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217 Possible Causes for Hyperreflexia, Respiratory Acidosis

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    […] remains normal Physical exam neck ptosis (neck drop) due to neck extensor weakness manual muscle testing elicits muscle cramping upper motor neuron (UMN) signs spasticity hyperreflexia[] The upper motor signs include spasticity, hyperreflexia and weakness. The lower motor signs include amyotrophy, weakness and fasciculations.[] […] is a disease of unknown cause characterized by slowly progressive degeneration of upper motor neurons (UMNs) and lower motor neurons (LMNs). [1] The UMN findings include hyperreflexia[]

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Respiratory Acidosis. Medscape Reference [On-line information]. Available online at . Accessed January 2014. Couturier, M. et. al. (Updated 2013 March).[] See also metabolic acidosis , respiratory acidosis . observations Deep and rapid breathing at rates as high as 40 breaths per minute is a major sign of respiratory alkalosis[] (Revised 2008 July) Respiratory Acidosis. Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals [On-line information]. Available online at through . Accessed August 2009. Lewis, J.[]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    The Four Primary Disturbances of Acid-Base Balance Primary Respiratory Acidosis initiating event:  V A (hypoventilation) chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) weak[] -Exhibits possible signs of upper motor neuron dysfunction, such as Babinski reflex or hyperreflexia. -Loses reflexes with deep or prolonged coma.[] Respiratory alkalosis Synonym Hypocapnia Related conditions Metabolic alkalosis Metabolic acidosis Respiratory acidosis 1.[]

  • Hyperventilation

    (metabolic acidosis and respiratory alkalosis).[] Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2005. Vol 1: 192-93. DuBose TD, Jr. Acidosis and Alkalosis.[] Hyperventilation, resulting in respiratory alkalosis, acts as a compensatory mechanism for metabolic acidosis.[]

  • Asthma

    […] muscle fatigue Worsening hypoxemia (not enough oxygen in the blood) Respiratory acidosis (retention of carbon dioxide in the blood) What surgery is available to treat COPD[] A physical examination revealed a thin, anxious, jittery, hypertensive, and tachycardic adolescent with hyperreflexia and dysmetria.[] After significant doses of beta-agonist, she developed a significant lactic acidosis.[]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Cellulitis/erysipelas Abscess Excoriation Thermal burns Renal Acute renal failure Pheochromocytoma Rhabdomyolysis Hyperkalemia Endocrine/metabolic Thyroid storm Metabolic acidosis[] 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.[]

  • Leigh's Disease

    Lactic acidosis may lead to impairment of the person's kidney and respiratory functioning.[] Abstract A 4 1/2-month-old girl suffered from psychomotor retardation, generalized hypotonia, poor feeding, hyperreflexia, nystagmus, optical atrophy and choreoathetosis from[] As the disorder progresses, symptoms may also include generalized weakness, lack of muscle tone, and episodes of lactic acidosis, which can lead to impairment of respiratory[]

  • Hyperpyrexia

    The ECG started showing tall T waves and an arterial blood gas (ABG) revealed a combined respiratory and metabolic acidosis [pH-6.8, PCO2-169 mmHg, PO2-200 mmHg, potassium[] Findings of generalized hyperreflexia and sustained clonus are very suggestive of serotonin toxicity.[] acidosis (PH 6.8) and hyperkalemia (7 meq/l) were in accordance with the established diagnostic criteria for the MHS. [7] Later, ECG changes suggestive of hyperkalemia appeared[]

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Abstract Autonomic hyperreflexia (AH) is a syndrome characterised by profound pressor responses, sweating and headache which occurs in tetraplegic patients in response to[]

  • Barbiturate Withdrawal

    Arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis is useful to diagnose metabolic acidosis and respiratory failure while serum lactic acid level helps to evaluate perfusion at the cellular[] […] suspect benzodiazepine-induced delirium and trial flumazenil among patients with persistent confusion whose withdrawal seemed to have resolved (e.g. normal vital signs, no hyperreflexia[]

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