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Decerebrate posture

Decerebrate posture: Introduction

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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Causes of Decerebrate posture:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Decerebrate posture. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Decerebrate posture

Causes of Types of Decerebrate posture:

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Decerebrate posture: Symptom Checker

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Decerebrate posture: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Decerebrate posture may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Decerebrate posture

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Decerebrate posture: Deaths

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Detailed list of causes of Decerebrate posture

The list below shows some of the causes of Decerebrate posture mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Decerebrate posture?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Decerebrate posture. Of the 23 causes of Decerebrate posture that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 20 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Decerebrate posture:

The following list of conditions have 'Decerebrate posture' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Decerebrate posture Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Decerebrate posture based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Decerebrate posture:

    Medical Conditions associated with Decerebrate posture:

    Posture symptoms (96 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    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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