palsy

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palsy:

see paralysisparalysis
or palsy
, complete loss or impairment of the ability to use voluntary muscles, usually as the result of a disorder of the nervous system. The nervous tissue that is injured may be in the brain, the spinal cord, or in the muscles themselves.
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palsy

[′pȯl·zē]
(medicine)
Any of various special types of paralysis, such as cerebral palsy.

palsy

Pathol
paralysis, esp of a specified type
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However, isolated bulbar palsy (IBP), an often under-understood variant of ALS, has symptoms confined to bulbar region for extended periods.
In bulbar palsy, the throat muscles are mainly involved, and this may lead to difficulties in swallowing and speech.
41 (91%) patients developed bulbar palsy and 9 of them also developed bilateral 7th nerve palsy, 4 (9%) cases presented with bulbar palsy and descending paralysis and 2 of them were associated with bilateral 7th nerve palsy.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurological disorder involving both upper motor neuron (UMN) and lower motor neuron (LMN), eventually leading to muscle atrophy and weakness, bulbar palsy, and respiratory failure.
Ciara Keating, six, relies on her wheels because she suffers from severe Cerebral Palsy and life-threatening Bulbar Palsy.
While Holly started to thrive, Katie - who also suffered from bulbar palsy - couldn't suck or swallow milk and doctors initially feared for the worse.
November 18, 2004: Dr Malik visits Patient C, who had motor neurone disease and progressive bulbar palsy.
September 30 2004 ( Patient C is diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease and another muscle-wasting disease Progressive Bulbar Palsy.
Tilly, eight, was diagnosed with bulbar palsy - in which food enters the lungs - when she was one.