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Glossary for Ankle clonus

Medical terms related to Ankle clonus or mentioned in this section include:

  • Ankle conditions: Conditions that affect the ankle
  • Ankle pain: Pain affecting the ankle joint
  • Ankle spasm: A sudden involuntary contraction of the muscles surrounding the ankle joint.
  • Ankle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the ankle
  • Arm symptoms: Symptoms affecting the arm
  • Autonomic nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the autonomic nervous system
  • Baltic myoclonic epilepsy: A rare inherited type of progressive myoclonus epilepsy which tends to cause symptoms during childhood. The involuntary muscle movements tend to occur more frequently and become more severe with increasing age. Symptoms may occur following various stimuli such as light, stress or exercise.
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Cerebral Palsy: Any brain disorder causing movement disability
  • Chromosome 18, Tetrasomy 18p: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are four copies of short arm of chromosome 18 instead of the normal two which results in various genital, kidney, digital, head and face abnormalities.
  • Clonus: An involuntary muscular contraction and relaxation in rapid succession.
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: A very rare degenerative brain disease that can be inherited, transmitted (eg in surgical transplants using infected tissue) or as a result of genetic mutations. The condition is fatal.
  • Epilepsy: Paroxysmal transient disturbances of brain function that may manifest as loss of consciousness, abnormal motor phenomena
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Foot symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both feet
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Huntington's disease: Inherited disease causing progressive mental deterioration.
  • Joint symptoms: Symptoms affecting the joints.
  • Lafora body disease: A condition characterized by attacks of intermittent or continuous clonus of muscle groups
  • Leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the leg
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Lower leg symptoms: Symptoms affecting the lower legs, calves and shins.
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • 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
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Reflex symptoms: Changes to the nerve reflexes
  • Riley Shwachman syndrome: A rare condition involving bone changes and exaggerated reflexes.
  • Sjogren-Larsson syndrome: A rare inherited neurological and skin disorder characterized by mental retardation, spastic paraplegia and thickened scaly skin (ichthyosis). The condition involves a deficiency of fatty alcohol oxidoreductase which causes an accumulation of long-chain fatty alcohols.
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
  • Spasms: Involuntary muscle movements without full control.
  • Spastic paraplegia 19, autosomal dominant: A rare genetic disorder characterized mainly by progressive spasticity and weakness of the lower legs. The condition is generally slow progressing with wheelchair confinement occurring only rarely.
  • Spastic paraplegia 33, autosomal dominant: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by progressive stiffness and increased reflexes in the leg muscles.
  • Spinal cord injury: spinal cord injury causes myelopathy or damage to white matter or myelinated fiber tracts that carry sensation and motor signals to and from the brain
  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis: A progressive neurological disorder involving inflammation of the brain caused by a complication of the measles virus. It can occur up to 10 years after the initial measles virus and may be due to a defective immune response to the virus or a reactivation of the virus.
  • Sudden onset of ankle clonus: Sudden onset of ankle clonus is the rapid development of involuntary ankle muscle contractions and relaxations when trying to keep those muscles stretched.
  • Tendon symptoms: Symptoms affecting the tendons in joints.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ankle clonus:

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