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Decerebrate posturing

Decerebrate posturing: Introduction

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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Causes of Decerebrate posturing:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Decerebrate posturing

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Decerebrate posturing: Symptom Checker

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

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Decerebrate posturing: Animations

Decerebrate posturing: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Decerebrate posturing may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Decerebrate posturing

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Decerebrate posturing: Deaths

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Decerebrate posturing: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Decerebrate posturing: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Decerebrate posturing:

Organs affected by Decerebrate posturing:

The list of organs typically affected by Decerebrate posturing may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Decerebrate posturing

The list below shows some of the causes of Decerebrate posturing mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Decerebrate posturing?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Decerebrate posturing. Of the 11 causes of Decerebrate posturing that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Decerebrate posturing:

The following list of conditions have 'Decerebrate posturing' 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 Decerebrate posturing Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Decerebrate posturing based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Decerebrate posturing?

    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 :

    Classifications of Decerebrate posturing:

    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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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Decerebrate posturing

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