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

 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.

hem·i·pa·re·sis

(hem'ē-pă-rē'sis)
Weakness affecting one side of the body.
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Upper extremity use in people with hemiparesis in the first few weeks after stroke.
Independent samples t- test was used to determine the differences between the anthropometric, demographic and clinical characteristics, as well as balance performance in male and female hemiparetic stroke survivors, in hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke survivors, and in stroke survivors with right-sided or left- sided hemiparesis.
Generally right-sided hemiparesis will be accompanied by dysphasia which tends to be mainly expressive in children under 8 -10 years of age.
The analysis of the latest results of operative treatment has shown, that full restoration of impellent infringements, speech and sensitivity infringements was observed in 153 (73.6%) patients with light degree of hemiparesis on 3-6 months after operation.
Hemiparesis of the hindlimb induced by unilateral motor cortical lesion shows complete recovery at 10 days with least inter-individual variability among rats after PIT4,5,10,11.
Conclusion: Mirror therapy, in addition to conventional therapy, improved hand function in patients with severe hemiparesis both post-treatment and at six month follow-up.
When this paper was written, the child was two years old and presented with neurodevelopment delay, right hemiparesis, strabismus, and bilateral visual impairment due to chorioretinitis.
Neurologic sequelae were seen in five children (16%) in the ICE group, and included one case each of the following: diplopia, hemiparesis, loss of vision, expressive aphasia, and cognitive and speech deficit.
And when you have done that, the profession will be that much better for it."--blind in one eye, epilepsy, hemiparesis, loss of coordination.
We report a case with Moyamoya disease with aortic coarctation and CBT presented with acute convulsion and right hemiparesis.
He was treated at the hospital for four days and returned to the facility with orders for padded 3/4-length siderails to provide a physical barrier during seizures and when independently moving in bed, since his hemiparesis made his movements jerky and erratic.