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Glossary for Autonomic hypereflexia

Medical terms related to Autonomic hypereflexia or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis: A type of encephalitis that usually follows an acute viral infection and involves an immune attack on myelin tissue which is part of the nervous system. Initial symptoms include fever, headache, vomiting and drowsiness followed by seizures, coma and paralysis. Often results in permanent neurological disorders.
  • Astrocytoma: A malignant tumour of the nervous system composed of astrocytes.
  • Autonomic nerve disorders: A disorder of the nervous system concerned with regulation of activity of cardiac muscle, smooth muscle, and glands, usually restricted to the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems
  • Autonomic nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the autonomic nervous system
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Brain tumour: various extrinsic and intrinsic factors add up to to cause tumour in the brain
  • Cerebral Palsy: Any brain disorder causing movement disability
  • Decreased protein C: A protein which is necessaryto prevent theclotting cascade and is autosomal dominant with regards to inheritance
  • Electrolyte imbalance: impairment in the level of electrolytes in the body
  • Ependymoma: A tumor that occurs in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Symptoms vary according to the aggressiveness, size and exact location of the tumor.
  • 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
  • Head trauma: injury to the haed
  • Hemophilia: Blood disease usually genetic causing failure to clot.
  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia: A slow-progressing degeneration of the tract that connects the brain to the spinal cord (corticospinal tract) resulting in muscle spasticity, weakness and paralysis. The severity of symptoms is determined by the nature and extent of the damage.
  • Hyperparathyroidism: Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands.
  • Hyperreflexia in children: Hyperreflexia in children is a condition on which there are over active reflexes in a child.
  • Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
  • Medulloblastoma: A type of brain tumor.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Moyamoya disease: Brain blood vessel disorder.
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Autoimmune attack on spinal nerves causing diverse and varying neural problems.
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Muscle weakness: Weakness of the muscles or loss of tone
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Reflex symptoms: Changes to the nerve reflexes
  • Rett's syndrome: Autism-like behavioral syndrome in infant girls
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Spinal cord injury: spinal cord injury causes myelopathy or damage to white matter or myelinated fiber tracts that carry sensation and motor signals to and from the brain
  • Stroke symptoms: Brain-related symptoms of bleeding or blockage.
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage: subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding in the area between the brain and the thin tissues that cover the brain. This area is called the subarachnoid space
  • Tendon symptoms: Symptoms affecting the tendons in joints.
  • Transverse myelitis: Inflammation of the spinal cord which results in various neurological and muscle symptoms. The inflammation can occur for no obvious reason or may result from a virus, bacterial infection, autoimmune disease or vaccination. The type and severity of symptoms is determined by the location and degree of inflammation.
  • Vasculitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation to blood vessels
  • Weakness: Symptoms causing weakness of the body

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Autonomic hypereflexia:

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