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Autonomic hyperreflexia in spinal cord injury associated with pulmonary embolism.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1953313     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Autonomic hyperreflexia results from a variety of noxious stimuli. A case of acute pulmonary embolism associated with severe autonomic hyperreflexia illustrates the importance of autonomic hyperreflexia in signaling the onset of serious medical complications in spinal cord injured patients. An episode of autonomic hyperreflexia not associated with the usual causes can be an important signal of serious visceral pathology.
S C Colachis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0003-9993     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Phys Med Rehabil     Publication Date:  1991 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-12-24     Completed Date:  1991-12-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985158R     Medline TA:  Arch Phys Med Rehabil     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1014-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Physical Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus 43210.
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MeSH Terms
Pulmonary Embolism / complications*,  radiography
Reflex, Abnormal*
Spinal Cord Injuries / complications*

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