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Glossary for Hyperactive reflexes

Medical terms related to Hyperactive reflexes 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.
  • Autonomic nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the autonomic nervous system
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Chromosome 21 monosomy: A rare chromosomal disorder where there is only one copy of chromosome 21 instead of the normal two leading to various abnormalities.
  • Gradual onset of hyperreflexia: Gradual onset of hyperreflexia is the slow development of overactive or overresponsive reflexes.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hyperactive deep tendon reflexes: Hyperactive deep tendon reflexes are deep tendon reflexes that are over reactive to stimulation.
  • Hyperactive reflexes in both lower limb: Hyperactive reflexes in both lower limbs is a condition in which lower limb reflexes are over reactive to stimulation.
  • Hyperactive reflexes in the lower limb: Hyperactive reflexes in the lower limb are reflexes in the lower limb or leg are over reactive to stimulation.
  • Hyperactivity: Excessive action and lack of control.
  • Hyperreflexia in children: Hyperreflexia in children is a condition on which there are over active reflexes in a child.
  • Increased tendon reflexes: Increased tendon reflexes are tendon reflexes that are more responsive than they have been in the past .
  • Intermittent hyperreflexia: Intermittent hyperreflexia refers to periodic episodes of overactive reflexes.
  • Lymphocytic choriomeningitis: Rodent-borne viral disease often causing meningitis or encephalitis
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • 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
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Pheochromocytoma: pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor that usually starts in the cells of the adrenal glands
  • Rabies: An infectious disease that can affect any mammal including humans and is transmitted through the saliva of an infected animal. The infectious agent is the Neurotropic lyssavirus which affects the salivary gland and also causes neurological symptoms.
  • Reflex symptoms: Changes to the nerve reflexes
  • 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
  • Spinal epidural abscess: Spinal epidural abscess refers to a collection or pocket of pus that develops in the epidural space in the spinal column.
  • Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
  • Tendon symptoms: Symptoms affecting the tendons in joints.
  • Tetanus: A disease caused by chemicals which are produced by a bacterium (clostridium tetani) and are toxic to the nerves. The infection usually occurs when the bacteria enter the body through a deep wound - these bacteria are anaerobic and hence don't need oxygen to survive.
  • Tropical Spastic Paraparesis: A form of spastic partial paralysis of the lower limbs which occurs in the tropics
  • Vasculitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation to blood vessels

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