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136 Possible Causes for Cough Headache, Hyperreflexia, Obstructive Hydrocephalus

  • Brain Neoplasm

    Neurologic examination revealed severe right leg weakness with hyperreflexia, ankle clonus, and a questionable plantar response.[thefreelibrary.com] Common symptoms include: headaches (often worse in the morning and when coughing or straining) fits (seizures) regularly feeling sick or vomiting memory problems or changes[nhs.uk] Symptoms, as a result of a mass effect from the tumour or due to obstructive hydrocephalus, include morning headaches, nausea, vomiting, diplopia (a manifestation of sixth[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Arnold Chiari Malformation

    Pascual J: Primary cough headache. Curr Pain Headache Rep 2005, 9 :272–276. PubMed Google Scholar 10.[doi.org] Variable other central nervous system abnormalities might be present (partial or complete agenesis of the corpus callosum, a small fourth ventricle, obstructive hydrocephalus[orpha.net] It may be associated with stenosis of the aqueduct of Sylvius with obstructive hydrocephalus, and atrophy of the brain tissue.[whonamedit.com]

  • Platybasia

    According to Sawin and Menezes series in persons with osteogenesis imperfecta (1997), symptoms and signs included headache (76%), lower cranial nerve dysfunction (68%), hyperreflexia[dizziness-and-balance.com] headache, lower cranial nerve palsies, corticospinal signs, hydrocephalus, cerebellar dysfunction, syringomyelia and syringobulbia, as first reported by Homen [ 10 ]in 1901[doi.org] hydrocephalus.[neuroradiologyonthenet.blogspot.com]

  • Malignant Glioma

    Common symptoms include: headaches (often worse in the morning and when coughing or straining) fits (seizures) regularly feeling sick or vomiting memory problems or changes[nhs.uk] hydrocephalus.)[hopkinsmedicine.org] The headaches, which can be accompanied by vomiting in the morning, may get worse with coughing or exercise or a change in position, such as kneeling.[nbcnews.com]

  • Arnold-Chiari Malformation Type 1

    Upper spinal cord compression will cause long tract signs (hyperreflexia, Hoffman’s sign, clonus and Babinski’s reflex).[neckandback.com] In symptomatic patients, it is associated with: spinal diseases - 50% of cases: syringomyelia hydromyelia cranial disorders - 10% of cases: obstructive hydrocephalus Links[gpnotebook.co.uk] […] any symptoms. 0002015 Gait ataxia Inability to coordinate movements when walking 0002066 Increased intracranial pressure Rise in pressure inside skull 0002516 Lower limb hyperreflexia[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Stroke

    An examination showed decreased strength on the right side, with hyperreflexia and an up-going plantar response.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] These signs include restlessness, confusion, trouble following commands, and headache.[healthlinkbc.ca] Obstructive hydrocephalus is also noted, with dilatation of the lateral ventricles, likely due to compression of the foramen of Monroe.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Ventricular Hemorrhage

    He had hyperreflexia of the left extremities and paresthesia of the left upper extremity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] May occur when lying flat May awaken patient from sleep May increase with change in position May increase with bending, straining, and coughing Loss of coordination Loss[snc.md] Three consecutive patients with ICH and severe IVH were treated with EVD immediately after admission due to acute obstructive hydrocephalus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    The initial presenting complaints for patients with the WFS usually include a diversity of nonspecific, vague symptoms such as cough, dizziness, headache, sore throat, chills[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Less commonly, patients may develop cognitive impairment and gait ataxia due to obstructive hydrocephalus with ventricular dilatation.[doi.org] If the organism is coughed onto a desk and remains there for a minute or longer, it will dry out and die.[dhhs.nh.gov]

  • Spastic Ataxia with Congenital Miosis

    Hyperreflexia suggests an upper motor neuron dysfunction. Hyperreflexia usually has a positive Babinkski's sign and spasticity.[wikidoc.org] Lying flat diminishes the headache; coughing, sneezing, defecating, or crying worsens it.[healio.com] There may be other signs secondary to obstructive hydrocephalus.[patient.info]

  • Hydrocephalus

    […] growth chart) Tense fontanelle Setting sun sign : persistent downward deviation of the eyes due to increased ICP in infants and young children Lower extremity spasticity, hyperreflexia[amboss.com] […] or fingernails rapid breathing fatigue anxiety confusion daily headache Chronic respiratory failure is a serious illness that gets worse over time.[healthline.com] Patients with an intraventricular haematoma with no evidence of obstructive hydrocephalus were also excluded from the study.[doi.org]

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