What are the signs and symptoms of autonomic dysreflexia?

Updated: Mar 02, 2020
  • Author: Ryan O Stephenson, DO; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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The patient with autonomic dysreflexia generally gives a history of one or many of the following symptoms: Headaches, blurry vision, spots in the visual field, nasal congestion, blotchy skin above the level of injury, and a sense of anxiety or malaise. Feelings of apprehension or anxiety over an impending physical problem commonly are exhibited.


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