monoplegia


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monoplegia

 [mon″o-ple´je-ah]
paralysis of a single part. adj., adj monople´gic.

mon·o·ple·gi·a

(mon'ō-plē'jē-ă),
Paralysis of one limb.
[mono- + G. plēgē, a stroke]

monoplegia

/mono·ple·gia/ (-ple´jah) paralysis of a single part.monople´gic

monoplegia

(mŏn′ə-plē′jə, -jē-ə)
n.
Complete paralysis of a single limb, muscle, or muscle group.

mon′o·ple′gic (-plē′jĭk) adj.

monoplegia

Neurology Paralysis of a single extremity or part thereof

mon·o·ple·gi·a

(mon'ō-plē'jē-ă)
Paralysis of one limb.
[mono- + G. plēgē, a stroke]

monoplegia

Paralysis of a single muscle or group of muscles or of a single limb.

monoplegia

paralysis of a single limb.
References in periodicals archive ?
Monoplegia One limb, usually arm; probably reflects a mild hemiplegia.
sup][51] Patients usually present with acute deterioration of neurologic functions such as monoplegia, paraplegia or quadriplegia.
In 2002, he experienced a sudden monoplegia of the right arm which was not accompanied by the other symptoms, which also cleared up gradually.
Four persons (3 with tetra- or quadriplegia [patients 14, 15, and 31] and 1 with monoplegia [patient 37]) had achieved near-baseline strength (trace weakness on MMT) in affected limbs and reported little or no functional difficulty.
Patterns of weakness (Appendix Figure 1) included acute monoplegia (weakness or paralysis of 1 limb, n = 5); asymmetric upper (n = 1) or lower (n = 5) extremity weakness; and generalized asymmetric tetraplegia or quadriplegia (asymmetric weakness in >3 limbs, n = 16).
One of the cases was that of Rasmussen's encephalitis with associated monoplegia.