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hyperreflexia

 [hi″per-re-flek´se-ah]
exaggeration of reflexes, sometimes due to excessive activity of the sympathetic nervous system; see also autonomic dysreflexia.
detrusor hyperreflexia the occurrence of unstable bladder contractions in the presence of known neurological disease; see also detrusor instability.

hy·per·re·flex·i·a

(hī'pĕr-rē-flek'sē-ă), [MIM*145290]
Exaggeration of the deep tendon reflexes; may be generalized, regional, or focal.

hyperreflexia

(hī′pər-rĭ-flĕk′sē-ə)
n.
An exaggerated response of the deep tendon reflexes, usually resulting from injury to the central nervous system or metabolic disease.

hyperreflexia

Neurology A state of excessive response to stimuli. See Autonomic hyperreflexia.

hy·per·re·flex·i·a

(hī'pĕr-rē-flek'sē-ă)
A condition in which the deep tendon reflexes are exaggerated.

hy·per·re·flex·i·a

(hī'pĕr-rē-flek'sē-ă) [MIM*145290]
Exaggeration of the deep tendon reflexes; may be generalized, regional, or focal.
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These findings suggest the main characteristics of neurogenic bladder due to Behcet's disease are detrusor hyperreflexia in the storage phase and detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia in the voiding phase.
Efficacy of botulinum toxin A for the treatment of detrusor hyperreflexia. Ann Readapt Med Phys 2003; 46: 326-8.
detrusor hyperreflexia) was similar to that in very elderly subjects (Table II).
While impaired contractility is common in detrusor hyperreflexia, the concept of two subgroups is not supported by these results.
Efficacy and tolerability of tolterodine in children with detrusor hyperreflexia. Urology 2000;55:414-8.
Oxybutynin versus propantheline in patients with multiple sclerosis and detrusor hyperreflexia. J Urol 1986;135:966-8.
Artificial urinary sphincters have a limited role in managing incontinence in MS due to the high incidence of detrusor hyperreflexia. Lastly, bowel and male and female sexual dysfunction are covered in detail.
Three main categories with different symptom patterns have been identified, namely uninhibited overactive bladder (UOB), characterized by impaired perception of bladder fullness and loss of voluntary inhibition of micturition contractions, phasic detrusor instability (PDI), with spontaneous or provoked abortive detrusor contractions during the bladder filling phase, and spinal detrusor hyperreflexia (SDH), following spinal upper motor neuron lesions with impaired voluntary command and unco-ordinated micturition reflexes.
Physiological and morphometric studies into the pathophysiology of detrusor hyperreflexia in neuropathic patients.
Urodynamic effects of oral oxybutynin chloride in children with myelomeningocele and detrusor hyperreflexia. Urology 1998;51:94-8.
Capsaicin and neurogenic detrusor hyperreflexia: A double-blind placebo-controlled study in 20 patients with spinal cord lesions.
Efficacy and safety of propiverine in SCI-patients suffering from detrusor hyperreflexia - A double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial.