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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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Doors of Hope has established a cerebral palsy centre for children in Nairobi, Machakos, and Kajiado counties.
The study included facial palsy patients of both sexes and all age groups divided into three groups of patients with borreliosis, Bell's palsy and HSV-1 infection.
Around seven out of 10 people with Bell's palsy make a complete recovery with or without treatment, according to NHS statistics.
Around seven out of 10 people with Bell's palsy make a complete recovery, with or without treatment, according to NHS statistics.
Bell's palsy can be quite scary for first timers who are unaware of the existence of such a disease.
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We referred the patient to the neurology department under a suspicion of left hypoglossal nerve palsy.
We are thrilled to sponsor the Blazing New Trails program, as it provides much needed multi-disciplinary education and local support for the cerebral palsy community both in-person and at home," said Cynthia Schwalm, President, North America Commercial Operations.
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De Leon said she last suffered a Bell's Palsy attack in 2009.
Bell's palsy causes weakness or paralysis of the muscles and is thought to be brought on by stress.
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