tetraparesis


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tetraparesis

 [tet″rah-pah-re´sis]
muscular weakness affecting all four extremities.

tet·ra·pa·re·sis

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

tetraparesis

/tet·ra·pa·re·sis/ (-pah-re´sis) muscular weakness of all four limbs.

tetraparesis

[tet′rə·pərē′sis]
Etymology: Gk, tetra, four + paresis, relaxation
muscular weakness affecting all four extremities.

tet·ra·pa·re·sis

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

tet·ra·pa·re·sis

(tet'ră-pă-rē'sis)
Weakness of all four limbs.

tetraparesis

muscular weakness affecting all four extremities.
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They were diagnosed with encephalopathy that was due to premature birth and perinatal hypoxia, presented with spastic tetraparesis combined with dystonic movements for Glen, and spent most of their time in wheelchairs.
During the ensuing 4 days, a rapidly ascending polyradiculoneuropathy resulted in tetraparesis, followed by facial palsy, ophthalmoplegia, and then paralysis of all cranial nerves.
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