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733 Possible Causes for Hyperreflexia, Hypertonia

  • Muscle Spasticity

    Spasticity is usually accompanied by HYPERREFLEXIA and variable degrees of MUSCLE WEAKNESS.[] Julie Loe Question What exactly is the difference between hypertonia, clonus, and/ or spasticity? Are the above terms all related and or to spasticity ?[] These address the degree of muscle tone, the frequency of spontaneous spasms and the extent of hyperreflexia.[]

  • Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

    Her gait was mildly ataxic, she had generalised hypertonia, all deep tendon reflexes were exaggerated, and both plantars were extensor.[]

  • Cerebral Palsy with Spastic Diplegia

    Classification Physiologic Classification Spastic (most common) Velocity-dependent increased muscle tone and hyperreflexia with slow, restricted movement due to simultaneous[] Depending on the severity of the hypertonia in their legs, people with spastic diplegia may or may not be ambulatory.[] It is part of the upper motor neuron syndrome characterized by hyperreflexia, clonus, extensor plantar responses and primitive reflexes.[]

  • Maple Syrup Urine Disease

    Cerebral edema: If neurological signs develop or worsen (vomiting, lethargy, hyperreflexia, clonus), suspect cerebral edema.[] […] early infancy with brain edema; delay in diagnosis and treatment is common and associated with residual neurologic damage, which includes alternating muscular hypotonia and hypertonia[] […] signs of increased intracranial pressure including the following: Papilledema Disorientation, combativeness Depressed level of consciousness Refractory vomiting Extremity hyperreflexia[]

  • Hereditary Hyperekplexia

    Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search nervous system disease characterized by an exaggerated startle response to sudden, unexpected auditory or tactile stimuli and hypertonia[] Signs and Symptoms Hyperreflexia ... ...[] A myoclonic response to a tap on the nose, hyperreflexia with sustained clonus, hypertonia, jitteriness, and sleep myoclonus are the characteristic manifestations of the major[]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Symptoms Manifestations of acute overdosage with amphetamines include restlessness, tremor, hyperreflexia, rapid respiration, confusion, assaultiveness, hallucinations, panic[] In patient [ 3 ] there was the presence of generalized hyperactivity, hypertonia and hyperreflexia.[] Withdrawal from stimulant exposure is usually milder than opiate withdrawal in neonates, but abnormal sleep patterns, poor feeding, tremors, and hypertonia have been reported[]

  • Infantile-Onset Ascending Hereditary Spastic Paralysis

    […] dysarthria / dysphonia - Feeding disorder / dysphagia / swallowing / sucking disorder / esophageal dyskinesia - Hemiplegia / diplegia / hemiparesia / limb palsy - Hypereflexia - Hypertonia[] Early symptoms include exaggerated reflexes (hyperreflexia) and recurrent muscle spasms in the legs.[] His upper limbs showed hypertonia withresidual gross and fine motor functions, whereas his lowerlimbs were plegic.[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    […] intermediate, intermittent, and thiamine responsive subtypes; classic form presents in the first week of life with ketoacidosis, hypoglycemia, emesis, neonatal seizures, and hypertonia[]

  • Pyramidal Tract Disorder

    Brown-Sequard Contralat - pain and temp loss; Ipsilat propioception/discrimination loss, weakness; hyperreflexia Central Cord Syndrome Starts centrally, spreads out, 1st[] This condition typically manifests as motor impairment, a type of contraction described as spastic or elastic hypertonia, and exaggerated tendon reflex.[] Nevertheless, the condition reverses after a period of time, and the hypotonia is replaced by hypertonia.[]

  • Severe Neonatal-Onset Encephalopathy with Microcephaly

    Hyperreflexia MedGen UID: 57738 • Concept ID: C0151889 • Finding Autonomic nervous system overreaction to stimuli, most commonly after spinal cord injury at a T-5 level and[] Over the first year of life she was noted to have progressive global developmental delay, visual impairment, microcephaly, hypertonia, hyperreflexia, and seizures.[] Spasticity and hyperreflexia are often present but some newborn infants are hypotonic.[]

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