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1,716 Possible Causes for Hyperreflexia

  • Dementia

    Clinical examination revealed several elements of a frontal lobe dysfunction including apathy with motor impersistence, presence of primitive reflexes, generalized hyperreflexia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Meningitis

    Rheumatoid meningitis presenting with a stroke-like attack (RMSA) is a rare manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). When the patients arrive within the time-window for recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) infusion therapy, no diagnostic protocol has been established. A 55-year-old woman was brought[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Serotonin syndrome is identified by a clinical triad: neuromuscular abnormalities (including tremor, rigidity, clonus and hyperreflexia), mental status changes and autonomic[acphospitalist.org]

  • Myelitis

    The patient with detrusor hyperreflexia had an unrecordable CMCT-TA.[jnnp.bmj.com] Examination reveals moderate paraparesis with hyperreflexia, a left extensor plantar response, impaired vibratory and proprioceptive sensation, and a sensory level at T6.[nejm.org] […] in one and detrusor hyperreflexia with sphincter dyssynergia in three.[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    Eleven patients (58%) had lower limb hyperreflexia or Babinski sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In an otherwise asymptomatic patient, hyperreflexia, a positive Babinski test, and a positive Hoffman’s sign (hand contraction in response to tapping on distal finger joints[americannursetoday.com] In the control group, five patients (38%) showed hyperreflexia of the lower limbs and Babinski sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Cord Neoplasm

    As spinal cord compromise advances, hyperreflexia and Babinski reflexes are typically present. Lax rectal sphincter tone is a late sign of spinal cord dysfunction.[emedicine.medscape.com] Compression, motor deficits are more common than sensory Pain on Vertebra l body compression Early changes Flaccidity Hyporeflexia Later changes Cauda Equina Syndrome Spasticity Hyperreflexia[fpnotebook.com] Physical Findings on physical examination correspond to the location of the tumor, degree of cord impingement, and duration, and may include the following: Spasticity; hyperreflexia[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Tetanus

    Tetanus is a life-threatening neurological syndrome characterised by tonic muscle spasms and hyperreflexia, caused by the exotoxin of Clostridium tetani , a gram-positive[bestpractice.bmj.com]

  • Graves Disease

    His exam is also notable for hyperreflexia and enlargement around his neck. An EKG reveals the following in figure A.[step2.medbullets.com] HLA-B8, Dr3 association Often incited during stress e.g. childbirth, infection, steroid withdrawal Presentation Symptoms heat intolerance weight loss hyperactive diarrhea hyperreflexia[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Preeclampsia

    We present an unusual case of third nerve palsy, (presenting as diplopia, ptosis) with hypertension, hyperreflexia, proteinuria, easy bruising in a parturient at 34 6/52 weeks[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With hyperreflexia, you’d kick him over—or at least have a really strong reflex.[rd.com] Increasing blood pressure will lead to increasing hyperreflexia (overactive reflexes), until eventually uncontrollable seizures result.[medbroadcast.com]

  • Leukoencephalopathy - Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia Syndrome

    Symptoms via clinical synopsis from OMIM: 57 Neurologic Central Nervous System: hyperreflexia spastic paraplegia diffuse cerebral atrophy leukoencephalopathy mental retardation[malacards.org] Spastic hemiparesis Retinal telangiectasia Exudative retinopathy Decreased pulmonary function Postural tremor Kinetic tremor Hypertelorism Motor delay Muscular hypotonia Hyperreflexia[mendelian.co] […] paraplegia 59 32 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0001258 7 gait disturbance 59 32 Frequent (79-30%) HP:0001288 8 tremor 59 32 frequent (33%) Frequent (79-30%) HP:0001337 9 hyperreflexia[malacards.org]

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