hypertonus


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hypertonus

(hī″pĕr-tō′nŭs)
Increased tension, as muscular tension in spasm.
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(Number of (Number of Patients) Patients) 1 Pain on injection 0 0 0 0 2 Apnoea 3 10 7 23.33 3 Allergic reaction 0 0 0 0 4 Cough 4 13.33 1 3.33 5 Hiccup 0 0 0 0 6 Tremor and Twitching 3 10 0 0 7 Hypertonus 0 0 0 0 8 Limb movements 8 26.67 1 3.33 during intubation 9 Venous Sequelae 0 0 0 0 10 Post-operative 0 0 0 0 Respiratory depression 11 Post-operative 0 0 0 0 Vomiting 12 Involuntary movements 2 6.67 0 0 Table 12.
Neurologic examination revealed normal cranial and spinal reflexes, but muscle tone of the hind limb was spastic, resulting in hypertonus. A painful reaction was recognized at the caudal thoracic spine.
Decamethonium iodide in muscular hypertonus. Lancet 1950; 2: 251-252.
In a month after operation positive dynamics was recorded, namely: night enuresis regression, Babinsky's pathological symptom regression at the left, reduction of extremities hypertonus and restoration of abdominal reflexes.
"I believe that if you just have posterior pain and not anterior pain, that's almost always a sign of hypertonus of the pelvic floor musculature, and that's often the cause of the dyspareunia.
Gender distribution Females (n = 317) Frequency, n (%) Genotype MI Non-MI P (a) CYP2C9*1/*1 62 (63.9) 141 (64.1) 0.75 Mutant allele carriers (b) 35 (36.1) 79 (35.9) Total 97 (100) 220 (100) (a) After adjustment for age, diabetes, smoking, hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia, hypertonus, and family history of cardiovascular disease.
In 1987, a 57-year-old woman was hospitalized for gait ataxia, dysarthria, dizziness, and bilateral hypertonus 43 months following a posterior fossa decompression and cervical vertebrae level 1 laminectomy, which included placement of a LYODURA[R] graft to correct an Arnold-Chiari malformation and syringomyelia.
A comparison of dorsal and volar resting hand splints in the reduction of hypertonus. Am J Occup Ther 1982;36(10):664-70.
Formaggio et al., "Changes in cerebral activity after decreased upper-limb hypertonus: an EMGfMRI study," Magnetic Resonance Imaging, vol.
Before ordering vaginal dilation for your patient, 1) assess the levator ani muscle group for hypertonus or spasm and 2) choose the size dilator to start therapy that does not cause pain with insertion but enters with some resistance.
The hypertonus and reflex hyperexcitability associated with spasticity disrupt the remaining functional use of muscles, impede motion, and may cause severe pain.