hypertonia


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Synonyms for hypertonia

(of muscular tissue) the state of being hypertonic

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Callum was admitted to hospital for almost 10 weeks and received many tests, including a brain scan, and was then diagnosed with cow's milk protein intolerance (CMPI), re-flux, global development delay, delayed visual impairment, hypertonia and hypotonia.
Weight gain in children with hypertonia of cerebral origin receiving intrathecal baclofen therapy.
John is a 25-year-old young man with a rare genetic disorder called MECP2 duplication syndrome, which is a severe neuro-developmental disorder characterized by profound mental retardation, with poor speech development, hypertonia, recurrent respiratory infections, and seizures (Van Esch, 2012).
Historically strength training was discouraged in people with neurological conditions for fear that it would exacerbate hypertonia and compensatory movement patterns (Bobath 1990), these concerns may still prevail today.
A complication of severe brain damage, regardless of etiology, is a syndrome of marked agitation, hypertension, tachycardia, and tachypnea accompanied by hypertonia and extensor posturing (Monti et al.
On neurological examination she had profound bilateral weakness of the lower limbs, hypertonia, hyperreflexia, a positive Babinski sign and a T6 sensory level.
The use of casts in the management of joint mobility and hypertonia following brain injury in adults: a systematic review.
Fluoxetine should be avoided when possible because a long elimination half-life can cause the drug to accumulate in the newborn, increasing the risk of irritability, hypertonia, sedation, and poor suckle.
1 The finding on physical examination is spasm of the anal canal due to hypertonia of the internal anal sphincter.
After one month follow-up he has residual lower limb hypertonia and brisk jerks without any motor or sensory deficit.
Intrathecal baclofen therapy for spastic hypertonia in chronic traumatic brain injury.
Our previous study [19], for instance, demonstrated that individuals with stroke have abnormal levels of passive ankle stiffness (PAS) at the paretic ankle in addition to complications such as hypertonia and spasticity [18-19].
Increasing lethargy, hypotonia and poor suck may progress to stupor, irritability, hypertonia and high-pitched cry.
Regarding the presence of alterations, the existence of the following neuromotor abnormalities was considered as an inclusion criterion: hypertonia or spasticity, reduced muscle strength, range and rate of movement, salivation, hyperreflexia (gag reflex) and dysphagia (Duffy, 1995; Kent, 1997).