areflexia


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Noun1.areflexia - absence of a reflexareflexia - absence of a reflex; a sign of possible nerve damage
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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a·re·flex·i·a

n. arreflexia, ausencia de reflejos.
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We included all the patients presenting with acute progressive weakness, areflexia, and albuminocytological dissociation in the cerebrospinal fluid fulfilling the clinical criteria of Asbury et al27 and electrodiagnostic criteria of Hadden et al28 for GBS.
1] It is characterized by distal muscle weakness and atrophy, distal sensory loss, areflexia, and pes cavus.
Peripheral neuropathies consist of injury or loss of peripheral nerves function, observed by conscious proprioceptive deficits, hypoalgesia or analgesia and hyporeflexia or areflexia of the affected limb (VAN METRE et al.
A 6-year-old girl presented with fever, headache, and flaccid paralysis of the right arm with areflexia.
Considering the age of complaint onset, absence of any known cardiac involvement, absence of similar complaints in family members, ENMG findings compliant with sensory-motor type neuropathy and accompanying areflexia, the presence of generalized tonicclonic type seizures, our case was determined to indicate chorea-acanthocytosis, which is a neurodegenerative neuroacanthocytosis subgroup.
A case whose bladder's pathology changed from areflexia to instability with impaired contractility was reported in a study by Porru and colleagues (7).
4%) Upper 24/32 (75%) Lower 19 (100%) Lower 31/32 (97%) Areflexia 18 (95%) 31/32 (97%) Increased CSF protein 8 (42.
Miller Fisher Syndrome (MFS) also called Fisher's syndrome are the clinical triad of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and areflexia.
In addition, signs including apnea, areflexia, and hypothermia may also be observed.
Areflexia and electrophysiological evidence of proximal affection was common, reflecting proximal spread of neuropathic process.
Among the 32 patients with completed chart reviews, the most common recorded clinical neurologic signs and symptoms were hyporeflexia or areflexia (n = 31, 97%), leg weakness (n = 31, 97%), leg paresthesia (n = 24, 75%), arm weakness (n = 24, 75%), facial weakness (n = 20, 63%), arm numbness (n = 19, 59%), and dysphagia (n = 19, 59%).
Examination revealed bilateral facial-nerve palsies, quadriparesis, global areflexia, absence of proprioception, and patchy loss of sensation below T4.