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177 Possible Causes for Hyperextended Neck

  • X-Linked Reducing-Body Myopathy 1A

    Patient 2 habitually hyperextended her neck when bending forward in order to prevent her head from dropping forward.[] Weakness of the neck muscles was noted in several patients.[]

  • Iniencephaly

    Two patients with short and hyperextended neck, cervical meningocele and other birth defects, were born the same day at the same hospital, both died.[]

  • Brain Stem Infarction

    The first patient lost consciousness and the spontaneous respiration ceased during X-ray examination of the cervical spine when the neck was hyperextended.[] The other patient had profuse nosebleed and was treated with posterior tamponation during which she sat for about 10 min with the neck hyperextended.[]

  • Diastrophic Dysplasia

    In a susceptible individual, spinal cord compression may occur for the first time during surgery due to the hyperextended neck position used during intubation.[]

  • Acute Respiratory Infection

    neck – Tripod position (sitting upright and leaning forward) – Cyanosis , coma – Stridor is a late finding 14.[] neck  Tripod position (sitting upright and leaning forward)  Cyanosis , coma, death  Stridor is a late finding ACUTE EPIGLOTTITIS 22.   Do not examine the throat  Assessment[] FEATURES – High fever, sore throat, dyspnea, rapidly progressing respiratory obstruction – Patient may become toxic, difficult swallowing, laboured breathing, drooling, hyperextended[]

  • Acute Epiglottitis

    His mouth was open and his neck was hyperextended.[] […] the neck to enhance air exchange.[] The diagnosis of epiglottitis was established on the basis of physical examination, lateral neck x-ray, and the finding of an enlarged, swollen, erythematous epiglottis on[]

  • Bilirubin Encephalopathy

    The affected baby may then develop a high-pitched cry, hypertonia of extensor muscles with arched back and hyperextended neck, bulging fontanelle and seizures.[] hyperextended backwards, high muscle tone (hypertonia) Poor feeding Late stage: Stupor or coma No feeding Shrill cry Muscle rigidity, markedly arched back with neck hyperextended[] […] startle reflex Poor feeding or sucking Extreme sleepiness (lethargy) and low muscle tone (hypotonia) Middle stage: High-pitched cry Irritability May have arched back with neck[]

  • Tracheomalacia

    Some babies may hyperextend their neck in order to adequately keep their airway open. As children grow, their airways get larger and firmer.[]

  • Breast Hamartoma

    Zoom Surgery was performed under general anaesthesia in the supine position with hyperextended neck.[]

  • Hypergonadotropic Hypogonadism-Cataract Syndrome

    neck Hyperextensible digits Hyperextensible elbows Hyperextensible finger Hyperextensible fingers Hyperextensible hand joints Hyperextensible joints Hyperextensible skin[] […] thalamic pain syndrome Hyperestrogenism hyperevolutiin A hyperexcitability Hyperexcitability Behavior HYPEREXCITABILITY EXTREME HYPEREXCITATION HYPEREXPLEXIA, HEREDITARY Hyperextended[]

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