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190 Possible Causes for Axial Rigidity

  • Stiff-Person Syndrome

    Stiff person syndrome is a neurologic disorder characterized by axial rigidity leading to progressive disability, with broad clinical spectrum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They all share the core clinical features of appendicular and axial rigidity caused by continuous involuntary motor unit activity, and superimposed stimulus-sensitive spasms[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] When strict diagnostic criteria are used, patients with the stiff man syndrome uniformly have axial rigidity, and about 90% are found to have antibodies against glutamic acid[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Classic Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Syndrome

    Clifford Richardson identified patients in Toronto with a syndrome of supranuclear vertical gaze palsy, pseudobulbar palsy, axial rigidity-in-extension, and cognitive impairment[discovery.ucl.ac.uk] Later, axial rigidity, and facial immobility can occur, and supranuclear downgaze paresis may emerge after a decade.[orpha.net] Axial rigidity is often a striking early feature, limb rigidity is more common and severe than in RS where muscle tone may be normal.[movementdisorders.org]

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

    Her case was complicated by poor ability to visually track objects, axial rigidity, retropulsion, poor postural control with reaching and declines in cognitive awareness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] On examination, supranuclear horizontal and vertical gaze palsies, axial rigidity, bradykinesia, and generalized hyperreflexia were present.[doi.org] Later, axial rigidity, and facial immobility can occur, and supranuclear downgaze paresis may emerge after a decade.[orpha.net]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    With respect to Cartesian coordinates in the reference image plane, its elements are This strain tensor is zero for any rigid body motion (translation or rotation).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Results Tagged images were obtained in a sagittal plane approximately 1 cm lateral to the midline, and in an axial plane roughly tangent to the inferior limits of the corpus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Endometriosis

    […] and sagittal convex high‐frequency probe with or without a rigid linear probe or a flexible endoscope with lateral view and a convex high frequency echo probe Participants[dx.doi.org] […] to produce a multi‐planar image in 3 planes: longitudinal, transverse and coronal TRUS (transrectal ultrasonography) Equipment: An ultrasound scanner with a 2‐dimensional axial[dx.doi.org]

  • Pleuropulmonary Blastoma

    […] and axial muscles, and leading to progressive disability.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Stiff person syndrome is a rare autoimmune, neurological disorder characterized by progressive rigidity and episodic painful spasms, predominantly affecting the proximal limbs[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Young-Onset Parkinson Disease

    rigidity No Data Other present absent Smoking History smoking history No Data years smoking No Data Optional data Mini-mental status score No Data Hoehn and Yahr No Data[catalog.coriell.org] […] palsy present absent Cerebellar signs (other than activation tremor) present absent Fluctuations No Data hallucinations No Data dysautonomia No Data Memory loss No Data axial[catalog.coriell.org]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    rigidity (eg, stiff neck) more than appendicular rigidity Early dementia Supranuclear gaze palsy Unusual movements besides tremor, eg, limb dystonia, myoclonus, limb levitation[dx.doi.org] ., fludrocortisone Progressive supranuclear palsy Early falls backwards, cognitive or behavioural changes Gaze palsy (down more than up), axial rigidity, frontal and pyramidal[doi.org] Clinical features that suggest a diagnosis other than Parkinson disease include 1 : Poor response to adequate dosages of levodopa Early onset of postural instability and falls Axial[dx.doi.org]

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    , and gait difficulty Axial posture becomes progressively flexed and strides become shorter Postural instability (balance impairment) is a late phenomenon Nonmotor symptoms[emedicine.medscape.com] […] include the following: Typically asymmetric The most common initial finding is a resting tremor in an upper extremity Over time, patients experience progressive bradykinesia, rigidity[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Bone Metastasis

    Load-bearing capacity, axial rigidity, bending rigidity calculated, and normalized by BMI.[en.wikibooks.org]

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