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Disease Muscle Spasticity

Name Muscle Spasticity
Synonyms Clasp Knife Spasticity | Clasp-Knife Spasticity | Spastic | Spasticity, Clasp-Knife | Spasticity, Muscle
Definition A form of muscle hypertonia associated with upper MOTOR NEURON DISEASE. Resistance to passive stretch of a spastic muscle results in minimal initial resistance (a 'free interval') followed by an incremental increase in muscle tone. Tone increases in proportion to the velocity of stretch. Spasticity is usually accompanied by HYPERREFLEXIA and variable degrees of MUSCLE WEAKNESS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p54)
Categories Musculoskeletal disease | Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D009128

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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscle Spasticity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscle Hypertonia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscle Spasticity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscle Hypertonia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscle Spasticity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Muscle Spasticity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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  Brooks-Wisniewski-Brown Syndrome
  Cerebroretinal Microangiopathy with Calcifications and Cysts
  Choreoathetosis-Spasticity, Episodic Has associated genes
  Diaminopentanuria
  Encephalopathy, Spastic Tetraparesis, and Hypogonadism
  Fitzsimmons Walson Mellor syndrome
  Koone Rizzo Elias syndrome
  Mental Retardation, Severe, With Spasticity And Pigmentary Tapetoretinal Degeneration Has associated genes
  Mental Retardation with Psychosis, Pyramidal Signs, and Macroorchidism
  Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Opticocochleodentate Degeneration
  Powell Venencie Gordon syndrome
  Seemanova Lesny syndrome
  Spastic Ataxia
  Spastic ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Wells Jankovic syndrome