Symptom: Reflex symptoms


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Reflex symptoms: Changes to the nerve reflexes
Introduction: The body's reflexes are controlled by nerves. Thus, any abnormality in reflex responses can indicate damage or disease of the nerves. Any change in reflexes needs medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Reflex symptoms:
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Reflex symptoms (15 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Reflex symptoms (1 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Reflex symptoms: blinking symptoms (6)
    Reflex symptoms type of: Nerve symptoms (207), Autonomic nerve symptoms (19)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Conditions listing symptoms: Reflex symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Reflex symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    C

  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder ... loss of reflexes
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy ... loss of deep tendon reflexes (areflexia)
  • Concussion ... normal reflexes

    F

  • Friedreich's ataxia ... loss of knee reflex

    G

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome ... loss of reflexes

    H

  • Hydranencephaly ... normal reflexes

    I

  • Infant botulism food poisoning ... decreased gag reflex

    M

  • Miller Fisher Syndrome ... areflexia (absence of reflexes)
  • Multiple Sclerosis ... abnormal foot reflexes

    P

  • Parkinson's Disease ... loss of postural reflexes
  • Ptosis ... poor blinking reflex

    S

  • Spasticity ... exaggerated deep tendon reflexes
  • Spinal cord injury ... loss of reflex function
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II ... degraded deep tendon reflexes

    T

  • Tetanus ... hyperreflexia
    Conditions listing complications: Reflex symptoms: The following list of conditions have 'Reflex symptoms' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    S

  • Stroke ... Abnormal head reflexes, Abnormal torso reflexes


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