A neurologic examination revealed quadridistal hypoesthesia with ataxia, areflexia
, and diplopia due to paresia of the right VI nerve.
Following the increased incidence of GBS associated with the swine flu vaccination program in the United States in 1976, the ad hoc committee of the National Institute of Neurological and Communication Disorders and Stroke proposed a set of clinical diagnostic criteria for GBS which required the presence of universal areflexia
or hyporeflexia as well as progressive motor weakness in more than one limb in 1978, which were later reaffirmed in 1981 and 1990.
Citation: "Mutations in MEGF 10, a regulator of satellite cell myogenesis, cause early onset myopathy, areflexia
, respiratory distress and dysphagia (EMARDD);" Clare V.
The Miller-Fisher syndrome is typically rare and presents with a classic triad of symptoms, which include ataxia, areflexia
, and opthalmoplegia.
CMV is a recognised cause of acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculopathy (Guillain-Barre syndrome), the hallmarks of which are rapidly progressive ascending and often asymmetrical paraesthesiae, sensory loss and areflexia
, as well as urinary retention, constipation and incontinence.
He also discussed the phenomena of areflexia
and reflex inversion and stressed the disappearance of the Achilles tendon reflex in cases of sciatica (1896) and in tabes dorsalis (1898).
The child's physical examination showed mild facial weakness, areflexia
, ataxia, and impaired sensation.
GBS is clinically described as an ascending and progressive muscular weakness with areflexia
, which progresses over a few days to a few weeks.
Chloroquine-induced myopathy and neuropathy: progressive tetraparesis with areflexia
that simulates a polyradiculoneuropathy.
Neurological investigation confirmed a central muscle tonus disability--hypotonic syndrome, which gradually led to areflexia
, fault of muscle perception and tonic convulsions.
4) Sensory symptoms, areflexia
, and preferential loss of vibration or joint position sense are other hallmark features of CIDP.
Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral neuropathy Characteristics Sensory Symptoms * Paresthesia * Hyperesthesia * Hypoesthesia * Dysesthesia * Pain * Numbness and tingling * Hyporeflexia or areflexia
* Diminished or absent proprioception, vibratory sensation, cutaneous sensation, or sense of sharp or dull discrimination Motor Symptoms * Weakness * Gait disturbance * Balance disturbance * Difficulty with fine motor skills (e.