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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·re·flex·i·a

(ā'rē-flek'sē-ă),
Absence of reflexes.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

areflexia

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

Neurology An absence of reflexes
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

a·re·flex·i·a

(ā-rĕ-flek'sē-ă)
Absence of reflexes.
[Gr. a-, not + L. reflectere, to bend back]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

areflexia

Absence of tendon jerk reflexes.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

a·re·flex·i·a

(ā-rĕ-flek'sē-ă)
Absence of reflexes.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Clinically, at presentation, all of them had symmetrical, ascending areflexic weakness of the lower limbs, with 21/24 (87.5%) having upper limb involvement (Table 3).
The combination of generalized areflexic flaccid paraparesis with facial diplegia, ophthalmoplegia, and bulbar weakness often leads to the diagnosis of acute polyradiculoneuropathy (GBS) or its variant.
In view of Bell's palsy, meningeal symptoms, thoracic sensory level, areflexic flaccid paralysis, pleocytosis with neutrophilic predominance, hypoglycorrhachia, and elevated protein in CSF, CMV infection in nervous system (specifically PRAM) was considered and intravenous ganciclovir was started.
Symptoms include diffuse leg pain and sacral paresthesias progressing to weakness and flaccid, areflexic paraparesis, as well as urinary retention in more than two-thirds of patients (3).
She was confused with gaze-evoked nystagmus and bilateral abducens nerve palsies, was areflexic with mildly reduced power and limb dysdiadochokinesia, and could not sit because of severe truncal ataxia.
The reflex magnitude in RF and VM increased along with the increase in the muscular activity during midstance and terminal swing phase During the transition period however, all the subjects remained areflexic during this period despite significant increase in the EMG background activity (Fig-4).
In addition, he was areflexic, although this may have been secondary to his diabetes mellitus.
On physical examination, he had tremor and areflexic weakness in both arms and asymmetric weakness in the legs with hypoactive reflexes; sensation was intact.
Following extubation, bilateral facial and areflexic, asymmetric weakness was observed in all extremities; sensory examination was normal.
At 1 year, 43 (72%) patients voided normally, 5(8.3%) were areflexic and performed self-catheterization, 5 (8.3%) had urge incontinence, and 5(8.3%) had mild stress incontinence requiring no treatment.
He was areflexic in the legs with either hyporeflexia (biceps and supinator reflexes) or areflexia (triceps reflexes) in the arms.
On day 30, the patient was transferred for rehabilitation with flaccid, areflexic paralysis in the right leg and variable weakness and diminished reflexes in all other limbs.