detrusor hyperreflexia

detrusor hyperreflexia
increased contractile activity of the detrusor urinae muscle, resulting in urge incontinence, seen in spinal neural disease, supraspinal neural or vascular disease, parkinsonism, and some forms of dementia. Cf. detrusor instability.

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  • detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia — detrusor–striated sphincter dyssynergia contraction of the sphincter muscle of the urethra at the same time the detrusor muscle of the bladder is contracting, resulting in obstruction of normal urinary outflow; it may accompany detrusor… …   Medical dictionary

  • detrusor instability — involuntary contraction of the detrusor muscle of the bladder caused by nonneurological problems such as bladder outlet obstruction. Cf. detrusor hyperreflexia …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperreflexia — A condition in which the deep tendon reflexes are exaggerated. detrusor h. SYN: detrusor instability. * * * hy·per·re·flex·ia rē flek sē ə n overactivity of physiological reflexes * * * hy·per·re·flex·ia (hi″pər re flekґse ə)… …   Medical dictionary

  • Incontinence — Inability to control excretions. Urinary incontinence is inability to keep urine in the bladder. Fecal incontinence is inability to retain feces in the rectum. * * * 1. Inability to prevent the discharge of any of the excretions, especially of… …   Medical dictionary

  • instability — The state of being unstable, or lacking stability. detrusor i. involuntary detrusor contractions that may occur at bladder volumes below capacity. SYN: detrusor hyperreflexia. spinal i. the inability of the spinal …   Medical dictionary

  • reflex incontinence — the urinary incontinence that accompanies detrusor hyperreflexia (see under hyperreflexia) …   Medical dictionary

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