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393 Possible Causes for Hyperextension of the Neck

  • Gaucher Disease Type 2

    Symptoms include: difficulties opening the mouth (trismus), a squint (strabismus), severe hyperextension and arching of the head, neck and spine and other symptoms and abnormal[socialstyrelsen.se]

  • Head and Neck Surgery

    […] in hyperextension for head and neck surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] that CSH was precipitated by hyperextension of the neck during positioning.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] patient with recurrent thyroid carcinoma, previously treated with surgery and radiotherapy, who developed asystolic episodes on 2 occasions as the result of positioning of the neck[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Cord Infarction

    At the termination of the procedure, a chin-to-chest suture was placed to prevent unintentional hyperextension of the neck.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In this position, the thoracic cord is under the greatest degree of mechanical pressure, while the patient’s neck is unrestricted as the surfer paddles out.[practicalneurology.com] In contact sports, such a Grade 3 sprain is typically caused by an axial compression force when the neck is in hyperflexion or hyperextension.[chiro.org]

  • Stroke

    […] of the neck,” a considerably less grabby, though ultimately scarier name.[theatlantic.com] […] no — getting one’s hair washed is merely one possibility in a range of options that cause the actual medical condition properly known as “vertebral artery dissection from hyperextension[theatlantic.com]

  • Alprostadil

    […] of the neck, stiffness, cortical proliferation of the long bones, microcephaly, leg cramps [ Ref ] Metabolic Common (1% to 10%): Hypokalemia , hypertriglyceridemia, hypercholesterolemia[drugs.com] The following reactions have been reported in less than 1% of the patients: cerebral bleeding, hyperextension of the neck, hyperirritability, hypothermia , jitteriness, lethargy[rxlist.com] The following reactions have been reported in less than 1% of the patients: cerebral bleeding, hyperextension of the neck, hyperirritability, hypothermia, jitteriness, lethargy[drugs.com]

  • Quadriplegia

    Transient quadriplegia is a cervical spine injury normally caused by a hyperextension of the neck.[cbssports.com]

  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Classic Type

    Skin was more commonly hyperextensible on elbows, neck, and knees.[thezebranetwork.org] Braces can be used to improve stability A soft neck collar may help decrease neck pain A wheelchair may help offload stress on lower extremity joints.[morphopedics.wikidot.com] Skin hyperextensibility plus atrophic scars was the most frequent combination, whereas generalized joint hypermobility according to the Beighton score decreased with age.[thezebranetwork.org]

  • Vertebral Artery Dissection

    […] hockey pucks hitting the neck, karate kicks, wrestling holds, shoulder seatbelt injuries, chiropractic neck manipulations, strangulations, beauty salon injuries after hyperextension[beasleyfirm.com] Usually, a history of drug treatment, generalized convulsive seizure, minor blunt trauma or activity associated with rotation or hyperextension of the neck, such as tooth-brushing[austinpublishinggroup.com] […] of the neck back into the salon's sink or any other trauma to the neck area.[beasleyfirm.com]

  • Airway Obstruction

    Hyperextension, head: Extreme hyperextension of head/neck causing upper airway obstruction in an infant. 4.[smartdraw.com] Other possible diagnoses Symptoms Possible Diagnosis High Fever Hyperextension of neck Dysphagia, pooling of secretions in throat epiglottitis retropharyngeal / peritonsillar[rch.org.au]

  • Esophageal Perforation

    The unusual cases of the esophageal perforation due to sudden accidental hyperextension of the neck, compressed air to the oral cavity, working with a tank of compressed air[jtd.amegroups.com]

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