"Paraplegia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Severe or complete loss of motor function in the lower extremities and lower portions of the trunk. This condition is most often associated with SPINAL CORD DISEASES, although BRAIN DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; and MUSCULAR DISEASES may also cause bilateral leg weakness.
- Paralysis, Legs
- Paralysis, Lower Limbs
- Paralysis, Lower Extremities
- Paraplegia, Spinal
- Paraplegias, Spinal
- Spinal Paraplegia
- Spinal Paraplegias
- Paraplegia, Flaccid
- Flaccid Paraplegia
- Flaccid Paraplegias
- Paraplegias, Flaccid
- Paraplegia, Spastic
- Paraplegias, Spastic
- Spastic Paraplegias
- Spastic Paraplegia
- Paraplegia, Ataxic
- Ataxic Paraplegia
- Ataxic Paraplegias
- Paraplegias, Ataxic
- Paraplegia, Cerebral
- Cerebral Paraplegia
- Cerebral Paraplegias
- Paraplegias, Cerebral
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Paraplegia" by people in Profiles.
An institutional review of 10 cases of spinal hemangiopericytoma/solitary fibrous tumor. Neurol India. 2020 Mar-Apr; 68(2):448-453.
Traumatic Lateral Spondyloptosis: Case Series. World Neurosurg. 2018 May; 113:e166-e171.
A review of the neurological and neurosurgical implications of tuberculosis in children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2013 Dec; 52(12):1135-43.
Analysis of changing paradigms of management in 179 patients with spinal tuberculosis over a 12-year period and proposal of a new management algorithm. World Neurosurg. 2013 Jul-Aug; 80(1-2):190-203.
Reversal of neurologic deficit in an adult gorilla with severe symptomatic lumbar stenosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2004 Mar 01; 29(5):E95-7.
[Functional marker "Repty" for evaluation of independence in patients with paraplegia]. Chir Narzadow Ruchu Ortop Pol. 1997; 62(5):445-9.
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy: spinal cord injury vs. ambulatory patients. J Am Paraplegia Soc. 1990 Apr; 13(2):4-6.