hyperreflexia


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hyperreflexia

[¦hī·pər·ri′flek·sē·ə]
(medicine)
A condition of abnormally increased reflex action.
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These findings suggest the main characteristics of neurogenic bladder due to Behcet's disease are detrusor hyperreflexia in the storage phase and detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia in the voiding phase.
Lusuardi, "Botulinum-A toxin injection into the detrusor: a safe alternative in the treatment of children with myelomeningocele with detrusor hyperreflexia," The Journal of Urology, vol.
Houten and Noce (16) retrospectively reported the prevalence of the Hoffmann sign (68%), Babinski sign (33%) and hyperreflexia (60%) in 225 patients who underwent surgery for CSM.
The FDA said amphetamine causes irregular heartbeat, confusion, urine retention and painful urination, hyperthermia, hyperreflexia, muscle pain, severe agitation, rapid breathing, and tremor.
1) Another case series and narrative review found that four patients had reported pain in various regions of the body, while the other four patients had motor weakness, sensory deficits, hyperreflexia and/or urinary urgency.
2) Symptoms are variable, but include headaches, hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, ataxia, visual disturbances, slurred speech, transient aphasia, hyperreflexia, paresthesias, (1,4) progressive spastic paraparesis, (3) seizures, confusion, cranial nerve or cranial nuclei palsies, (6) and hemorrhage.
Fatal cerebral hemorrhage associated with autonomic hyperreflexia during surgery in the prone position in a quadriplegic patient: a case report.
Instead, detrusor and urethral sphincter contract simultaneously--DSD and the detrusor also contracts frequently even at relative small bladder volumes--detrusor hyperreflexia.
Serotonin syndrome, in contrast, is characterised by rapid onset of markedly increased muscle tone with shivering, tremors and hyperreflexia.
It is characterized by weakness, hypotonia, hypo- and hyperreflexia, spasticity, reductions in the range and speed of movement of the velopalatal, lingual, labial, mandibular and costodiaphragmatic muscles, and the presence of pathological reflexes (jaw jerk, sucking, snout and gaging) (Love, Webb, & Kirshner, 2004).