paraparesis


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paraparesis

[¦par·ə·pə′rē·səs]
(medicine)
Partial paralysis of the lower extremities.
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Clinical features of HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) in Northeast Iran.
Pain is highly prevalent in individuals with tropical spastic paraparesis.
Based on the RPM screening test, out of the 15 children diagnosed with mild paraparesis and some impairment of psychological or social development, only one (6.
13] The most frequent initial symptoms are tingling or numbness, while the major complaint is paraparesis, usually spastic among patients.
The working diagnosis was paraparesis secondary to spinal trauma or toxicosis.
Cervellati, "Late post-operative paraparesis after rib penetration of the spinal canal in a patient with neurofibromatous scoliosis," Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, vol.
A neurology consultation reveals quadriparesis, paraparesis, dysarthria, and diplopia on examination, all symptoms associated with central pontine myelinolysis.
Paraparesis was predominant motor symptom in 27(56.
The neurologic examination revealed: flaccid paraparesis (symmetrical distal motor deficit of the lower limbs with MRC=4/5 bilaterally; muscle hypotonia with unsteady gait, possible with support and loss of reflexes; ataxia of the lower limbs; bilaterally Babinski sign); hypoesthesia with the level of sensitivity at D6; loss of vibratory sensitivity and proprioception; the abolition of the middle and inferior abdominal reflex.
This patient suffered complex sequelae as a consequence of the infection resulting in paraparesis.
Now, he is enduring the effects of the condition called Achondroplasia with paraparesis, secondary to spine surgeries.