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146 Possible Causes for Possibly Hyperreflexia

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Abrupt withdrawal of alcohol in addiction causes weakness, sweating, and hyperreflexia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The severe form of alcohol withdrawal is delirium tremens. interventions Extreme caution should be used in administering drugs to alcoholic patients because of the possibility[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Restless Legs Syndrome

    Such symptoms may be variants of the burning sensations described above or may possibly be psychotic, but have a temporal relationship to benzodiazepine withdrawal.[benzo.org.uk] Motor Symptoms: Increased muscle tension, hyperreflexia, tremor, fasciculation, and muscle jerking are common features of benzodiazepine withdrawal but usually resolve within[benzo.org.uk]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    -Exhibits possible signs of upper motor neuron dysfunction, such as Babinski reflex or hyperreflexia. -Loses reflexes with deep or prolonged coma.[quizlet.com]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    Hyperreflexia indicates an upper motor lesion, whereas hyporeflexia indicates a lower motor lesion—neither of which would be expected in spondylolisthesis or spondylolysis[mdedge.com] […] lower extremity motor strength and sensory capabilities also need careful assessment. 13 Sensation in the region of the cauda equinus requires further evaluation due to the possibility[mdedge.com]

  • Hypovolemia

    Streeten: hyperreflexia and thermal control. It is possible that the patients he treated earlier were not as severe because they were not sick as long.[anapsid.org]

  • Panic Disorder

    Such symptoms may be variants of the burning sensations described above or may possibly be psychotic, but have a temporal relationship to benzodiazepine withdrawal.[benzo.org.uk] Motor Symptoms: Increased muscle tension, hyperreflexia, tremor, fasciculation, and muscle jerking are common features of benzodiazepine withdrawal but usually resolve within[benzo.org.uk]

  • Lumbar Radiculopathy

    Hyperreflexia is often present below the level of the lesion when TM symptoms develop over several weeks, but patients may be areflexic when symptoms are rapid in onset. 57,60[journals.lww.com] […] autoimmune etiology is most likely responsible for GBS and TM. 57 Symptoms include back pain, weakness, sensory loss, dysesthesias of the lower extremities, and bladder and possibly[journals.lww.com]

  • Radiculopathy

    Diffuse hyperreflexia and/or positive Hoffman and abnormal Babinski reflexes would indicate that the patient has a cervical myelopathy.[emedicine.medscape.com] In patients whose clinical picture raises concern about possible myelopathy, the lower-extremity reflexes and Hoffman and Babinski reflexes should also be assessed.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • X-linked Parkinsonism-Spasticity Syndrome

    […] abnormalities on examination of patients with pure HSP include spasticity, hyperreflexia, and extensor plantar responses, with weakness of a pyramidal distribution in the[jnnp.bmj.com] Table 1 Suggested diagnostic criteria for pure hereditary spastic paraparesis and clinical features that would alert the clinician to possible alternative diagnoses The cardinal[jnnp.bmj.com]

  • High Output Heart Failure

    Physical exam findings can include fever, eyelid retraction and lid lag, tremor, hyperreflexia, hyperactivity, enlarged thyroid gland with possible tenderness, and exophthalmos[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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