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monoplegia

 [mon″o-ple´je-ah]
paralysis of a single part. adj., adj monople´gic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mon·o·ple·gi·a

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

Neurology Paralysis of a single extremity or part thereof
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mon·o·ple·gi·a

(mon'ō-plē'jē-ă)
Paralysis of one limb.
[mono- + G. plēgē, a stroke]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

monoplegia

Paralysis of a single muscle or group of muscles or of a single limb.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Monoplegia One limb, usually arm; probably reflects a mild hemiplegia.
Focal neurological deficits were seen in 5 (18.51%) patients, in which 3 (11.11%) patients had hemiplegia, 1 had monoplegia and the other one was quadriplastic (Table 4).
These include coma, hemiplegia, paraplegia, monoplegia, cranial nerve palsy, speech disturbance, sensory impairment, etc.
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).
Differential diagnoses included meningoencephalitis with associated motor polyradiculopathy and monoplegia secondary to stroke.
One of the cases was that of Rasmussen's encephalitis with associated monoplegia.