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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Similar to results of the present study, in a randomized-controlled trial conducted by Azab et al., [19] TheraSuit, a kind of orthotic garment, improved trunk posture of spastic diplegic children with CP, when added to the treatment program.
According to CP type; 40 children (46.0%) were diplegic, 3 (3.4%)- hemiplegic, 9 (10.3%)-tetraplegic, 9 (10.3%)-ataxic, 5 (5.7%)-dyskinetic and 21 patients (24.1%) were mixed type CP.
Eight-year-old Callum Brown, who suffers from diplegic cerebral palsy, will travel to St Louis on January 22 for an operation which will help him to walk.
Jessica was diagnosed with diplegic cerebral palsy after being born four months premature.
Steven, who has spastic: diplegic cerebral palsy and vision problems, is fully included in elementary school in his hometown, Orland Park, IL.
Callum, who suffers from diplegic cerebral palsy, travelled to St Louis Children's Hospital in the USA last January for an operation on his spine called selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery.
Callum, who is desperate to take his first steps, is a diplegic cerebral palsy sufferer and his legs and hips have both been affected by the condition.
Dontae, who has spastic diplegic cerebral palsy (CP in which both legs are more significantly effected than the arms and spasticity is present) and uses a walker, must meet his bus for the two-hour ride to his special school.
The eight-year-old, who suffers from diplegic cerebral palsy, needed around PS70,000 to cover the costs involved in the treatment, at St Louis Children's Hospital in Missouri.