quadriparesis


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tet·ra·pa·re·sis

(tet'ră-pă-rē'sis),
Weakness of all four extremities.
Synonym(s): quadriparesis

quadriparesis

Neurology Weakness of both arms and both legs, as seen in muscular dystrophy. See Muscular dystrophy, Paraplegia.

tet·ra·pa·re·sis

(tet'ră-pă-rē'sis)
Weakness of all four limbs.
Synonym(s): quadriparesis.

quadriparesis

Weakness in the muscles of all four limbs and of the trunk.
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Motor examination revealed quadriparesis to be more prominent in the upper extremities, and deep tendon reflexes were decreased bilaterally.
Once the clinical picture of cervical myelopathy and in particular quadriparesis appears, the possibility of rapid progression of myelopathy entailing in profound disability should be born in mind.
A neurology consultation reveals quadriparesis, paraparesis, dysarthria, and diplopia on examination, all symptoms associated with central pontine myelinolysis.
The child has mental disabilities, blindness, spastic quadriparesis, cerebral palsy, gastroesophageal reflux, and complex feeding disorder.
Acute onset of quadriparesis as a sequel to an oropharyngeal sticks injury.
Hemiparesis was due to CVA (infarct) in 2 patients & due to complication of CNS tuberculosis in 2 patients, 1 patient of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis & due to ICSOL in 2 patients, Paraparesis (due to acute disseminated encephalomyelitis) in 1, and quadriparesis (peripheral neuropathy) in 3 patients.
Functions of the stomatognathic system and motorspeech reflexes in children with chronic spastic quadriparesis encephalopathy.
A neurological examination concluded the presence of spastic quadriparesis, primitive and pathological reflexes, increased deep-tendon reflexes, and ankle clonus.
68) The symptoms include hemiplegia or quadriparesis, cortical blindness, deafness, ataxia, severe hypotension and aphasia.
In neurological examination, distinct quadriparesis, ataxia, dysmetria, dysdiadochokinesia, hypoesthesia of the 4 extremities, and bilateral abolished deep tendon reflex with indifferent plantar responses were determined.
glabra has steroid-like anti-inflammatory effects, possibly reducing the need for corticosteroid medication in EoE; however, its long-term use is not recommended as it has been known to cause hypertension, hypokalemia and quadriparesis when used in high doses for prolonged periods (Omar 2012).
quadriparesis was the common clinical presentation of cervical cord neurofibroma type 1.

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