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Hyperactive DTRs

Hyperactive DTRs: Introduction

Hyperactive DTRs: hyperactive deep tendon reflexes (DTRs) are abnormally brisk muscle contractions that occur in response to a sudden stretch induced by sharply tapping the muscle's tendon of insertion. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Hyperactive DTRs, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hyperactive DTRs:

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

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Common Causes of Hyperactive DTRs

Home Diagnostic Testing and Hyperactive DTRs

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Hyperactive DTRs Treatments

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hyperactive DTRs

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Hyperactive DTRs: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Hyperactive DTRs

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as a more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of eating disorders or more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hyperactive DTRs

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Hyperactive DTRs: Related Rare Diseases

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Hyperactive DTRs: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Hyperactive DTRs

The list below shows some of the causes of Hyperactive DTRs mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hyperactive DTRs?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hyperactive DTRs. Of the 16 causes of Hyperactive DTRs that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hyperactive DTRs:

The following list of conditions have 'Hyperactive DTRs' 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 Hyperactive DTRs Based on Risk Factors

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

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

    Classifications of Hyperactive DTRs:

    Medical Conditions associated with Hyperactive DTRs:

    Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Reflex symptoms (469 causes), Tendon symptoms (412 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Autonomic nerve symptoms (345 causes)

    Symptoms related to Hyperactive DTRs:

    Corticospinal tract lesions, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Brain tumor (27 causes), Hepatic encephalopathy (16 causes), Hypocalcemia (13 causes), Hypomagnesemia, Spinal cord compression, Upper motor neuron lesions

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