What FLOPPY INFANT SYNDROME - ALSO KNOWN AS HYPOTONIA OR INFANTILE HYPOTONIA means: Floppy Infant Syndrome - also known as hypotonia or infantile hypotonia, a condition of abnormally low muscle tone (the amount of tension or resistance to movement in a muscle), often involving reduced muscle strength. Hypotonia is not a specific medical disorder, but a potential manifestation of many different diseases and disorders that affect motor nerve control by the brain or muscle strength. Motor skills delay is often observed, along with hypermobile or hyperflexible joints, drooling and speech difficulties, poor reflexes, decreased strength, decreased activity tolerance, rounded shoulder posture, with leaning onto supports, and poor attention and motivation.
- Definition Familial Spastic Paralysis - Also Known As Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP),:
- Dictionary Paralysis - also known as Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), refers to a group of inherited disorders that are characterized by progressive weakness and stiffness of the legs. Though the primary floppy infant syndrome - also known as hypotonia or infantile hypotonia.
- Definition Fisher Syndrome:
- Dictionary rare, acquired nerve disease that is considered to be a variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome. It is characterized by abnormal muscle coordination, paralysis of the eye muscles, and absence of the floppy infant syndrome - also known as hypotonia or infantile hypotonia.
- Definition Fainting - Also Called Syncope:
- Dictionary called Syncope, is a sudden, and generally momentary, loss of consciousness, or blacking out caused by the Central Ischaemic Response, because of a lack of sufficient blood and oxygen in the brain floppy infant syndrome - also known as hypotonia or infantile hypotonia.
- Definition Familial Periodic Paralyzes:
- Dictionary Paralyzes - are a group of inherited neurological disorders caused by mutations in genes that regulate sodium and calcium channels in nerve cells. They are characterized by episodes in which the floppy infant syndrome - also known as hypotonia or infantile hypotonia.