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Differential Diagnosis For Absent knee reflexes


List of current finding(s):

Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Hypothermia, accidental/exposure
Lumbar plexus/radiation neuritis
Surgical, Procedure Complication
Anesthesia, general
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Tabes dorsalis
Poliomyelitis, acute
Infected organ, Abscesses
Lumbar disk infection/pyogenic
Granulomatous, Inflammatory Disorders
Arachnoiditis lumbosacral
Neoplastic Disorders
Lumbar plexus tumor/metastasis
Caudal spinal cord tumor
Sacrococcygeal tumor
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Guillain-Barre syndrome
Polyneuropathy, sensory, inflam'y/acute
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDIP)
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
Diabetes mellitus
Diabetic autonomic neuropathy syndrome
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Polyneuropathy, diabetic
Abetalipoproteinemia (Bassen Kornzweig)
Biochemical Disorders
Electrolyte abnormalities
Periodic paralysis
Deficiency Disorders
Vitamin E deficiency
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Periodic paralysis, hypokalemic
Peroneal muscular atrophy(Charcot Mar.)
Periodic paralysis, familial
Dominant SCA/Spinal Cerebellar ataxias
Friedreich's Ataxia
Roussy-Levy syndrome
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Lumbar herniated disk syndrome
Lumbar Spinal stenosis
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Hypothyroidism (myxedema)
Complete heart block
Hypothyroidism, juvenile
Tonic pupil syndrome (Adie)
Reference to Organ System
Lumbosacral plexus disorder
Motor neuron disease
Cauda equina syndrome
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Curare Administration/Toxicity
Succinylcholine (Anectine) Administration/Toxicity
Pyridoxine excess/megadose
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Overdose, drug/alcohol
Alcohol polyneuritis
Curare poisoning/curare-like agents
Lead nephropathy, chronic
Polyneuropathy, arsenical
Absence of reflex, Absent reflex, Absent reflex (finding), Absent reflexes, Areflexia, Bone structure of knee, Bone structure of knee (body structure), Genu, KNEE, Knee region, Knee region structure, Knee region structure (body structure), Knees, NO REFLEXES, Reflex absent, REFLEX LOSS, REFLEXES ABSENT, Subdivision of knee
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)