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What are the causes of spastic movements?
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Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology
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In brief: HYPERTONICITY
Hyper tonic movements may be considered as extrpyramidal signs which means a disorder of the basal ganglia which are a structure in the brain controlling the muscle functions, usually Dopamine is the main neurotransmitter responsible for that.
Parkinson disease is one of that disorder which caused by depletion of Dopamine in the brain.

In brief: HYPERTONICITY
Hyper tonic movements may be considered as extrpyramidal signs which means a disorder of the basal ganglia which are a structure in the brain controlling the muscle functions, usually Dopamine is the main neurotransmitter responsible for that.
Parkinson disease is one of that disorder which caused by depletion of Dopamine in the brain.
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
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Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology
In brief: Spasticity
Diagnosis involves nerve conduction velocity studies, electromyography, and exclusion of other disorders via MRI and laboratory tests.
Treatment is supportive. Motor neuron disorders (mnds) are characterized by steady, relentless, progressive degeneration of corticospinal tracts, anterior horn cells, bulbar motor nuclei, or a combination. Symptoms vary in severity and may include muscle weakness.

In brief: Spasticity
Diagnosis involves nerve conduction velocity studies, electromyography, and exclusion of other disorders via MRI and laboratory tests.
Treatment is supportive. Motor neuron disorders (mnds) are characterized by steady, relentless, progressive degeneration of corticospinal tracts, anterior horn cells, bulbar motor nuclei, or a combination. Symptoms vary in severity and may include muscle weakness.
Dr. Idan Sharon
Dr. Idan Sharon
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