Medical Definition of Decorticate rigidity

1. A unilateral or bilateral postural change, consisting of the upper extremities flexed and adducted and the lower extremities in rigid extension; due to structural lesions of the thalamus, internal capsule, or cerebral white matter. Synonym: decorticate state. (05 Mar 2000)



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