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Resistance to neck flexion

Resistance to neck flexion: Introduction

Resistance to neck flexion: nuchal rigidity or neck stiffness is tested by placing the examiner's hand under the patient's head and gently trying to flex the neck. Undue resistance implies diffuse irritation of the cervical nerve roots from meningeal inflammation. See detailed information below for a list of 19 causes of Resistance to neck flexion, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Resistance to neck flexion:

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

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Common Causes of Resistance to neck flexion

Resistance to neck flexion: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Resistance to neck flexion, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Resistance to neck flexion: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Resistance to neck flexion may include these symptoms:

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Resistance to neck flexion

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Detailed list of causes of Resistance to neck flexion

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How Common are these Causes of Resistance to neck flexion?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Resistance to neck flexion. Of the 19 causes of Resistance to neck flexion that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Resistance to neck flexion:

The following list of conditions have 'Resistance to neck flexion' 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 Resistance to neck flexion Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Resistance to neck flexion based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Resistance to neck flexion:

    Medical Conditions associated with Resistance to neck flexion:

    Neck symptoms (833 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Resistance to neck flexion:

    Arthritis (224 causes), Cervical spine infection, Cervical spondylosis, Disc disorder, Increased Intracranial Pressure (71 causes), Meningismus, Meningitis (160 causes), Polio, Posterior fossa tumor, Rheumatoid arthritis (17 causes)

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