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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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Motor impairment whereby the hypertonic state is charcterized by bidirectional increased resistance to passive movement.
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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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