crossed paralysis

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crossed paralysis

[′krȯst pə′ral·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Paralysis of the arm and leg on one side, associated with contralateral cranial nerve palsies caused by a brainstem lesion involving cranial nerve nuclei and the ipsilateral pyramidal tract.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Anya Behl, of Edinburgh, is one of only two children in Scotland with alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC).
Alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) is a very rare neurodevelopmental disorder, with an estimated incidence of 1 in 1 000 000.
The FDA has granted rare pediatric disease, or RPD, designation for the treatment of Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood, or AHC, with XEN007.
Little Greyson Milewski has incurable alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) - a one-in-amillion genetic disorder.
Combined upper and lower motor neuron lesions cause so-called alternating hemiplegia, because the deficit of upper motor neuron is manifested contralaterally while of the lower motor neuron - ipsilaterally.
Alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) is a distinct clinical disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of hemiplegia, abnormal ocular movement, and progressive developmental delay.
A few months later his life was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with Alternating Hemiplegia of childhood (AHC,) suffering excessive amounts of seizures and paralysis, and ending up in a coma.
It was only after the family, including mum Helen, 50, and Alex, 51, took Callum on a break to Wooler, Northumberland, and he suffered a major attack that he was finally diagnosed with alternating hemiplegia of childhood, (AHC), a rare neurological disorder that can leave sufferers paralysed.
Callum's family also today expressed frustration at the lack of research going into Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood, the one-in-a-million condition which has shattered her son's life.
The three-year-old suffers from the incurable one-in-a-million genetic disorder called alternating hemiplegia, which paralyses parts of his body and leaves him in intense pain.
They cover the history of the field, epidemiology, and risk factors; development of the cerebral vasculature; signs and symptoms of dysfunction; diagnosis; and the incidence, pathogenesis, and treatment of disorders such as cerebral embolism, hematologic disorders and neoplasms, migraine and alternating hemiplegia, hemorrhage, venous malformations, traumatic disorders, neonatal disorders, vascular disorders of the spinal cord; as well as genetic causes of cerebrovascular disease and treatment of stroke.
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