"Quadriplegia" 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 all four limbs which may result from BRAIN DISEASES; SPINAL CORD DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; or rarely MUSCULAR DISEASES. The locked-in syndrome is characterized by quadriplegia in combination with cranial muscle paralysis. Consciousness is spared and the only retained voluntary motor activity may be limited eye movements. This condition is usually caused by a lesion in the upper BRAIN STEM which injures the descending cortico-spinal and cortico-bulbar tracts.
- Spastic Quadriplegia
- Quadriplegia, Spastic
- Quadriplegias, Spastic
- Spastic Quadriplegias
- Spastic Tetraplegia
- Spastic Tetraplegias
- Tetraplegia, Spastic
- Tetraplegias, Spastic
- Flaccid Quadriplegia
- Flaccid Quadriplegias
- Quadriplegia, Flaccid
- Quadriplegias, Flaccid
- Flaccid Tetraplegia
- Flaccid Tetraplegias
- Tetraplegia, Flaccid
- Tetraplegias, Flaccid
- Locked-In Syndrome
- Locked In Syndrome
- Locked-In Syndromes
- Syndrome, Locked-In
- Syndromes, Locked-In
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Quadriplegia" 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 Atlantoaxial Spondyloptosis Associated with Displaced Odontoid Fracture: Complete Reduction via Posterior Approach Using "Joint Remodeling" Technique. World Neurosurg. 2018 Feb; 110:609-613.
Placement of baclofen pump catheter through a C1-2 puncture: technical note. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 04; 21(4):389-394.
Spinal glioblastoma multiforme: unusual cause of post-traumatic tetraparesis. J Spinal Cord Med. 2009; 32(5):583-6.
Self-mutilation of fingers after cervical spinal cord injury. Psychosomatics. 2006 May-Jun; 47(3):269-70.
Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma during pregnancy: case report and literature review. Neurosurgery. 2005 May; 56(5):E1156; discussion E1156.
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy: spinal cord injury vs. ambulatory patients. J Am Paraplegia Soc. 1990 Apr; 13(2):4-6.
Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis in the spinal cord injury patient: a complication of urolithiasis. J Am Paraplegia Soc. 1987 Jul-Oct; 10(2):27-30.