paraplegia dolorosa

(redirected from painful paraplegia)

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

paraplegia dolorosa

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

paraplegia dolorosa

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