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paraparesis

 [par″ah-pah-re´sis]
a partial paralysis of the lower extremities.

par·a·pa·re·sis

(par'ă-pă-rē'sis),
Weakness affecting the lower extremities.
[para- + paresis]

paraparesis

/para·pa·re·sis/ (-pah-re´sis) partial paralysis of the lower limbs.
tropical spastic paraparesis  chronic progressive myelopathy.

paraparesis

(păr′ə-pə-rē′sĭs, -păr′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. parapare·ses (-sēz)
Partial paralysis of the lower limbs.

paraparesis

[-pərē′sis]
Etymology: Gk, para + paresis, paralysis
a partial paralysis, usually affecting only the lower extremities.

par·a·pa·re·sis

(par'ă-pă-rē'sis)
Weakness affecting the lower extremities.

paraparesis

Partial paralysis of both legs and sometimes of the lower part of the trunk.

paraparesis

incomplete loss of motor function in the lower half of the body.

paraparesis

mild paralysis of legs and feet

par·a·pa·re·sis

(par'ă-pă-rē'sis)
Weakness affecting lower extremities.

paraparesis

a partial paralysis of the lower extremities.
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25%--2% of carriers develop a progressive myelopathy, known as HTLV-associated myelopathy (HAM) or tropical spastic paraparesis (TSP).