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Decerebrate posturing: Rigid extension of a persons legs as a result of decerebration. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Decerebrate posturing, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Decerebrate posturing, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Decerebrate posturing:
Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Posture symptoms (96 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Decerebrate posturing:
Leg spasm (8 causes), Leg rigidity, Rigidity (96 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), 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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