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Flashcards in Spinal Cord Syndromes Deck (6)
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1

polio path

LMNs lesioned

2

polio sx

flaccid paralysis
areflexia
fasciculations (early)
muscle atrophy (late)

3

floppy baby associated w/...

polio?

4

tabes dorsalis mech

neuro syph
progressive demyelinating disease

5

tabes dorsalis path

demyelinate heavily myelinated (Ia, Ib, A-beta)
lesion DC (more common in lumbar - only FG)
A-delta may demyelinate too --> pain

6

tabes dorsalis sx

paresthesias, pain, polyuria
romberg sign
suppressed muscle stretch reflexes