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178 Possible Causes for Unable to Stand, Urinary Retention

  • Paraparesis

    I couldn’t stand longer than 20 minutes and I needed a cane to get around.[] retention.[] Over the next few hours, she developed back pain followed by progressive paraparesis associated with urinary retention and sensory impairment.[]

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome

    Patients may be unable to stand or walk despite reasonable strength, especially when ophthalmoparesis or impaired proprioception is present.[] She subsequently developed pandysautonomia that manifested as a tonically dilated pupil, gastrointestinal dysmotility, urinary retention, and profound orthostatic hypotension[] Urinary retention. Psychiatric problems - eg, depression, anxiety. Prognosis With modern intensive care support, the outcome is excellent for most patients.[]

  • Myelitis

    When urinary retention is an issue, sacral nerve stimulation may help the patient avoid repeated bladder catheterizations.[] Physical therapy may also be helpful to retrain muscles necessary for improved bladder and bowel control and relief of constipation and urinary retention.[] Because constipation and urinary retention are frequent problems in the patient with transverse myelitis, medications may be necessary to treat these problems.[]

  • Subacute Transverse Myelitis

    retention and several episodes of nausea and vomiting.[] A 56-year-old man was admitted to the hospital reporting 5 months of progressive ascending lower extremity weakness and numbness, inability to walk, bowel incontinence,urinary[] When urinary retention is an issue, sacral nerve stimulation may help the patient avoid repeated bladder catheterizations.[]

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    For those who are comfortable while standing, special standing apparatus of work equipment may be considered.[] The latter can lead to neurogenic shock, paralytic ileus, aspiration, urinary retention, priapism and loss of thermoregulation.[] Problems can include urinary retention or high intravesical voiding pressure due to detrusor-sphincter dyssynergy.[]

  • Paraplegia

    All individuals were unable to stand or walk independently or voluntarily move their lower extremities after their injuries.[] Immediately after LP, the patient remarked a sudden worsening in muscular balance of his inferior limbs and a worsening of urinary retention.[] A 70-year-old Arab man with no previous known medical or surgical conditions was hospitalized for brutal heaviness of his lower limbs associated to urinary retention.[]

  • Acute Transverse Myelitis

    By the following day the weakness had progressed to a flaccid paraparesis of both lower limbs and she was unable to support herself in a standing position.[] We describe a 40-year-old man who presented with an acute onset quadriparesis with urinary retention, which was preceded by fever and headache 3 weeks prior.[] Deficits may progress over several more days to a complete transverse sensorimotor myelopathy, causing paraplegia, loss of sensation below the lesion, urinary retention, and[]

  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    Although the epidural abscess was initially treated with antibiotic (cefozopran) for 5 days, he subsequently developed motor weakness, paresthesia and urinary retention.[] Back pain (83%, 10/12) was the most common clinical presentation, followed by paraparesis (50%, 6/12), radiating pain (33%, 4/12), and urinary retention (25%, 3/12).[] retention GBS: If no signs of cauda equina and sensory disturbances paralleling ascending weakness (with hyporeflexia) Bilateral weakness of upper extremities Lesion: Central[]

  • Spinal Cord Transection

    Review Questions: Case 3Following surgical repair of a knife wound the patient is unable to stand or walk becausehe is unable to move or bear weight on his right leg.[] retention, urinary frequency, urinary or fecal incontinence, erectile dysfunction, loss of rectal tone, abnormal bulbocavernosus and anal wink reflexes).[] In lower thoracic and lumbar/sacral cord lesions, hypotension is not present but urinary and bowel retention are.[]

  • Poliomyelitis

    retention and muscle spasms.[] A 50-year-old man had a 3-day history of urinary retention, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, and chills without fever, followed by leg weakness.[] Common manifestations of paralytic poliomyelitis in addition to aseptic meningitis include deep muscle pain, hyperesthesias, paresthesias, and, during active myelitis, urinary[]

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