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Rigidity: Introduction

Rigidity: When there is inflexibility or stiffness. See detailed information below for a list of 96 causes of Rigidity, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Rigidity:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Rigidity

Home medical tests possibly related to Rigidity:

Causes of Types of Rigidity:

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Rigidity: Symptom Checker

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

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Rigidity Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Rigidity may include:

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Rigidity: Animations

Medications or substances causing Rigidity:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Rigidity as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Rigidity:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Rigidity as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Phenelzine and SSRI antidepressant interaction
  • Nardil and SSRI antidepressant interaction
  • Parnate and SSRI antidepressant interaction
  • Furazolidone (Furoxone) and Buspirone (BuSpar) interaction
  • Furazolidone (Furoxone) and Citalopram (Celexa) interaction
  • Furazolidone (Furoxone) and Dextromethorphan interaction
  • Furazolidone (Furoxone) and Duloxetine (Cymbalta) interaction
  • Furazolidone (Furoxone) and Escitalopram (Lexapro) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Rigidity: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Rigidity

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Rigidity: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Rigidity

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Rigidity: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Rigidity: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Rigidity listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Rigidity as a symptom include:

Definitions of Rigidity:

Motor impairment whereby the hypertonic state is charcterized by bidirectional increased resistance to passive movement.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Rigidity

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

How Common are these Causes of Rigidity?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Rigidity. Of the 96 causes of Rigidity that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Rigidity:

The following list of conditions have 'Rigidity' 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 Rigidity Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Rigidity:

    Subtypes of Rigidity:

    Decerebrate rigidity (22 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Rigidity:

    Muscle spasms (929 causes), Seizures (2418 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 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 Rigidity:

    Spasticity (324 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Stiffness (692 causes), Muscle weakness (4300 causes), Parkinson's disease, Catatonic syndrome due to other CNS causes, Catatonic schizophrenia (3 causes), Neuroleptic induced catatonia, Seizure (2418 causes), Status epilepticus, Malignant hyperthermia, Tetany (55 causes), Dystonic reaction, Huntington's disease (2 causes)

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