Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Symptoms » Abnormal muscle tone » Glossary

Glossary for Abnormal muscle tone

Medical terms related to Abnormal muscle tone or mentioned in this section include:

  • 3-methylglutaconic aciduria, type 1: A recessively inherited metabolic disorder characterized by methylglutaconic acid in the urine.
  • Abnormal muscle tone in children: Abnormal muscle tone in children includes weak, flaccid, or abnormally tight or rigid muscles in children.
  • Abnormal pain: The abnormal presence of pain that one may feel
  • Altered muscle tone: Where there is an alteration in the resting muscle tone.
  • Canavan disease: Rare genetic degenerative brain disease in infants.
  • Cerebral Palsy: Any brain disorder causing movement disability
  • Cornelia de Lange syndrome 1: A very rare disorder involving delayed physical development and various malformations involving the head, face and limbs. Type 1 is more severe than type 2 though the range and severity of symptoms is variable.
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: An inherited degenerative disease of the muscles which progresses rapidly compared to other muscle wasting diseases.
  • Dystonia: Dystonia is a neurological disorder that causes involuntary contractions of muscles in a repetitive, twisting manner.
  • Dystonias: Muscle problems causing movement disorders
  • GTP cyclohydrolase deficiency: A rare metabolic disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency (GTP cyclohydrolase) which causes a harmful build up of phenylalanine in the blood.
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hypernatremia: Increased blood sodium levels. Can be caused by excessive sodium levels but is more often a result of low water levels in the body.
  • Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Muscle conditions: Any condition that affects the muscles of the body
  • Muscle pain: Aches or pains affecting the muscles
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Poliomyelitis: Dangerous virus now rare due to vaccination.
  • Rigidity: When there is inflexibility or stiffness
  • Spasticity: When there are hypertonic movements of the muscles and they are stiff
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia: A condition characterised by a failure of muscle coordination due to pathology arising in the spinocerebellar tract of the spinal cord
  • Stiff muscles: A condition which occurs when a person has muscles which feel stiff
  • Weakness: Symptoms causing weakness of the body

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Abnormal muscle tone:

The following list of conditions have 'Abnormal muscle tone' 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.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Abnormal muscle tone or choose View All.


By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise