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Head-Riddoch syndrome

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A syndrome of bradycardia, hypertension, dilated pupils.sweating, flushing, pilomotor activity, nasal stuffiness, blurred vision, and headache. Occur in quadriplegic patients.


  • H. Head, G. Riddoch:
    The automatic bladder, excessive sweating and some other reflex conditions in gross injuries of the spinal cord.
    Brain, Oxford, 1917, 40: 188-263.

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