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6 Possible Causes for Moro Reflex Exaggerated

  • Hypoglycemia

    Moro reflex High pitched cry Lethargy, listlessness, hypotonia Cyanosis, apnea, tachypnea Hypothermia, temperature instability Poor suck, refusal to feed Transiently low[med.stanford.edu] Moro reflex, high pitched cry, seizures, apnea, limpness, poor feeding, cyanosis, temperature instability, and coma.[uichildrens.org] […] sepsis, respiratory distress, etc) Glucose screening is also recommended for infants with clinical signs consistent with hypoglycemia: Tremors, jitteriness, irritability Exaggerated[med.stanford.edu]

  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia

    Moro reflex High pitched cry Lethargy, listlessness, hypotonia Cyanosis, apnea, tachypnea Hypothermia, temperature instability Poor suck, refusal to feed Transiently low[med.stanford.edu] Moro reflex, high pitched cry, seizures, apnea, limpness, poor feeding, cyanosis, temperature instability, and coma.[uichildrens.org] […] sepsis, respiratory distress, etc) Glucose screening is also recommended for infants with clinical signs consistent with hypoglycemia: Tremors, jitteriness, irritability Exaggerated[med.stanford.edu]

  • Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

    , increased muscle tone, tremors, exaggerated Moro-reflex, seizures, intraventricular hemorrhage), those of the gastrointestinal tract (poor feeding, uncoordinated and/or[doi.org] Clinical signs of opioid withdrawal in newborns include those of the neurological system (high-pitched crying, irritability, increased wakefulness, hyperactive deep tendon reflexes[doi.org]

  • Hereditary Hyperekplexia

    reflex, and becomes more noticeable as the Moro reflex disappears. 11 When a pathologically exaggerated startle response interferes with normal activities, causing apnoea[pmj.bmj.com] […] the back and absent Moro reflex.[doi.org] […] shoulders, adduction of the arms, and flexion of the trunk and the knees, causing falling without a protective reaction. 9 10 It appears in infancy at the same time as the Moro[pmj.bmj.com]

  • Severe Neonatal-Onset Encephalopathy with Microcephaly

    […] responses · Classification of severity: o Mild HIE § Incr irritability, exaggerated Moro and tendon reflexes, sympathetic overactivity § Recovery by 2 days, no longterm sequelae[emilytam.com] […] matter § Prems, lower limb weakness o Focal/multifocal § Unilateral or bilateral cortex and white matter § Variable hemiparesis/quadriparesis § Stereotyped, nonhabituating reflex[emilytam.com]

  • Hyperekplexia - Epilepsy Syndrome

    reflex, and becomes more noticeable as the Moro reflex disappears. 11 When a pathologically exaggerated startle response interferes with normal activities, causing apnoea[pmj.bmj.com] […] shoulders, adduction of the arms, and flexion of the trunk and the knees, causing falling without a protective reaction. 9 10 It appears in infancy at the same time as the Moro[pmj.bmj.com]

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