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Glossary for Abnormal patellar reflex

Medical terms related to Abnormal patellar reflex or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abnormal pain: The abnormal presence of pain that one may feel
  • Abnormal patellar reflex in children: Abnormal contraction of the quadriceps muscle when the kneecap of a child is struck with a knee hammer.
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A degenerative motor neuron disease marked by weakness and wasting of the muscles which starts at the hands and legs and spreads to the rest of the body. Death occurs in 2 to 5 years. Also called Lou Gehrig's disease or wasting palsy.
  • Brain cancer: Cancer of the brain.
  • Brain tumor: A condition which is characterized by the abnormal growth of tissue within the brain
  • Dermatomyositis: A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash.
  • Eaton Lambert syndrome: is a rare disorder of neuromuscular transmission
  • Eclampsia: serious complication of pregnancy and is characterised by high blood pressure and convulsions
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system
  • Hepatic encephalopathy: Caused by marked liver disease that results in disturbances of consciousness
  • Hypocalcemia: Low blood calcium levels
  • Hypothyroidism: The decreased activity of the thyroid gland
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome: A condition where a patient with a carcinoma suffers from progressive muscular weakness.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Patellar pain: Patellar pain refers to discomfort in the kneecap.
  • Pregnancy toxemia /hypertension: Preeclampsia is the development of high blood pressure, excess protein in the urine and swelling during pregnancy. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe. The blood pressure usually returns to normal after delivery.
  • Reflex symptoms: Changes to the nerve reflexes
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Spinal Cord Tumor: Cancer of the spinal cord or central nervous system.
  • Spinal cord lesion: Spinal cord lesion is a condition in which there is an area of abnormal tissue on the spinal cord.
  • Stroke: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Syringomyelia: Spinal cord cysts
  • Tetanus: A disease caused by chemicals which are produced by a bacterium (clostridium tetani) and are toxic to the nerves. The infection usually occurs when the bacteria enter the body through a deep wound - these bacteria are anaerobic and hence don't need oxygen to survive.

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