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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

palsy

Pathol
paralysis, esp of a specified type
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Peroneal nerve palsy is the most common entrapment neuropathy of the lower extremity.
Peroneal Nerve Palsy: Evaluation and Management.J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2016;24:1-10.
Peroneal nerve palsy is seen in systemic diseases such as hyperthyroidism, diabetes mellitus, vasculitis and leprosy (13,14).
Involvement of the lower extremities is much less common,1 and the compression of the peroneal nerve at the level of the knee and proximal tibiofibular joint has been described scarcely.1-4 In this report, a patient with common peroneal nerve palsy due to a ganglion cyst is presented as a rare case in the light of literature.
Surgical treatment of peroneal nerve palsy after knee dislocation.
In the lower extremity, peroneal nerve palsy is the most frequently seen mononeuropathy, which is commonly due to its compression or traction around the knee as it passes lateral to the surgical neck of the fibula (5, 6).
Our case demonstrates a rare complication of IV drug use which caused peroneal nerve palsy leading to foot drop.
Proximal fibular osteochondroma with associated peroneal nerve palsy: a review of six cases.
Common peroneal nerve palsy following inversion ankle injury: a report of two cases.
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