hemiparesis


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hemiparesis

[¦he·mē·pə′rē·səs]
(medicine)
Muscle weakness on one side of the body.
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The diagnosis of unilateral right schizencephaly (open lip) may justify the symptoms of psychosis, epilepsy, mental retardation, and possibly hemiparesis that we observed in this patient.
However, less than 1 percent of those affected by hemiparesis receives the beneficial therapy.
2, the PICC had been inserted after the right hemiparesis, did not cause new neurologic symptoms, and was not the cause of the stroke.
An independent sample t-test was also used to compare the activity variables between patients with a hemiparesis of the dominant arm and patients with a hemiparesis of the nondominant arm.
Balance is diminished in people with hemiplegia and hemiparesis. Hemiplegia can cause a reduction in patients' limits of stability, which is defined as the maximal distance that an individual can shift his or her weight in any direction without loss of balance (8).
Of the 4604 patients, 1166 (25.3 per cent) developed hemiparesis. The 4-year mortality of patients with hemiparesis was significantly higher than for those without hemiparesis (55.2 versus 47.5 per cent, P < 0.01).
The typical clinical presentation of AIS in toddlers and older children is an acute, prolonged neurological deficit such as hemiparesis, with or without seizures.7,15,17 Seizures at the onset of stroke are more frequent in younger children than in adults and as a result the diagnosis of stroke is not always considered until the child's 'Todd's paresis' does not resolve as expected.
In 44 (36.7%) patients in tilting the head back appeared blurred vision, photopsia and timely loss of sight, in 79 (65.8%) patients the right-hand hemiparesis and aphasia was observed in admission.
He suffers from serious and complex neurological conditions, including cerebral palsy with right hemiparesis. Autism, epilepsy and bilateral deafness.
Common physical problems may involve speech problems or a stroke-like hemiparesis (partial paralysis) on the right or left side of the body.
According to a statement issued by the hospital on Monday, the patient (name withheld on request), who was brought to the Emergency Department in an unconscious state, had suffered several epileptic fits, post-critical transient aphasia (language impairment) and hemiparesis (muscle weakness on one side of the body).
The Effects of Backward Treadmill Walking with Partial Body Weight Support in Persons with Hemiparesis - A Pilot Study.