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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It appears that after the sessions, the patient's symptoms may lessen and areflexia may even disappear because the circulating antibodies are removed.
All fulfilled the clinical criteria of the typical form of FA (1): age of onset before 20 and progressive cerebellar ataxia with dysarthria, areflexia, deep sensory loss in lower limbs, pyramidal weakness, and Babinski signs.
Complete transection of the spinal cord at T8-9 segments resulted in total flaccid paralysis of the lower limbs accompanied by bladder areflexia.
Quetiapine overdose is associated with tachycardia, hypotension, prolonged QT interval and drowsiness (1), while baclofen in overdose has been reported to cause hypotonia, areflexia, respiratory depression, coma, hypothermia and autonomic disturbances (1).
It is characterized by areflexia and an ascending, predominantly motor, neuropathy.
R was experiencing marked weakness, altered sensation, areflexia, and swallowing difficulties.
So here you have a combination of a left hemiparesis, pinpoint pupils, and areflexia.
In addition to skeletal anomalies, a lumbar hemangioma, bilateral foot deformities, distal leg atrophy and weakness, and areflexia at the ankles were present.
He was areflexic in the legs with either hyporeflexia (biceps and supinator reflexes) or areflexia (triceps reflexes) in the arms.
The patient remained unresponsive with flaccid paralysis and areflexia.
Initial examination revealed a normothermic haemodynamically stable unresponsive patient with flaccid quadriplegia, total areflexia with no response to cephalic or peripheral painful stimuli.
Patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) experience proximal- and distal-extremity weakness, sensory loss, and often hyporeflexia or areflexia.