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.
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