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Spasticity in children: Spasticity in children is a condition in which a child's muscles are unusually stiff and rigid and have over-reactive deep tendon reflexes. See detailed information below for a list of 35 causes of Spasticity in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine or introduction to...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Spasticity in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Spasticity in children:
Hypoxic episode, Ischemic episode, Perinatal asphyxia, Near-drowning, Suffocation (4 causes), Prenatal utero-placental insufficiency, Trauma, Tumor, Stroke (192 causes), Brainmalformations, Viral encephalitis
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