hemiparesis


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hemiparesis

 [hem″e-pah-re´sis]
paresis (paralysis) affecting one side of the body.

hem·i·pa·re·sis

(hem'ē-pă-rē'sis, -par'ĕ-sis),
Weakness affecting one side of the body.

hemiparesis

/hemi·pa·re·sis/ (-pah-re´sis) paresis affecting one side of the body.

hemiparesis

[-pərē′sis]
Etymology: Gk, hemi + paralyein, to be palsied
muscular weakness of one half of the body. Compare hemiplegia.
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Posture typical in hemiparesis

hemiparesis

 Neurology Weakness of one side of the body

hem·i·pa·re·sis

(hem'ē-pă-rē'sis)
Weakness affecting one side of the body.

hemiparesis

Muscle weakness on one side of the body.

hemiparesis

mild paralysis affecting one side of the body

hem·i·pa·re·sis

(hem'ē-pă-rē'sis)
Weakness affecting one side of the body.

hemiparesis

paresis affecting one side of the body.
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Age Race Sex /[micro]l) Clinical findings 1 46 B F 80 Hemiparesis 2 45 B F 25 Hemiplegia 3 49 B F - Status epilepticus 4 30 B M 34 Ataxia, spasticity 5 56 B M 35 Hemiplegia 6 34 W F 24 Ataxia, confusion 7 27 B F 85 Hemiplegia 8 31 B F 47 Speech dysfunction 9 38 B F 28 Ataxia 10 64 W M 107 Hemiparesis, dementia 11 41 B F 67 Hemiparesis 12 35 B M 11 Hemiparesis 13 34 B M 30 Ataxia 14 40 B M 167 Ataxia, dysarthria 15 38 B M 143 Ataxia, diplopia 16 35 B M 13 Ataxia 17 37 B F 328 Hemiplegia, blindness CSF CSF Patient CSF (pro) (N/ (l/ CSF glu CSF ADA no.
Speed-dependent reductions of force output in people with poststroke hemiparesis.
For example, in the case of a blind-at-birth four-year-old girl (now age seven) who suffered brain damage and hemiparesis when she fell from a fifth story window, a pediatric physiatrist described how these conditions will affect her social interactions as she grows older:
A 22-year-old woman presented with an acute stroke manifesting with left hemiparesis and hemineglect.
She showed marked improvement after steroid, her consciousness level as well as hemiparesis were improved.
In addition to measuring the head circumference, clues in the neurological examination that indicate a secondary cause would include depressed or altered level of consciousness, meningism, papilloedema (useful in older children to confirm raised intracranial pressure) and focal signs, including cranial nerve palsies and hemiparesis.
Limb weakness, hemiparesis, sensorineural hearing loss, recurrent headaches and recurrent vomiting are common (4).
Faiz Usmani, brother of 2008 Ahmedabad blast accused Afzal Usmani, died at 1:30 am local time while he was undergoing treatment for hemiparesis and hypertension in the Lokmanya Tilak Hospital here, doctors said.
The disease progresses rapidly and results in end-stage disease characterised by severe disability with dementia, hemiparesis and cortical blindness, (5) with eventual coma and death.
Resident Smith qualifies for Medicare Part A coverage for skilled therapy services due to a recent cerebrovascular accident with left-sided hemiparesis.