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Category:Autonomic Dysreflexia
Authors B. SCHURCH  +, P.A. KNAPP  +, D. JEANMONOD  +, B. RODIC and A.B. ROSSIER  +
Created 5 October 2007  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
DefiningCitation Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp538 and 1232; J Spinal Cord Med 1997;20(3):355-60  +
Definition A syndrome associated with damage to the s A syndrome associated with damage to the spinal cord above the mid thoracic level (see SPINAL CORD INJURIES) characterized by a marked increase in the sympathetic response to minor stimuli such as bladder or rectal distention. Manifestations include HYPERTENSION; TACHYCARDIA (or reflex bradycardia); FEVER; FLUSHING; and HYPERHIDROSIS. Extreme hypertension may be associated with a CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (MeSH). ed with a CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT (MeSH).
DefinitionSource MeSH +
Id birnlex_12582  +
Label Autonomic Dysreflexia  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 20 April 2010 16:00:37  +
ModifiedDate 20 April 2010  +
PublicationLink  +
RetrievedOn 20-04-2010 +
SuperCategory Autonomic Nervous System Disease  +
Synonym Autonomic Hyperreflexia  +, Spinal Autonomic Dysreflexia  +
Title Does sacral posterior rhizotomy suppress autonomic hyper-reflexia in patients with spinal cord injury?  +
Categories Autonomic Nervous System Disease
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