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565 Possible Causes for Upper Motor Neuron Signs

  • Boucher-Neuhauser Syndrome

    […] of upper motor neuron disease (spasticity, positive extensor plantar reflex and/or brisk reflexes), including a spastic Boucher-Neuhäuser syndrome phenotype (Family ARCA_[academic.oup.com] […] syndromes ( Holmes, 1907 ; Neuhauser and Opitz, 1975 ), two of four subjects with Boucher-Neuhäuser syndrome as well as the subject with Gordon Holmes syndrome showed clinical signs[academic.oup.com]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    Examination may reveal motor and sensory disturbance in the upper limbs and upper motor neurone signs in the lower limbs (weakness, increased tone, increased reflexes, and[patient.info] Upper motor neuron signs, such as hyperactive deep tendon reflexes or the presence of pathologic reflexes, such as the Babinski's sign or Hoffmann's sign, are typically absent[aafp.org] […] and sensory disturbance in upper and lower limbs, and urinary urge incontinence.[patient.info]

  • Vascular Dementia

    Clinical neurological findings especially early in the course of subcortical VaD include mild upper motor neuron signs, gait disorder, imbalance and falls.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Paraparesis

    […] disease or cervical myelopathy There were (no) upper motor neuron signs in the upper limbs to suggest cervical myelopathy or bilateral strokes To complete my examination[medicaleducationleeds.com] Signs [ 1 ] These are largely upper motor neurone signs: Spastic paraparesis or paraplegia.[patient.info] neuron disease) Syringomyelia Spastic paraparesis and UMN signs in upper limbs: Cervical myelopathy (above C5) Bilateral strokes Spastic paraparesis and absent ankle jerk[medicaleducationleeds.com]

  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    Lower motor neurone signs in the upper limbs (atrophy, hyporeflexia).[patient.info] The bilateral hyperreflexia and intermittent twitching of the lower limbs were non-specific signs of upper motor neuron lesions that could have been a consequence of general[jmedicalcasereports.com] […] forearm Lower arm Signs of myelopathy on examination: Increased upper and lower limb reflexes or other upper motor neurone signs suggest myelopathy.[patient.info]

  • Neurenteric Cyst

    Clinical examination revealed a confused patient with left hemiparesis (power 4/5 in both left upper and lower limbs), upper motor neuron type signs in left half of the body[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (up going plantar reflex and exaggerated deep tendon reflexes at 3 ), left facial weakness of upper motor neuron type.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bilateral Leg Weakness

    Spinal cord lesions: Upper motor neuron signs, sphincter dysfunction, and autonomic dysfunction may be present.[sites.google.com] Just to remind you: UPPER MOTOR NEURONE SIGNS Indicate that the lesion is above the anterior horn cell (i.e. spinal cord, brain stem, motor cortex).[ole.bris.ac.uk] It causes lower motor neurone (LMN) and upper motor neurone (UMN) dysfunction, leading to a mixed UMN/LMN picture of muscular paralysis, usually with LMN signs predominating[patient.info]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis 11

    […] only upper motor neuron signs in at least two regions, or the presence of lower motor neuron signs rostral to upper motor neuron signs, if supporting laboratory results cannot[symptoma.com] motor neuron signs in one region only, or the presence of only upper motor neuron signs in one region and lower motor neuron signs in at least two regions, with lower motor[symptoma.com] Besides those lower motor neuron signs, ALS patients may show distinct symptoms of upper motor neuron disease.[symptoma.com]

  • Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis

    In view of the fact that CTX can present with upper motor neuronal signs it is interesting that CYP27 has been shown to be a candidate gene for sporadic ALS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Cord Compression

    […] and lower motor neuron signs Below the level of compression there are usually upper motor neuron signs i.e. brisk reflexes and spasticity At the level of compression there[dundeemedstudentnotes.wordpress.com] Lower motor neurone signs in the upper limbs (atrophy, hyporeflexia).[patient.info] (at or below C5) Lower motor neuron signs and segmental sensory loss in the arms; upper motor neuron signs in the legs Respiratory (intercostal) weakness Thoracic Spastic[dundeemedstudentnotes.wordpress.com]

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