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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The diagnosis of idiopathic facial diplegia may only be made after comprehensive tests.
Our results pertaining to children with diplegia indicate that they also tend to exhibit gross motor function difficulties at the first four GMFCS levels.
Bilateral facial paralysis (diplegia) is a relatively rare condition and comprises roughly 0.3% to 2% of all facial palsies [3].
Neurological evaluation revealed spastic diplegia of lower extremities, mild generalized increase in muscle tone, deep tendon reflexes of the lower extremities, and positive Babinski reflexes bilaterally.
Sam is profoundly affected by cerebral Palsy, specifically spastic diplegia, impacting balance, co-ordination and flexibility in various muscles across the lower body, but he's never let his condition hold him back.
Freya Woolford has spastic diplegia cerebral palsy and needs PS65,000 for surgery in the US.
children with spastic diplegia may be able to stand, because they may use their hip adductor spasticity to increase truncal tone, which forms a stable base for them to stay erect.
[1] However, simultaneous bilateral facial palsy (facial diplegia) is an extremely rare clinical finding with a prevalence of 0.3 to 2% of facial palsies and an annual incidence of approximately 1 per 5 million.
William Little in 1861 named what equates to diplegia cerebral palsy--Little disease.