diplegia


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diplegia

[dī′plē·jə]
(medicine)
Paralysis of similar parts on the two sides of the body.
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Ross SA, Engsberg JR (2007) Relationships between spasticity, strength, gait, and the GMFM-66 in persons with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy.
Stott NS, Atherton WG, Mackey AH, Galley IJ, Nicol RO and Walsh SJ (2005): The reliability and validity of assessment of sagittal plane deviations in children who have spastic diplegia.
The 12year-old was born prematurely resulting in a spastic diplegia type of cerebral palsy.
Nathan was diagnosed with spastic diplegia, which causes uncontrolled muscle tightening in his legs.
The brothers - from Bromsgrove, Worcestershire - were born with spastic diplegia - a type of cerebral palsy which affects their legs and feet.
Mobius syndrome is characterized by congenital facial diplegia and a developmental bilateral facial paralysis associated with oculomotor or other neurological disorders.
Carl has spastic diplegia (stiff legs), a weak trunk, and intermittently affected arms and eyes.
Three year-old Dewi, from Pontypridd, has diplegia spasticity cerebral palsy which affects his balance and ability to walk.
Three-year-old Dewi has diplegia spasticity cerebral palsy and his family is hoping to raise enough money for him to have an operation so he can walk.
Budding ballerina Ava Evans suffers from spastic diplegia cerebral palsy, a condition which affects the movement, growth and strength in the leg muscles, and causes them to stiffen.
Hayden, from Chelmsley Wood, has a type of cerebral palsy called spastic diplegia.