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areflexia

 [a″re-flek´se-ah]
absence of the reflexes.
detrusor areflexia absence of contractions of the detrusor muscles of the urinary bladder.

a·re·flex·i·a

(ā'rē-flek'sē-ă),
Absence of reflexes.

areflexia

/are·flex·ia/ (a″re-flek´se-ah) absence of reflexes.
detrusor areflexia  failure of the detrusor urinae muscle to respond to stimuli, resulting in failure to empty the bladder completely on urination.

areflexia

(ā′rĭ-flĕk′sē-ə)
n.
The absence of reflexes.

areflexia

[ā′rēflek′sē·ə]
the absence of the reflexes.

areflexia

Neurology An absence of reflexes

a·re·flex·i·a

(ā-rĕ-flek'sē-ă)
Absence of reflexes.
[Gr. a-, not + L. reflectere, to bend back]

areflexia

Absence of tendon jerk reflexes.

a·re·flex·i·a

(ā-rĕ-flek'sē-ă)
Absence of reflexes.

areflexia

absence of the reflexes.

detrusor areflexia
a cause of automatic urinary bladder.
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A neurologic examination revealed quadridistal hypoesthesia with ataxia, areflexia, and diplopia due to paresia of the right VI nerve.
On physical examination, the patient with GBS may elicit either diminished reflex response to lower extremities or areflexia.
There was areflexia with grade 4 power in all limbs, and bilateral paraesthesia with profound loss of proprioception.
Areflexia frequently accompanies Guillain-Barre and occurs in conjunction with delayed impulse velocity along peripheral pathways.
Joy and Johnston (2001) suggest that 90% of people with MS experience bladder dysfunction at some point; detrusor hyperreflexia, detrusor sphincter dyssynergia, and detrusor areflexia are the three most common types.
Destruction of the spinal anterior horn cells may cause acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), presenting as asymmetric limb weakness, hypoflexia or areflexia, and acute bowel or bladder dysfunction that may appear without signs of meningoencephalitis.
Destruction of the spinal anterior horn cells may also cause acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), presenting as asymmetric limb weakness, hypoflexia or areflexia, and acute bowel or bladder dysfunction that may appear without signs of meningoencephalitis.
Presenting symptoms can include symmetric weakness, hypotonia, hyporeflexia or areflexia, muscle atrophy (which may not be obvious due to overlying fatty tissue) and fasciculations of the tongue.
Friedreich ataxia (FA) is an autosomal recessive spinocerebellar syndrome with onset before age 25, characterized by progressive cerebellar ataxia, dysarthria, areflexia, sensory loss in lower limbs, pyramidal weakness, and Babinski signs (1).
neurological condition characterised by the slow onset of weakness, areflexia and impaired sensation, which progressively increases1.
There was global hypotonia and deep tendon areflexia, with sparing of all sensory modalities.
Most case-patients also had hyporeflexia or areflexia (73%, n = 11) and hypotonia of the arms (60%, n = 9) and legs (80%, n = 12).