79 Possible Causes for Quadriparesis in USA

  • Achondroplasia

    Complications associated with achondroplasia include: Neurologic complications due to cervicomedullary compression: quadriparesis, paresthesia, paraparesis, incontinence, … 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[1] [2]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Quadriplegia
    Quadriplegia and Quadriparesis

    Home 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Codes Diseases of the nervous system G00-G99 Cerebral palsy and other paralytic syndromes G80-G83 Paraplegia (paraparesis) and quadriplegia (quadriparesis … Approximate Synonyms Neurogenic bladder due to quadriplegia Paralytic syndrome of all four limbs as sequela of stroke Quadriparesis Quadriparesis or quadriplegia as late effect … of stroke Quadriparesis or quadriplegia, late effect of stroke Quadriplegia Quadriplegia and quadraparesis Quadriplegia and quadriparesis Quadriplegia w neurogenic bladder[3]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
    Quadriplegia and Quadriparesis

    Spinal Cord Injury with Transient Quadriplegia or Quadriparesis Much more serious neck injury can result in quadriplegia or quadriparesis. … Quadriparesis describes an episode of numbness or tingling, with possible motor change ranging from weakness (quadriparesis) to paralysis (quadriplegia) of all four extremities … Quadriplegia or quadriparesis are caused by an acute episode of forced hyperextension, hyperflexion, or excessive loading of the cervical spine.[4]

  • Polymicrogyria

    Patients with generalized bilateral polymicrogyria present with various neurologic findings such as cognitive impairment, motor delay, refractory seizures, and/or quadriparesis … For example, patients with bilateral polymicrogyria of the frontal cortex often present with cognitive impairment, motor delay, epilepsy, and/or quadriparesis. … Patients who had polymicrogyria distribution similar to this also experienced similar symptoms including delayed motor and language developments, spastic hemiparesis or quadriparesis[5] [6]

  • Alexander Disease

    The usual course of the disease is progressive, leading to eventual severe mental retardation and spastic quadriparesis (spasms that may involve all four limbs). … Spasticity/ spastic quadriparesis: This means that the child tends to suffer spasms, or involuntary contractions of muscles. … Quadriparesis means that all four limbs are involved.[7]

  • Syringomyelia

    General: 1 year to Adult Chiari malformation: Childhood Course Onset may be acute or subacute Some with chronic progression MRI change may be asymptomatic Weakness: Arms or Quadriparesis[8]

  • Central Pontine Myelinolysis
    Quadriplegia and Quadriparesis

    ., difficulty swallowing or speaking), paraparesis, quadriparesis, confusion, psychiatric symptoms (e.g., delirium or hallucinations), "locked-in syndrome," in which there … Permanent disabilities range from minor tremors and ataxia to signs of severe brain damage, such as spastic quadriparesis and locked-in syndrome.[9] [10]

  • Cervical Myelopathy
    Quadriplegia and Quadriparesis
  • Spinal Cord Concussion
    Quadriplegia and Quadriparesis

    There were two patients with features of cervicomedullary involvement (nystagmus, quadriparesis with predominant weakness of upper limbs). … The classical findings of quadriparesis with upper limbs affected more than the lower limbs may not always be seen. [17] There may be dysaesthesiae over the trunk and limbs[11]

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  1. Achondroplasia, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/achondroplasia
  2. Achondroplasia | Doctor | Patient, http://patient.info/doctor/achondroplasia
  3. 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G82.50 : Quadriplegia, unspecified, http://www.icd10data.com/ICD10CM/Codes/G00-G99/…
  4. Neck Injuries Involving the Cervical Nerve Roots and Spinal Cord - HSS.edu, https://www.hss.edu/conditions_neck-cervical-ne…
  5. Polymicrogyria, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/polymicrogyria
  6. Polymicrogyria, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polymicrogyria
  7. Leukodystrophy Resource and Research Organisation Inc., http://leukodystrophyresourceresearch.org/leuko…
  8. Syringomyelia, http://neuromuscular.wustl.edu/spinal/syrinx.htm
  9. Central pontine myelinolysis, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_pontine_m…
  10. Central Pontine Myelinolysis, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/central-pontin…
  11. Cervical spinal cord injury without radiological abnormality in adults. Bhatoe HS Neurol India, http://neurologyindia.com/article.asp?issn=0028…