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1,331 Possible Causes for Spastic Paralysis, Unable to Make a Fist

  • Myelopathy

    00 Myelopathy is the clinical scenario of spinal cord compression causing upper motor neuron (UMN) neurologic dysfunction such as trouble walking, increased reflexes and spasticity[spine.keckmedicine.org] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] The natural progression of this condition is usually a slow, gradual deterioration, although some patients present with a rapid decline of physical function and/or paralysis[spine.keckmedicine.org]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com]

  • Cervical Cord Compression

    […] spasms) Numbness Sensory changes Pain Weakness, paralysis Difficulty breathing because of weakness of the abdominal, diaphragm, or intercostal (rib) muscles CERVICAL (NECK[medlineplus.gov] Examination reveals a positive finger-escape sign, and he is unable to make a fist and release 10 times in 10 seconds.[orthobullets.com] Injuries of the spinal cord at any level can cause: Increased muscle tone (spasticity) Loss of normal bowel and bladder control (may include constipation, incontinence, bladder[medlineplus.gov]

  • Stroke

    Cerebral hemisphere infarcts may cause: Contralateral hemiplegia which is initially flaccid (floppy limb, falls like a dead weight when lifted) and then becomes spastic.[patient.info] Posterior circulation ischaemia [ 1 ] : Motor deficits (weakness, clumsiness, or paralysis of any combination of arms and legs, up to quadriplegia, sometimes changing from[patient.info]

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  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    Affected individuals may have tremors, muscle stiffness (spasticity), exaggerated reflexes (hyperreflexia), weakness or partial paralysis of the muscles of the limbs, difficulty[icdlist.com] Later symptoms may include: Fatigue Muscle spasticity and stiffness Tremors Paralysis Pain Vertigo Speech or swallowing difficulty Loss of bowel and bladder control Incontinence[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    Changes in bladder or bowel function Paralysis from the waist down Bulging disc in your cervical spine: Pain moving your neck Deep pain near or over your shoulder blade Radiating[depuysynthes.com] […] symptoms may include: Bulging disc in your thoracic spine: Muscle weakness, numbness, or tingling in one or both legs Increased reflexes in one or both legs that can cause spasticity[depuysynthes.com]

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  • Encephalitis

    Severe disease is characterized by rapid onset of high fever, headache, neck stiffness, disorientation, coma, seizures, spastic paralysis and ultimately death.[who.int] ( Hypokalemic, Hyperkalemic ) - Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome Cerebral palsy والمتلازمات paralytic الأخرى Cerebral palsy - Paralysis - Spastic diplegia - Hemiplegia -[marefa.org] Myasthenia gravis - Muscular dystrophy - Myotonic dystrophy - Myotonia congenita - Thomsen disease - Neuromyotonia - Paramyotonia congenita - Centronuclear myopathy - Periodic paralysis[marefa.org]

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  • 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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  • Spastic Paraplegia

    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] […] hereditary - G11.4 hereditary, spastic - G11.4 familial spastic - G11.4 hereditary, spastic - G11.4 familial spastic - G11.4 Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete)[icdlist.com] […] whose clinical hallmark is spastic paralysis of the legs.[raredr.com]

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  • Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor

    Some spinal tumors may cause leg or arm weakness and numbness, sciatica, partial paralysis, clumsiness, spasticity, bowel or bladder problems, or spinal deformity.[atlantabrainandspine.com]

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