hypertonia


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hypertonia

[‚hī·pər′tō·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormal increase in muscle tonicity.
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Table 1: System wise distribution of ADEs (n=112) System and type of ADEs Number of patients (%) Central nervous system Headache 13 Sedation 13 Ataxia 11 Memory impairment 7 Tremor 7 Giddiness/vertigo 6 Tiredness/weakness 4 Pseudoseizures 2 Cognitive impairment 2 Tingling in limbs 1 Hypertonia 1 Insomnia 1 Total 68 (60.
Data are also beginning to link Zika virus to limb abnormalities, hypertonia, hearing loss, damage to the eyes and central nervous system, and seizures.
According to the International Paralympic Committee the T37 category is for athletes with "moderate hypertonia, ataxia or athetosis in one half of the body".
Change in muscle tone" has been more specifically defined and must be characterized as hypertonia or hypotonia.
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rascal loves "He has global developmental delay, hypertonia, hypermobility Karen and sensory issues.
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1%) had neurological signs compatible with kernicterus, including hypertonia, hypotonia, opisthotonus, high pitched cry, and seizures.
These sound waves (scientifically known as shockwaves) are thought to reduce the muscle hypertonia (tightness) that contributes to spasticity-related pain.
It has also been hypothesized that children with CP have increased metabolic needs due to hypertonia or movement disorders.
This guide details the rehabilitation of spastic hypertonia after brain injury and therapeutic interventions for optimal arm and hand function.