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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Our results showed that children with diplegia typically exhibit manual functions at levels I or II, while those with quadriplegia are classified at level IV or V, and the dyskinetic CP mostly corresponds to levels III, IV or V.
A small catheter is placed into the thecal space (subarachnoid spinal canal), with the tip placed in the high cervical area to treat dystonia or spastic quadriplegia, or in the low thoracic area to treat spastic diplegia.
The research subject was a 16 years with mixed CP, diplegia, and ataxia.
After her mum noticed development delays, with Leah unable to sit up on her own, a MRI scan confirmed she had spastic diplegia.
In the present study, nearly 52% of patients with spastic tetraplegia, 22% with spastic diplegia, and 15.
During second week of his illness he developed difficulty in deglutition, dribbling of saliva from both angle of mouth and inability to close both eyelids and eventually facial diplegia.
Para a selecao da casuistica foram considerados os seguintes criterios de inclusao: apresentar Paralisia cerebral tipo diplegia espastica, comprovado por laudo medico; apresentar audicao dentro dos padroes de normalidade; apresentar habilidades intelectuais e visuais que permitisse a realizacao das provas propostas; estar na faixa etaria entre 48 a 72 meses; nao apresentar crises epilepticas ou Sindrome de West.
Incidence of spinal abnormalities in patients with spastic diplegia 17 to 26 years after selective dorsal rhizotomy.
Paxton is a 25-year-old from Elmwood, CT with Hereditary Spastic Diplegia, Spina Bifida Occulta and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome who was in need of a chair that could accommodate his active lifestyle.
Among the examinees there were 19 and 6 children with spastic diplegia and spastic hemiparesis, respectively.
Jaleh Samoudi, mother of a five-year-old diagnosed with spastic diplegia, heard about the 'Couture for a Cause' fundraiser through a friend who has been volunteering with the centre for years.