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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[erowid.org] Gain fresh perspectives and up-to-date insights from the world’s leading authorities on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of stroke.[books.google.de] In patient [ 3 ] there was the presence of generalized hyperactivity, hypertonia and hyperreflexia.[omicsonline.org]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Hypoglycemia was not associated with stroke, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, or noncardiovascular and noncancer death.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signorovitch et al[ 29 ] also indicated a significant associations of hypoglycemia with comorbidities such as mental disorders and stroke.[doi.org]

  • Stroke

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

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    Vertigo is also a common symptom with brain stem and cerebellar strokes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] activity is also important to prevent stroke[medindia.net] […] and anterior circulation strokes.[karger.com]

  • Lyme Disease

    Central nervous system Lyme disease occasionally presents with ischaemic strokes; this case is unusual in showing vasculopathy on brain imaging, supporting meningovasculitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Michael J Schneck, MD Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University; Associate Director, Stroke Program, Director[emedicine.medscape.com] 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.[doi.org]

  • Brain Neoplasm

    If you think it's a stroke, dial 999 immediately and ask for an ambulance.[nhs.uk] 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.[icdlist.com] DIAGNOSIS DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS • Stroke • Abscess • Metastatic tumors WORKUP • Thorough history and physical examination to help resolve differential diagnosis • MRI of[encyclopedia.lubopitko-bg.com]

  • 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[web.archive.org] During each episode, he had CT brain done and was labelled as having recurrent embolic strokes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The careful evaluation of clinical history and radiological findings allowed the correct diagnosis of cocaine-associated ischemic stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Eclampsia

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

  • 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[errolozdalga.com] Its heterogeneity can manifest in the form of meningitis, space occupying gummas, vasculitis, strokes, cranial neuropathies, myelopathy, dementia, and seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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[radiopaedia.org]

  • Pheochromocytoma

    Too much of either one can lead to serious conditions, such as high blood pressure and stroke.[mskcc.org] 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[montefiore.org] Without the right treatment, the severe high blood pressure tied to pheochromocytoma can lead to heart attack or stroke.[urologyhealth.org]

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