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1,105 Possible Causes for Spastic Paralysis

  • Lathyrism

    […] rism \ ˈla-thə-ˌri-zəm \ : a neurotoxic disorder chiefly affecting people and domestic animals (such as cows and horses) that is characterized especially by irreversible spastic[merriam-webster.com] A disease of humans and animals caused by eating legumes of the genus Lathyrus and characterized by spastic paralysis, hyperesthesia, and paresthesia.[yourdictionary.com] paralysis of the hind or lower limbs and that results from poisoning by an amino acid found in the seeds of some legumes (genus Lathyrus and especially L. sativus ) Other[merriam-webster.com]

  • Sjogren-Larsson Syndrome

    paralysis.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] : paralysis (diplegia is paralysis of both legs, tetraplegia is paralysis of all four limbs) Spasticity in the legs: leg spasms, which can impair motor abilities and waking[ulf.org] Sjögren-Larsson syndrome An autosomal recessive condition (OMIM:270200) characterised by ichthyosiform erythroderma, spastic paralysis, mental retardation, retinal degeneration[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Paraplegia

    To any one interested in the physiologic implications of lesions of the spinal cord and the general problem of spastic paralysis few subjects can be more fascinating.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Spastic Paraplegia

    paralysis and spastic paraplegia caused by HTLVI infection).[orpha.net] A wide variety of insults to the corticospinal tract result in spastic paralysis . The hereditary spastic paraplegias (HSPs) are single gene disorders in which...[link.springer.com] […] whose clinical hallmark is spastic paralysis of the legs.[raredr.com]

  • Spinal Cord Transection

    Characteristically there is: lower motor neuron paralysis at the level of injury upper motor neuron (or spastic) paralysis below the level of injury The degree of neurological[radiopaedia.org] A change in symptoms occurs after a period of 6–8 weeks and includes spastic paralysis , recurrence of proprioceptive reflexes as hyperreflexia , and the presence of pathological[amboss.com] When the stage of spinal shock passes, the typical UMN picture within hyperreflexia and spastic paralysis below the level of the injury supervenes.[casemed.case.edu]

  • Hereditary ATTR Amyloidosis

    In some patients, a leptomeningeal form that include ataxia, spastic paralysis, seizures, dementia and visual disturbances as most important symptoms may be seen.[symptoma.com] Typical clinical central nervous system manifestations include cerebral infarction and hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, ataxia, spastic paralysis, convulsion, and dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Globoid Cell Leukodystrophy

    paralysis, seizures, pyrexia, vomiting, cortical blindness, deafness, dysphagia, pseudobulbar palsy, quadriplegia, mental deterioration Management CNS disease may be reversed[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Other symptoms include muscle weakness, spasticity, deafness, optic atrophy and blindness, paralysis, and difficulty when swallowing.[smpdb.ca] Seizures occurred in 83% of the patients, glaucoma in 60%, and a neurologic deficit—such as stroke, paralysis, spasticity, or weakness—in 65%.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Leptomeningeal TTR Amyloidosis

    Protein accumulation in this tissue can cause stroke and cerebral hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, ataxia, rigidity and spastic paralysis, seizures , and dementia.[ivami.com] Typical clinical central nervous system manifestations include cerebral infarction and hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, ataxia, spastic paralysis, convulsion, and dementia.[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Pyramidal Tract Lesion

    Facial nerve – a lesion to the upper motor neurones for CN VII will result in spastic paralysis of the muscles in the contralateral lower quadrant of the face.[teachmeanatomy.info] Definition Term If you note flaccid paralysis what kind of lesion is it? Definition Term If you note spastic paralysis, what kind of lesion is it?[flashcardmachine.com] Pure spastic paralysis of corticospinal origin. Can J Neurol Sci. 1977; 4: 251-258. Jagiella WM, Sung JH. Bilateral infarction of the medullary pyramids in humans.[jneurology.com]

  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    There are also rare progressive, autosomal recessive upper motor neuron degenerations (Infantile –Onset Ascending Hereditary Spastic Paralysis, Juvenile Primary Lateral Sclerosis[neuropathology-web.org] Signs: Upper Motor Neuron Lesion findings Muscle group weakness (not complete paralysis) Minimal muscle atrophy "Clasp-knife" spasticity Initial resistance to motion is strongest[fpnotebook.com] […] degeneration of the UMNs and LMNs, culminating in respiratory paralysis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

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