quadriplegia

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quadriplegia:

see paraplegiaparaplegia
, paralysis of the lower part of the body, commonly affecting both legs and often internal organs below the waist. When both legs and arms are affected, the condition is called quadriplegia.
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quadriplegia

[‚kwä·drə′plē·jə]
(medicine)
Paralysis affecting the four extremities of the body; may be spastic or flaccid.

quadriplegia

Pathol paralysis of all four limbs, usually as the result of injury to the spine
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Leonard et al also documented the same results of presenting symptoms like progressive quadriparesis (seven patients), paraparesis involving the lower extremities (two patients) or upper extremities (one patient), incontinence (one patient) and neck pain (three patients).
A 5-year-old boy presented to A&E with quadriparesis after a motor vehicle accident.
DUBAI: Little Kawthar's frail body has already taken so much: She's partially blind, suffers from microcephaly and spastic quadriparesis, a severe form of cerebral palsy that affects the entire body.
Atlantoaxial instability with resultant myelopathy and spastic quadriparesis has been described in both, MPS IV and MPS VI.
Neurological examination revealed apathy, somnolence, right internuclear ophthalmoplegia (INO), bilateral positive Babinski's sign, and increased deep tendon reflexes with mild quadriparesis.
The child has quadriparesis and can't talk, walk, or feed himself.
32] reported on a patient with ACC, severe mental retardation, infantile spasms and subsequent intractable epilepsy, spastic and dyskinetic quadriparesis, severe limb contractures, and scoliosis.
Motor system examination showed the presence of flaccid quadriparesis with areflexia.
Motor examination revealed quadriparesis, with power in the four limbs of 3/5 - 4/5; deep tendon reflexes were sluggish, with extensor plantar responses.
She was later diagnosed with a spinal cord contusion resulting in quadriparesis.
A 10-year-old boy presented with acute onset flaccid quadriparesis following a minor fall when he was 6 years old, which was managed conservatively on skin traction.
A triad of signs strongly associated with the development of leptomeningeal cysts has been described including isolated swelling, neurological symptoms (most commonly hemiparesis, quadriparesis, and seizure activity), and diastasis of the fracture greater than 4 mm.

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