hypotonia


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hypotonia

(ˌhaɪpəˈtəʊnɪə)
n
(Medicine) med a deficiency of muscle tone
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Noun1.hypotonia - (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypotonic
tonicity, tonus, tone - the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"
hypertonia, hypertonus, hypertonicity - (of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic
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He had reducible umbilical hernia and there was generalized hypotonia. Chest x-ray showed some patchy opacities on the right, upper and lower middle lung zones.
Mutation in ATAD3A is said to cause a series of diseases such as delayed psychomotor development, intellectual disabilities, truncal hypotonia, spasitcity, peripheral neuropathy, congenital cataract, joint stiffness, difficulties in breathing and feeding and seizures, the links for which might not always be obvious.
Xia and colleagues (2014) performed a clinical WES test and described a de novo dominant truncating mutation in the AHDC1 gene in four patients with ID, speech delay, facial dysmorphic features, hypotonia, and sleep apnoea.
HIE occurs in neonates who display signs of perinatal distress, entail resuscitation at birth, and develop neurological symptoms within 24 hours after delivery.1 At delivery, HIE neonates may have low APGAR scores with associated bradycardia, poor respiratory effort, hypotonia, decreased alertness, weak or absent cry, and abnormal skin colour.
how Haris showed symptoms of poor head and arm movement in the months after he was born last August, and doctors initially diagnosed him with hypotonia, known as 'floppy baby syndrome'.
Minor anomalies like low set ears, hypotonia, up slant or down slant of eyes, simian crease, inner epicanthic folds were noted.
At three months of age, she was assessed by a neuropediatrics service for generalized hypotonia associated with psychomotor development delay.
Hypotonia is a relatively common problem in the newborn period, affecting not only otherwise healthy preterm infants but also those with sepsis, neurological disease and metabolic disorders.
Arthrogryposis, renal tubular dysfunction, cholestasis (ARC) syndrome was originally described in 1973 by Lutz-Richner and Landolt (1) severe growth retardation, ichthyosis, recurrentfebriledisease, plateletabnormalities, sensorineural hearing loss, hypotonia and corpus callosum dysgenesis were later included as further features of the syndrome (1,2).
Hypotonia and umbilical hernia were present in the patient.