotic episodes, feeding problems, quadriparesis, and sudden death.[] Hydrocephalus, a narrow foramen magnum, spinal deformity, and spinal canal stenosis can cause neurological problems (eg, progressive quadriparesis, pain, ataxia, incontinence[]

  • Meningitis

    Schoeman 1997 Severe disability: “One or more of the following present: IQ (DQ) less than 75, quadriparesis, and blindness or deafness”.[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    BACKGROUND: Respiratory complications represent the major cause of death in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Noninvasive respiratory support is the mainstay therapy, but treatment becomes challenging as the disease progresses, possibly due to a malfunctioning larynx, which is the entrance to the airways. We[…][]

  • Biotin-Responsive Basal Ganglia Disease

    If left untreated with biotin, the disease can progress to severe quadriparesis and even death.[] […] disorder with childhood onset that presents as a subacute encephalopathy, with confusion, dysarthria, and dysphagia, and that progresses to severe cogwheel rigidity, dystonia, quadriparesis[] […] confusion, dysarthria and dysphagia with occasional supranuclear facial nerve palsy or external ophthalmoplegia, and progresses to severe cogwheel rigidity, dystonia and quadriparesis[]

  • Central Pontine Myelinolysis

    Over the next 5 days, spastic quadriparesis and pseudobulbar palsy developed.[] It usually manifests with neurologic signs such as impaired consciousness, ataxia, spastic quadriparesis, pseudobulbar signs, and the locked-in syndrome which is related to[]

  • X-Linked Intellectual Disability - Spastic Quadriparesis Syndrome

    […] agenesis-spastic quadriparesis syndrome .[] […] deficit, spastic quadriparesis and agenesis of the corpus callosum, without craniofacial abnormalities or seizures .[] Symptoms of X-linked intellectual disability, corpus callosum agenesis, spastic quadriparesis Symptoms : The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of[]

  • Quadriplegia

    Quadriparesis or quadriplegia as late effect of stroke (disorder) Quadriparesis or quadriplegia, late effect of stroke Quadriplegia Quadriplegia and quadraparesis Quadriplegia[] ) Approximate Synonyms Neurogenic bladder due to quadriplegia Paralytic syndrome of all four limbs as sequela of stroke Quadriparesis Quadriparesis or quadriplegia, late effect[] Common presentations were diminished reflexes, quadriparesis/paralysis, respiratory involvement, and sensory loss.[]

  • Familial Porencephaly

    Patients with schizencephaly may also have varying degrees of microcephaly , mental retardation, hemiparesis (weakness or paralysis affecting one side of the body), or quadriparesis[] Bilateral clefts are associated with microcephaly, severe delay and spastic quadriparesis whereas patients with unilateral schizencephaly most often have hemiparesis or may[] […] degrees of microcephaly, mental retardation, reduced muscle tone (hypotonia), seizures, and weakness or paralysis on one side of the body (hemiparesis) or in all four limbs (quadriparesis[]

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