Symptoms of Abnormal posture

The following features are indicative of Abnormal posture:
  • involuntary flexion of arms and legs

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Common Causes of Abnormal posture

The following are the most common causes of Abnormal posture:
  • stroke
  • brain tumors
  • encephalopathy
  • traumatic brain injury
  • malaria

Risk Factors for Abnormal posture

The following factors may increase the likelihood of Abnormal posture:
  • increased pressure in the brain
  • brain tumor
  • Reye syndrome

Prevention of Abnormal posture

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Abnormal posture.

Occurrence of Abnormal posture

Common Age Group

Abnormal posture most commonly occurs in the following age group:
  • Aged between 1-5 years

Common Gender

Abnormal posture can occur in any gender.

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Abnormal posture

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Abnormal posture:
  • Physical examination: To check the signs of abnormal posturing
  • Blood test: To examine blood counts
  • Urine test: To screen drugs and toxic substances
  • Cerebral angiography: To create image of the affected area
  • MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging): To create pictures of the anatomy of brain
  • CT scan (Computed tomography): To produce cross-sectional images of specific area
  • EEG (Electroencephalography): To record electrical activity of the brain
  • Intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring: To check brain injury
  • Lumbar puncture: To collect cerebrospinal fluid for detection of cause for abnormal posturing

Complications of Abnormal posture if untreated

Yes, Abnormal posture causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Abnormal posture is left untreated:
  • coma
  • unable to communicate
  • paralysis
  • seizures

Alternative Medicine for Treatment of Abnormal posture

The following alternate medicine and therapies are known to help in the treatment or management of Abnormal posture:
  • Emergency treatment: To stable the patient by breathing tube and breathing assistance

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This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
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