hyperreflexia


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hy·per·re·flex·i·a

[MIM*145290]
n. hiperreflexia, reflejos exagerados.
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Rhabdomyolysis may occur due to muscle damage and myoglobinuria secondary to hyperreflexia, myoclonus, hypertonicity, and muscle rigidity.
Based on the recommendations stated in the literature, we treated our patient conservatively despite the presence of compressive signs on the spinal cord (syrinx and hyperreflexia).
Treatment includes prompt recognition of the symptoms, discontinuation of the causative agents and supportive care, which includes fluid resuscitation, benzodiazepines for the treatment of myoclonus and hyperreflexia and external cooling for hyperthermia.
In addition, there are risks associated with UDS, such as hyperreflexia and severe hypertension, urinary tract infection (UTI), hematuria, pain or muscular weakness.
Strength was noted to be diffusely diminished (4/5 throughout bilateral upper and lower extremities) without hyperreflexia or pathologic reflexes (negative Babinski and Hoffman tests).
The described exercise set specifically targets arthrogenic muscle inhibition, reduces the influence of spinal hyperreflexia and fatigue of the hamstrings and combats cortical neuroplasticity through the repetition of quadriceps activation exercises [5].
Hyperreflexia and positive Babinski sign, traditionally thought of as signs of spinal cord pathology, may not be present in cases of acute and severe cord compression.
Neurologic findings also included seizure-like activity, lower extremity hyperreflexia, and increased truncal tone.
Botulinum-A toxin for treating detrusor hyperreflexia in spinal cord injured patients: a new alternative to anticholinergic drugs?
Consultation physical examination showed: increased muscle tension in the left upper limb and both lower limbs, lower extremity hyperreflexia, and Babinski sign (+).
Based on the patient's history and physical examination, we considered central nervous system etiologies, including brain tumor, multiple sclerosis, hemorrhagic contusion from gunshot wound, head trauma and brain abscess, as opposed to peripheric ones.3-5 Most foot drop cases present with upper motor neuron signs, such as paresthesia, hyperreflexia, ankle clonus or Babinski signs.
Neurological examination revealed generalized hyperreflexia, bilateral ankle clonus, lead-pipe rigidity in all four limbs, and dilated but equal pupils.