paraplegia dolorosa

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par·a·ple·gi·a do·lo·ro·sa

paralysis of the lower extremities accompanied by severe pain, most often caused by cancer of the spinal cord.
Synonym(s): painful paraplegia
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paraplegia dolorosa

An obsolete, nonspecific term for a paraplegia accompanied by pain in the afflicted limb.
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paraplegia dolorosa

Paraplegia due to pressure of a neoplasm on the posterior spinal cord and nerve roots; extremely painful despite paralysis.
See also: paraplegia
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