What causes the sudden onset of spasticity?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Krupa Pandey, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Treatable factors that may cause sudden onset of spasticity include the following:

  • Tethered spinal cord

  • Nerve impingement peripherally or centrally

  • Hydrocephalus

  • Intracranial, epidural, or subdural bleeding


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