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1,097 Possible Causes for Hyperreflexia, Stroke

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Symptoms Manifestations of acute overdosage with amphetamines include restlessness, tremor, hyperreflexia, rapid respiration, confusion, assaultiveness, hallucinations, panic[] Gain fresh perspectives and up-to-date insights from the world’s leading authorities on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of stroke.[] In patient [ 3 ] there was the presence of generalized hyperactivity, hypertonia and hyperreflexia.[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    […] subcutaneously to keep near-normal blood glucose levels, preventing the progression and onset of diabetes-related complications, i.e. kidney failure, blindness, amputation, stroke[] Hypoglycemia was not associated with stroke, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, or noncardiovascular and noncancer death.[] Signorovitch et al[ 29 ] also indicated a significant associations of hypoglycemia with comorbidities such as mental disorders and stroke.[]

  • Stroke

    How are strokes diagnosed?[] An examination showed decreased strength on the right side, with hyperreflexia and an up-going plantar response.[] Hemorrhagic stroke There are two types of stroke, hemorrhagic and ischemic.[]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    Vertigo is also a common symptom with brain stem and cerebellar strokes.[] […] activity is also important to prevent stroke[] […] and anterior circulation strokes.[]

  • Lyme Disease

    Central nervous system Lyme disease occasionally presents with ischaemic strokes; this case is unusual in showing vasculopathy on brain imaging, supporting meningovasculitis[] Michael J Schneck, MD Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University; Associate Director, Stroke Program, Director[] He carried diagnoses of hypertension, history of stroke and mild to moderate dementia. The wife noted him to be hallucinating three to four days prior to presentation.[]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    If you think it's a stroke, dial 999 immediately and ask for an ambulance.[] Loss of brain cells, which happens if you suffer a stroke, can affect your ability to think clearly. Brain tumors can also press on nerves and affect brain function.[] DIAGNOSIS DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS • Stroke • Abscess • Metastatic tumors WORKUP • Thorough history and physical examination to help resolve differential diagnosis • MRI of[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and other institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) conduct research in laboratories at the[] During each episode, he had CT brain done and was labelled as having recurrent embolic strokes.[] The careful evaluation of clinical history and radiological findings allowed the correct diagnosis of cocaine-associated ischemic stroke.[]

  • Eclampsia

    (NICHD) Definition (MSH) Onset of HYPERREFLEXIA; SEIZURES; or COMA in a previously diagnosed pre-eclamptic patient (PRE-ECLAMPSIA).[] Home-onset strokes displayed a mortality rate of 40%.[] Increasing blood pressure will lead to increasing hyperreflexia (overactive reflexes), until eventually uncontrollable seizures result.[]

  • Neurosyphilis

    Summarized by the mnemonic PARESIS: P Personality changes A Affect R Reflexes (hyperreflexia) E Eye (Argyll Robertson Pupil – reacts to accommodation, not light – aka “Prostitute[] Its heterogeneity can manifest in the form of meningitis, space occupying gummas, vasculitis, strokes, cranial neuropathies, myelopathy, dementia, and seizures.[] […] compression 1,2,4 may be associated with myelitis (acute syphilitic meningomyelitis) resulting in upper motor neuron lesion signs on examination such as spastic paresis and hyperreflexia[]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    Too much of either one can lead to serious conditions, such as high blood pressure and stroke.[] Pheochromocytomas should never be tested through a biopsy, because this can release large amounts of hormone, which can lead to a severe increase in blood pressure, causing a stroke[] Without the right treatment, the severe high blood pressure tied to pheochromocytoma can lead to heart attack or stroke.[]

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