dysautonomia


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dysautonomia

[¦dis¦ȯd·ə¦näm·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormal functioning of the autonomic nervous system.
A congenital syndrome with aberrations in the autonomic nervous system function, including indifference to pain, diminished secretion of tears, poor vasomotor control, motor incoordination, labile cardiovascular reactions, frequent attacks of bronchial pneumonia, and hypersalivation with aspiration and trouble in swallowing. Also known as Riley-Day syndrome.
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Due to his fragile clinical presentation that included ascending paralysis, dyspnea and hypertensive urgency secondary to dysautonomia, the patient was transferred to the medical intensive care unit where immunoglobulin treatment was commenced.
She was later diagnosed at Mayo Clinic with dysautonomia and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, which is a malfunction of the autonomic nervous system.
This has clinical significance in early detection of cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction in patients with PD, and it may help physicians in the management of patients to prevent frequent falls due to dysautonomia besides movement disorder.
Nonetheless, these patients often suffer from several somatic complaints and bodily manifestations (eg, somatosensory amplification, dysautonomia) that require treatment.
Dysautonomia after severe traumatic brain injury: Evidence of persisting overresponsiveness to afferent stimuli.
Some examples of these conditions include multiple sclerosis, lupus, lyme disease, fibromyalgia, POTS, RSD, dysautonomia, multiple chemical sensitivity, traumatic brain injury, mental illnesses and other disorders that are not readily apparent.
Rais, "Autism in the son of a woman with mitochondrial myopathy and dysautonomia: a case report," Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience, vol.
Dysautonomia. In a study [36] of the prevalence of autonomic symptoms in dementia, the authors concluded that total autonomic symptom scores [37], urinary symptoms, constipation, and postural dizziness were significantly higher in DLB patients than in AD patients.
Symptoms of cardiovascular dysautonomia such as orthostatic hypotension have been frequently reported in PD [26].
Tibussek, "Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy with autonomic crises: A Turkish variant of familial dysautonomia?" Journal of Child Neurology, vol.
LGI1 encephalitis presents with seizures, dysautonomia, and hyponatremia secondary to SIADH [3, 6, 20, 21].