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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In conclusion, symptoms such as lethargy, hyporeflexia, paralytic ileus, hypotension, bradycardia or respiratory depression should prompt physicians to consider hypermagnesaemia in the differential diagnosis even in the absence of renal dysfunction.
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.
A distinct syndrome of subacute ascending lower extremity weakness with paresthesias and radicular pain, hyporeflexia or areflexia, and urinary retention has been reported and has been termed polyradiculomyelitis (4,6,7), polyradiculopathy (1,3) or polyradiculomyelopathy (PRAM) (8,9).
R had significant weakness above C5, hyporeflexia, and worsening dysphagia, which prompted ongoing investigation.
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.
This deficiency causes an accumulation of endogenous GHB, GABA, and products of gamma-oxidation, leading to motor problems including ataxia, hyporeflexia, and seizures as well as mental retardation, hyperkinesis, psychosis, and numerous other neurologic manifestations (Gibson et al.
Skeletal and smooth muscle hyporeflexia usually precede central nervous system dysfunction, i.
Peripheral neuropathy [36], epilepsy [37], cerebellar syndrome [38] myopathy and hyporeflexia [35] have all been reported in association with coeliac disease.
Symmetric peripheral neuropathy, beginning with symmetric parasthesias of the lower extremities, can ascend to eventually involve the upper extremities; hyporeflexia may be present; occasionally autonomic neuropathy occurs, which can present as orthostatic hypotension.