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1,616 Possible Causes for Muscle Spasticity

  • Parkinson's Disease Type 3

    The drugs L- dopa and baclofen may relieve muscle rigidity and spasticity.[rarediseases.org] muscle movements.[rarediseases.org] They may include severe weakness in the arms and legs (dystonia), spasticity or muscle rigidity, (hypertonia), awkward body movements (ataxia) often involving a slow, staggering[rarediseases.org]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    The foot and ankle muscles were injected with onabotulinum toxin (Botox) to determine the effects on foot dystonia, pain and lower limb functional outcomes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Functional outlet obstruction: anismus, spastic pelvic floor syndrome, and dyscoordination of the voluntary sphincter muscles.[dx.doi.org] BACKGROUND: Six patients with Parkinson's disease with deep brain stimulation who were experiencing disabling foot dystonia were referred to the spasticity clinic for a trial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    The main clinical features are localized wasting and weakness of the extrinsic and intrinsic hand muscles, but not accompanied by either sensory loss or spastic quadriparesis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] dysfunction) generalized weakness throughout muscle groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy[americannursetoday.com] While the authors have often observed the hand presenting spastic dysfunction and deficient pain sensation in patients with cervical compression myelopathy, which has been[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hydrocephalus

    spasticity (spasm) Slow growth (child 0 to 5 years) Slow or restricted movement Vomiting The health care provider will examine the baby.[medlineplus.gov] spasticity (spasm) Slow growth (child 0-5 years) Slow or restricted movement Vomiting When a health care provider taps fingertips on the skull, there may be abnormal sounds[web.archive.org] Difficulty feeding Excessive sleepiness Headache Irritability, poor temper control Loss of bladder control (urinary incontinence) Loss of coordination and trouble walking Muscle[medlineplus.gov]

  • Upper Motor Neuron Disease

    , in particular the limbs, where movement becomes more and more difficult The limb muscles begin to shrink and some develop spasticity, where they become stiff Pain in the[newhealthadvisor.com] Spasticity Increased muscle tone- spasticity, is also a common sign of the upper motor neuron syndrome.[medicalfoster.com] Involvement of UMN results in stiffness of muscles (spasticity) and slowed movements.[mndnsw.asn.au]

  • Hemiplegia

    As children grow and experience growth spurts they may have more problems with muscle spasticity.[hemichat.org] Carefully designed therapy techniques prevent muscle atrophy and spasticity.[verywellhealth.com] It’s often accompanied by these side effects: Muscle spasticity (weakness in the muscles) Muscle atrophy (loss of muscle strength) Seizures Pain Hemiparesis occurs when one[saebo.com]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    RESULTS: Significant changes were observed in the children's gross motor function and muscle spasticity, as evidenced by the GMFM-88 total score, scores for each of its domains[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spastic cerebral palsy This is by far the most common type of cerebral palsy accounting for around 70% of cases. It presents with stiff or spastic muscles.[symptoma.com] , the GMFM-66 percentile and the muscle tone (P CONCLUSION: The QOL of the children with CP was noticeably improved 6 months after BM MNC transplantation and was accompanied[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    If a herniated disc has been present for a long time, muscle weakness can eventually lead to atrophy of the involved muscles and/or complete numbness of the area of skin supplied[nervous-system-diseases.com] On the other hand, C7 nerve root involvement manifests as reduced strength of triceps muscle, as well as reduced triceps reflex, together with pain in the axilla that can[symptoma.com] When this happens, symptoms may include: Bulging disc in your thoracic spine: Muscle weakness, numbness, or tingling in one or both legs Increased reflexes in one or both[depuysynthes.com]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    This is a progressive and fatal disease, with initial complaints about muscle spasticity followed by progressively worsening muscle weakness.[fusfoundation.org] The small muscles of the hands and feet are usually first affected, but muscle spasticity is absent. Primary lateral sclerosis - this is another rare type of MND.[patient.info] January 2019 Background Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), which is sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease, involves the death of the nerve cells that control respiratory muscles[fusfoundation.org]

  • Spastic Paraplegia

    It is accompanied by irritability and spastic contractions of the leg muscles. spastic paraplegia Paralysis of both lower limbs with muscle spasm.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Their primary symptoms are progressive spasticity and weakness of the leg and hip muscles.[sp-foundation-org.presencehost.net] […] spas·tic par·a·ple·gi·a paresis of the lower extremities with increased muscle tone and spasmodic contraction of the muscles. spastic paraplegia Etymology: Gk, spasmos, spasm[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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