paraparesis

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paraparesis

[¦par·ə·pə′rē·səs]
(medicine)
Partial paralysis of the lower extremities.
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Tropical spastic paraparesis in Seychelles Island: A clinical and case control neuroepidemiologic study.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Tropical Spastic Paraparesis.
24) A trial involving patients with myelopathy or tropical spastic paraparesis showed that motor disability was significantly improved in 50% of patients treated with eperisone hydrochloride alone, and, to a lesser extent, in patients treated with other muscle relaxants or anti-inflammatory drugs.
Antibodies to human T lymphotropic virus type I in patients with tropical spastic paraparesis.
HTLV-I is a human type C retrovirus2 which has been etiologically associated with Adult T-Cell Leukemia (ATL)and with a demyelinating neurologic disorder termed Tropical Spastic Paraparesis, and/or HTLV-I Associated Myelopathy (TSP/HAM).