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Paralysis
Definition: A general term most often used to describe severe or complete loss of muscle strength due to motor system disease from the level of the cerebral cortex to the muscle fiber. This term may also occasionally refer to a loss of sensory function. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p45)

Synonym(s): Palsy / Plegia / Todd Paralysis / Todd's Paralysis / Palsies / Paralyses / Paralysis, Todd / Paralysis, Todd's / Plegias / Todds Paralysis

Narrow term(s):
   Ophthalmoplegia    Paraplegia    Facial Paralysis
   Hemiplegia    Pseudobulbar Palsy    Quadriplegia
   Respiratory Paralysis    Vocal Cord Paralysis    Gastroparesis

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  Web resources for "Paralysis"
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view the robot description of the site Paralysis Symptoms - Symptoms, Causes, Treatments - Better Medicinewww.wrongdiagnosis.com 22
view the robot description of the site Cerebral Palsy: Hope Through Research: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)www.ninds.nih.gov 22
  view the HON description of the site Cerebral Palsy: a Guide for Caregait.aidi.udel.edu 2
view the robot description of the site Bell's Palsy InfoSite & Forums - Causes of Bells Palsy / Facial Paralysiswww.bellspalsy.ws 12
view the HON description of the site HONcode - Larynx and Voice Box Videoswww.entusa.com 3
view the HON description of the site HONcode - Dr. Nath - Brachial Plexus injury expert specializing in erb's palsy and brachial plexus palsy treatment. Brachial Plexus Nerve Reconstructive Surgery -- Rahul ...www.drnathbrachialplexus.com 22
view the HON description of the site HONcode - Quiz-Fragen zur allgemeinen Pathologie (leicht) - www.everything-virtual.orgwww.everything-virtual.org  
view the HON description of the site HONcode - Bell's Palsy www.kidshealth.org 22
view the robot description of the site Pediatric Dental Health: Oral health for children with cerebral palsy. Article by Daniel Ravel DDS, FAAPDwww.angelfire.com 3
view the robot description of the site Interactive Online Continuing Education for Nurse Professionalswww.rnceus.com  
view the HON description of the site HONcode - Paralysis: MedlinePluswww.nlm.nih.gov 22
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Broader term(s): - Neurologic Manifestations - Nervous System Diseases
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  Medical News for "Paralysis"
Gene-Targeted Therapy Might Help Prevent Paralysis   (04/21/2010, HealthDay)
Robot-Aided Therapy Can Help Patients Years After Stroke   (04/16/2010, HealthDay)
Existing Drug May Lead to ALS Treatment   (10/20/2009, HealthDay)
A Drug to Cure Spinal Cord Injuries?   (10/15/2009, HealthDay)
Paralyzed Rats Walk Again   (09/20/2009, HealthDay)
Corticosteroids Treat Bell's Palsy   (09/01/2009, HealthDay)
Blue Dye Halts Worsening Paralysis in Animal Study   (07/28/2009, HealthDay)
Technology Takes a Step Toward Treating Paralysis   (07/09/2009, HealthDay)
Finding Raises Hope for Treating ALS   (06/15/2009, HealthDay)
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