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Decerebrate posture: Patients with decorticate posturing present with the arms flexed, or bent inward on the chest, the hands are clenched into fists, and the legs extended and feet turned inward. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Decerebrate posture, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Decerebrate posture based
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Medical Conditions associated with Decerebrate posture:
Symptoms related to Decerebrate posture:
Abnormal extensor reflexes, Upper brain stem damage (7 causes), Metabolic encephalopathy (2 causes), Head injury (3 causes), Brain stem compression (19 causes), Increased intracranial pressure (71 causes)
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