hyporeflexia

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hyporeflexia

[¦hī·pō·ri′flek·sē·ə]
(medicine)
A condition in which reflexes are below normal, due to a variety of causes.
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A neurologic examination revealed generalized areflexia and weakness in the lower limbs.
Exclusion criteria included individuals with a flaccid paralysis and areflexia, a history of severe autonomic dysreflexia, current PUs under the ITs or in the sacral region, severe cognitive or communicative disorders, intolerance for ES, or any other contraindication for ES.
USH Type I is characterized by congenital bilateral vestibular areflexia with severe balance problems and late walking age, while in USH Type III, the vestibular function deteriorates, leading to increasing problems with balance (Kimberling & Moller, 1995).
5 The problems include loss of fine motor control, rigidity, ataxia, spasticity, hyporeflexia or areflexia, chorea, motor neuron signs or segmental demyelination, sensorineural deafness and progressive mental retardation.
He presented with tetraplegia and areflexia without any sensory signs, although typical GBS patients describe a glove-and-stocking pattern of sensory impairment.
The bird's status was quantified by assessing the depth of sedation and degree of areflexia according to the following criteria, modified from those used in other studies of avian sedation.
Urodynamic examination revealed the presence of neurogenic bladder: low pressure bladder, the lack of sensation, detrusor areflexia and control of urination.
The new findings shed light on the function of muscle stem cells in the onset of the disease, known as infantile myopathy with diaphragmatic weakness, areflexia, respiratory distress and dysphagia,.
Motor system examination showed the presence of flaccid quadriparesis with areflexia.
The most prominent features are a sensory ataxic neuropathy with loss of kinesthetic and vibratory sensation, ataxic gait, positive Romberg sign, and areflexia.
Acute lower extremity weakness with areflexia or diminished reflexes appears over a rapid amount of time such as within 7 days, which indicates that the process is rapidly progressive (Sharshar, Chevret, & Bourdain, 2003).
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy or polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) is a relatively uncommon autoimmune disorder of peripheral nerves that leads to progressive and significant weakness, sensory loss, and areflexia.