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Disease Autonomic Dysreflexia

Name Autonomic Dysreflexia
Synonyms Autonomic Dysreflexias | Autonomic Dysreflexia, Spinal | Autonomic Dysreflexias, Spinal | Autonomic Hyperreflexia | Autonomic Hyperreflexias | Dysreflexia, Autonomic | Dysreflexias, Autonomic | Dysreflexia, Spinal Autonomic | Dysreflexias, Spinal Autonomic | Hyperreflexia, Autonomic | Hyperreflexias, Autonomic | Spinal Autonomic Dysreflexia | Spinal Autonomic Dysreflexias
Definition 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 STROKE. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp538 and 1232; J Spinal Cord Med 1997;20(3):355-60)
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020211

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Autonomic Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Autonomic Dysreflexia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Trauma, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spinal Cord Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Autonomic Dysreflexia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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