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Glossary for Increased deep tendon reflexes in the lower limbs

Medical terms related to Increased deep tendon reflexes in the lower limbs or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis: A type of encephalitis that usually follows an acute viral infection and involves an immune attack on myelin tissue which is part of the nervous system. Initial symptoms include fever, headache, vomiting and drowsiness followed by seizures, coma and paralysis. Often results in permanent neurological disorders.
  • Astrocytoma: A malignant tumour of the nervous system composed of astrocytes.
  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia: A slow-progressing degeneration of the tract that connects the brain to the spinal cord (corticospinal tract) resulting in muscle spasticity, weakness and paralysis. The severity of symptoms is determined by the nature and extent of the damage.
  • Hyperparathyroidism: Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands.
  • Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
  • Limb-body wall complex: A rare condition where disruption of the amniotic band system can result in head, heart, lung, diaphragm, kidney or gonad abnormalities .
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Reflex symptoms: Changes to the nerve reflexes
  • Sudden onset of increased deep tendon reflexes in the lower limbs: Sudden onset of increased deep tendon reflexes in the lower limbs is the rapid development of over-reactive deep tendon reflexes.
  • Tendon pain: Pain due to inflammation of the connective tissue of the body.
  • Tendon symptoms: Symptoms affecting the tendons in joints.
  • 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.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Increased deep tendon reflexes in the lower limbs:

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