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a·pal·lic state

1. diffuse, bilateral cerebral cortical degeneration caused by head injury, anoxia, or encephalitis;
See also: vegetative.
2. a state of persistent unresponsiveness, such as akinetic mutism, caused by brain damage.
See also: vegetative.
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04, the patient was admitted to the Neurological rehabilitation clinic in Regensburg, Germany with the diagnosis of diminished wakefulness, at the time of a remission phase of an apallic syndrome.
An Austrian news website said the German F1 legend may suffer apallic syndrome - or persistent vegetative state.
According to the Mirror, although Schumacher is currently stable, doctors fear that due to Schumacher's severe brain damage, he may suffer from apallic syndrome, or persistent vegetative state, which happens when a patient with severe brain damage is in a state of partial arousal rather than true awareness.
Guidelines for quality management of apallic syndrome/vegetative state.
Prognosticheskoe znachenie neurofisiologicheskih pokazatelei pri netravmaticheskom appalicheskom syndrome [Prognostic significance of neurophysiological index at untraumatic apallic syndrome].
The patient with AIE from near hanging presented apallic and severely anoxic with a Glasgow coma score of 3.
APALLIC syndrome, also called persistent vegetative state, has no cure.
1984), diencephalic seizures (Bullard, 1987), autonomic dysfunction syndrome (Rossitich & Bullard, 1988), traumatic apallic syndrome (Hackl et al.
jp) School of Health Sciences, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa, 903-0215 Japan; Tomoko Nagayama, MS, RN, Nurse, Okayama Rehabilitation Center for Traumatic Apallics.