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From September 2008 to January 2014, a total of 24 Myanmarese patients were hospitalised with ascending, areflexic weakness (Figure 1).
Presenting history and rapidly progressive areflexic paralysis suggested the diagnosis of GBS.
In view of Bell's palsy, meningeal symptoms, thoracic sensory level, areflexic flaccid paralysis, pleocytosis with neutrophilic predominance, hypoglycorrhachia, and elevated protein in CSF, CMV infection in nervous system (specifically PRAM) was considered and intravenous ganciclovir was started.
Physical examination revealed that the deep tendon reflexes of both knees were areflexic.
He was bilaterally areflexic at the knees and ankles.
Three patients were hyperreflexic, 8 were areflexic, and 6 were hyporeflexic.
Among 16 children with areflexic bladder, average bladder capacity reportedly increased from 72 mL to 210 mL and the detrusor became contractile in 13 of the patients.
Level of 0 = Alert Consciousness 1 = Not alert; but arousable by minor stimulation to obey, answer or respond 2 = Not alert; requires repeated stimulation to attend, or is obtunded and requires strong or painful stimulation to make movements (Not stereotyped) 3 = Responds only with reflex motor or autonomic effects or totally unresponsive, flaccid, and areflexic 1b.
She had gaze-evoked nystagmus, past-pointing in the arms, and areflexic, flaccid, paralysed legs.
16 During early stance phase it shows a very strong appearance followed by an areflexic period from midstance to the end of the swing phase.
Urodynamic analysis was performed to determine the type of urinary incontinence and areflexic bladder was found.
On admission, he was hypoxic, hypotensive, bradycardic and areflexic.
In addition, he was areflexic, although this may have been secondary to his diabetes mellitus.
On physical examination, he had tremor and areflexic weakness in both arms and asymmetric weakness in the legs with hypoactive reflexes; sensation was intact.