Glossary for Gradual onset of hypotonia
Medical terms related to Gradual onset of hypotonia or mentioned in this section include:
- Allan-Herndon-Dudley Syndrome: A very rare inherited disorder characterized primarilty by mental retardation.
- Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with pyramidal features, autosomal dominant: CMT is an inherited neurological disease characterized by the gradual degeneration of nerves which starts in the hands and feet and results in progressive numbness, muscle weakness and loss of function. Type 5 has an autosomal dominant inheritance, progresses slowly and involves movement disorders.
- Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy: A rare disorder involving swelling of nerve roots and destruction of the protective layer around nerves. Severe symptoms can take up to a year or more to develop.
- Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy: A rare disorder involving swelling of nerve roots and destruction of the protective layer around nerves. Severe symptoms can take up to a year or more to develop.
- Diminished Deep tendon reflexes in lower limb: Diminished deep tendon reflexes in lower limb refers to reduced deep tendon reflexes in a leg.
- Disc herniation:
- Down Syndrome: A chromosome syndrome causing physical effects and mental retardation.
- Edwards Syndrome: A rare inherited genetic disorder where a portion of chromosome 18 is duplicated. Most affected individuals die during the fetal stage and surviving infants have serious defects and tend to live for only a short while.
- Gradual onset of hypotonia in children: Gradual onset of hypotonia in children is a condition in which a child has a slow development of flaccid muscles.
- Hypoactive deep tendon reflexes: delayed tendon reflexes
- Hyporeflexia in children: Hyporeflexia in children refers to a child's reflexes that are underactive or underresponsive to certain stimulation.
- Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
- Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
- Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
- Muscle weakness: Weakness of the muscles or loss of tone
- Muscular Dystrophy: Any of various muscle wasting diseases
- Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
- Myotonic Dystrophy: An inherited disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness and wasting as well as eye defects, heart abnormalities and other anomalies. The severity of the condition is greatly variable. There are two type of myotonic dystrophy with type 1 being more severe than type 2.
- Spina bifida: A congenital condition which is characterized by the abnormal closure of the vertebral arch
- Spinal Muscular Atrophy: A rare condition characterized by progressive degeneration of the spinal and brainstem motor neurons. During fetal development excess primary neurons are formed. The body automatically destroys the extra primary neurons so that only some survive and mature into neurons. In spinal muscular dystrophy, the process that destroys the excess primary neurons doesn't switch off and continues destroying the neurons resulting in progressive motor problems. Various types of the condition range from mild to severe enough to cause death within a couple of years of birth.
- Transverse myelitis: Inflammation of the spinal cord which results in various neurological and muscle symptoms. The inflammation can occur for no obvious reason or may result from a virus, bacterial infection, autoimmune disease or vaccination. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location and degree of inflammation.
- Weakness: Symptoms causing weakness of the body
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