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Lhermitte's sign

Lhermitte's sign: Introduction

Lhermitte's sign: is an electrical sensation that runs down the back and into the limbs, and is produced by bending the neck forward. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Lhermitte's sign, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Lhermitte's sign: Symptom Checker

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Lhermitte's sign: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Lhermitte's sign

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Detailed list of causes of Lhermitte's sign

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How Common are these Causes of Lhermitte's sign?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Lhermitte's sign. Of the 15 causes of Lhermitte's sign that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 13 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Lhermitte's sign:

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Medical Conditions associated with Lhermitte's sign:

Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Lhermitte's sign:

Trauma, Vitamin B12 deficiency, Radiation, Myelopathy, Disc herniation (4 causes), Cervical spondylosis, Arnold Chiari malformation, Tumours, Subacute combined degeneration, Spinal cord compression

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