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Glossary for Hyperreflexia in children

Medical terms related to Hyperreflexia in children 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 hypereflexia: increase in the intensity of reflex to stimuli
  • Autonomic nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the autonomic nervous system
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Cerebral Palsy: Any brain disorder causing movement disability
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • 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
  • 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: An exaggerated reflex of the muscles
  • 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
  • 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

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