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SPASTICITY-ETIOLOGY

1. Component of UMNS resulting from any lesions proximal to the anterior horn cell including stroke, TBI, SCI, MS, etc.

2. Spasticity results from a loss of descending, facilitatory, inhibitory influences on the Ia interneuron (loss of facilitation of inhibition).


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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