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Paraplegia

Severe or complete loss of motor function in the lower extremities and lower portions of the trunk. This condition is most often associated with SPINAL CORD DISEASES, although BRAIN DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; and MUSCULAR DISEASES may also cause bilateral leg weakness.

Year introduced: 1963

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Tree Number(s): C10.597.622.669, C23.888.592.636.637

MeSH Unique ID: D010264

Entry Terms:

  • Paraplegias
  • Paralysis, Legs
  • Paralysis, Lower Limbs
  • Paralysis, Lower Extremities
  • Paraplegia, Spinal
  • Paraplegias, Spinal
  • Spinal Paraplegia
  • Spinal Paraplegias
  • Paraplegia, Flaccid
  • Flaccid Paraplegia
  • Flaccid Paraplegias
  • Paraplegias, Flaccid
  • Paraplegia, Spastic
  • Paraplegias, Spastic
  • Spastic Paraplegias
  • Spastic Paraplegia
  • Paraplegia, Ataxic
  • Ataxic Paraplegia
  • Ataxic Paraplegias
  • Paraplegias, Ataxic
  • Paraplegia, Cerebral
  • Cerebral Paraplegia
  • Cerebral Paraplegias
  • Paraplegias, Cerebral

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