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All of the following can lead to trophic ulcers in the fingers EXCEPT- (AIIMS Nov 2010)



A Cervical disc prolapse

B Subacute combined degeneration of spinal cord

C Leprosy

D Syringomyelia

Ans. B

Subacute combined degeneration of spinal cord

Tabes dorsalis

1). Tabes dorsalis is characterized by areflexia resulting from degeneration, demyelination of posterior nerve root (M./C & earliest feature) and ganglia

2). Tabes dorsalis is a parenchymatous manifestation of tertiary stage of syphilis.

3). Characterized by demyelination and degeneration of posterior nerve roots and posterior column of cord.

4). Associated with an atonic bladder

5). Argyll Robertson pupil

a. Loss of light reflex

b. Accommodation reflex present (ARP)

c. Pupil is small, irregular and does not respond to mydriatics

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