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Muscle rigidity

Muscle rigidity: Introduction

Muscle rigidity: The occurrence of resistance to passively moving a muscle. See detailed information below for a list of 73 causes of Muscle rigidity, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Muscle rigidity:

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

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Muscle rigidity: Symptom Checker

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Medications or substances causing Muscle rigidity:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Muscle rigidity as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Muscle rigidity:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Muscle rigidity as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Venlafaxine and monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressant interaction
  • Effexor and monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressant interaction
  • Effexor XR and monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressant interaction
  • Nefazodone and monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressant interaction
  • Serzone and monoamine oxidase inhibitor antidepressant interaction
  • more interactions...»

Muscle rigidity: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Muscle rigidity may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Muscle rigidity

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Muscle rigidity: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Muscle rigidity

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Muscle rigidity: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Muscle rigidity: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Muscle rigidity:

Motor impairment whereby the hypertonic state is charcterized by bidirectional increased resistance to passive movement.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Muscle rigidity

The list below shows some of the causes of Muscle rigidity mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Muscle rigidity?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Muscle rigidity. Of the 73 causes of Muscle rigidity that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Muscle rigidity:

The following list of conditions have 'Muscle rigidity' 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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Medical Conditions associated with Muscle rigidity:

Muscle spasms (929 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Spasms (2183 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Muscle rigidity:

Muscle spasms (929 causes), Muscle tone symptoms, Paralysis (325 causes), Parkinson's disease, Wilson's disease (2 causes), Dystonia musculorum deformans, Multiple system atrophy, Basal ganglia calcification (3 causes), Gegenhalten, Acute cerebral infarction, Steele-Richardson-Olszewski syndrome, Multiple sclerosis, Underactive thyroid gland (10 causes), Neuroleptic-malignant syndrome (12 causes)

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