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Decorticate rigidity

MedGen UID:
66661
Concept ID:
C0231521
Sign or Symptom
Synonyms: Decorticate Rigidities; Decorticate Rigidity; Rigidities, Decorticate; Rigidity, Decorticate
SNOMED CT: Decorticate rigidity (36423000)
 
HPO: HP:0011444

Definition

A type of rigidity in which the arms are in flexion and adduction and the legs are extended. This signifies a lesion in the cerebral white matter, internal capsules, or thalamus. [from HPO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVDecorticate rigidity

Professional guidelines

PubMed

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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Sonoo T, Wada T, Inokuchi R, Nakamura K, Nakajima S, Yahagi N
Am J Emerg Med 2013 Jun;31(6):995.e3-4. Epub 2013 May 13 doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.01.023. PMID: 23680327
Sauvageau A, Laharpe R, King D, Dowling G, Andrews S, Kelly S, Ambrosi C, Guay JP, Geberth VJ; Working Group on Human Asphyxia
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2011 Jun;32(2):104-7. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0b013e3181efba3a. PMID: 20683242
Sauvageau A, LaHarpe R, Geberth VJ; Working Group on Human Asphyxia
J Forensic Sci 2010 Sep;55(5):1278-81. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2010.01434.x. PMID: 20487156
Kochar DK, Shubhakaran, Kumawat BL, Kochar SK, Halwai M, Makkar RK, Joshi A, Thanvi I
J Assoc Physicians India 2002 Feb;50:234-41. PMID: 12038655

Diagnosis

Sonoo T, Wada T, Inokuchi R, Nakamura K, Nakajima S, Yahagi N
Am J Emerg Med 2013 Jun;31(6):995.e3-4. Epub 2013 May 13 doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.01.023. PMID: 23680327
Kaido T, Moriyama Y, Ueda K, Higashiura W, Sakaguchi H, Kichikawa K
J Infect Chemother 2011 Aug;17(4):552-4. Epub 2011 Jan 22 doi: 10.1007/s10156-011-0210-9. PMID: 21258953
Ono Y, Manabe Y, Hamakawa Y, Omori N, Abe K
Intern Med 2007;46(6):307-10. Epub 2007 Mar 15 doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.46.6179. PMID: 17379999
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Brain Dev 2004 Mar;26(2):134-6. doi: 10.1016/S0387-7604(03)00099-8. PMID: 15036434
Kochar DK, Shubhakaran, Kumawat BL, Kochar SK, Halwai M, Makkar RK, Joshi A, Thanvi I
J Assoc Physicians India 2002 Feb;50:234-41. PMID: 12038655

Therapy

Kaido T, Moriyama Y, Ueda K, Higashiura W, Sakaguchi H, Kichikawa K
J Infect Chemother 2011 Aug;17(4):552-4. Epub 2011 Jan 22 doi: 10.1007/s10156-011-0210-9. PMID: 21258953
Ono Y, Manabe Y, Hamakawa Y, Omori N, Abe K
Intern Med 2007;46(6):307-10. Epub 2007 Mar 15 doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.46.6179. PMID: 17379999
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Prognosis

Sonoo T, Wada T, Inokuchi R, Nakamura K, Nakajima S, Yahagi N
Am J Emerg Med 2013 Jun;31(6):995.e3-4. Epub 2013 May 13 doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2013.01.023. PMID: 23680327
Kaido T, Moriyama Y, Ueda K, Higashiura W, Sakaguchi H, Kichikawa K
J Infect Chemother 2011 Aug;17(4):552-4. Epub 2011 Jan 22 doi: 10.1007/s10156-011-0210-9. PMID: 21258953
Kamijo Y, Ide T, Ide A, Soma K
Am J Emerg Med 2011 Mar;29(3):357.e5-7. Epub 2010 Aug 2 doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2010.04.011. PMID: 20674229
Ono Y, Manabe Y, Hamakawa Y, Omori N, Abe K
Intern Med 2007;46(6):307-10. Epub 2007 Mar 15 doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.46.6179. PMID: 17379999
Kochar DK, Shubhakaran, Kumawat BL, Kochar SK, Halwai M, Makkar RK, Joshi A, Thanvi I
J Assoc Physicians India 2002 Feb;50:234-41. PMID: 12038655

Clinical prediction guides

Sauvageau A, Laharpe R, King D, Dowling G, Andrews S, Kelly S, Ambrosi C, Guay JP, Geberth VJ; Working Group on Human Asphyxia
Am J Forensic Med Pathol 2011 Jun;32(2):104-7. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0b013e3181efba3a. PMID: 20683242
Kamijo Y, Ide T, Ide A, Soma K
Am J Emerg Med 2011 Mar;29(3):357.e5-7. Epub 2010 Aug 2 doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2010.04.011. PMID: 20674229
Sauvageau A, LaHarpe R, Geberth VJ; Working Group on Human Asphyxia
J Forensic Sci 2010 Sep;55(5):1278-81. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2010.01434.x. PMID: 20487156
Kochar DK, Shubhakaran, Kumawat BL, Kochar SK, Halwai M, Makkar RK, Joshi A, Thanvi I
J Assoc Physicians India 2002 Feb;50:234-41. PMID: 12038655

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