dyssynergia


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dyssynergia

(dɪsɪˈnɜːdʒɪə) or

dyssynergy

n
(Pathology) muscular incoordination caused by a brain disorder
[from dys- + Greek synergia cooperation]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dyssynergia - inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait
nervous disorder, neurological disease, neurological disorder - a disorder of the nervous system
Friedreich's ataxia, herediatry spinal ataxia - sclerosis of the posterior and lateral columns of the spinal cord; characterized by muscular weakness and abnormal gait; occurs in children
hereditary cerebellar ataxia - nervous disorder of late childhood and early adulthood; characterized by ataxic gait and hesitating or explosive speech and nystagmus
spinocerebellar disorder - any of several congenital disorders marked by degeneration of the cerebellum and spinal cord resulting in spasticity and ataxia
Translations

dys·syn·er·gi·a

, dyssynergy
n. disinergia. V.: ataxia
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Alpha antagonists were not initiated, as the clinical picture was one of bladder atony, and not dyssynergia.
Patients with poor bladder compliance, detrusor sphincter dyssynergia or outlet obstruction can develop a functional obstruction due to raised intravesical pressures.
Placebo controlled, randomised, double blind study of the effects of botulinum A toxin on detrusor sphincter dyssynergia in multiple sclerosis patients.
Catheterization and manipulation of an indwelling catheter, urinary tract infection, detrusor sphincter dyssynergia, and bladder percussion are all well-known precipitating factors.
These include detrusor-external sphincter dyssynergia (DESD), detrusor-internal sphincter dyssynergia, impaired bladder compliance and impaired detrusor contractility.
According to the functional classification, this could either be due to problems with the outlet (detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia (DSD)) or problems with the bladder.
Nine patients were excluded (2 had meatotomy, 1 postoperative retention and fixation of supra-pubic catheter, 1 detrusor sphincter dyssynergia, 3 re-do, 1 with urethral stricture and proximal diverticulum, 1 fistula).
6-fold more likely in patients with pelvic floor dyssynergia at baseline, compared with those who were dyssynergic.
Problems reported in some patients included detrusor sphincter dyssynergia (high urethral resistance), poor voiding responses, leg contractions, and pain.
This is sometimes called detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia.
Detrusorurethral dyssynergia leading to urinary retention and renal failure arising from tubular dysfunction are later sequelae.
Type II syndrome is known as dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica; it is an autosomal-recessive, progressive, myoclonic epilepsy with ataxia secondary to mitochondrial encephalopathy.