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899 Possible Causes for Quadriplegia

  • Porphyria

    In extreme cases, even quadriplegia or respiratory paralysis may occur.[] […] neurological complications: typically motor neuropathy (severe dysfunction of the peripheral nerves that innervate muscle), which leads to muscle weakness and potentially to quadriplegia[]

  • Locked-in Syndrome

    A 21-year-old man presented with an extremely rare case of locked-in syndrome caused by a metastatic brainstem tumor manifesting as quadriplegia, lower cranial nerve pareses[] Severe neurological deficits included quadriplegia, paresis of horizontal gaze, facial paralysis, and bulbar palsy.[] The locked-in syndrome is defined as quadriplegia and anarthria (loss of articulate speech) with the preservation of consciousness.[]

  • Inherited Congenital Spastic Tetraplegia

    […] quadriplegic cerebral palsy tetraplegic infantile cerebral palsy Inherited congenital spastic tetraplegia Inherited congenital spastic quadriplegia Statements Identifiers[] Spastic quadriplegia can be detected by the abnormal development of motor skills in children.[] ORPHA:210141 Synonym(s): Inherited congenital spastic quadriplegia Prevalence: Inheritance: Autosomal recessive or Unknown Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal ICD-10: G11.4 OMIM[]

  • Paraplegia

    However, the effects of the Walkbot robotic-assisted gait training system with a specialized hip-knee-ankle actuator have never been examined in the paraplegia and quadriplegia[] Each of the above categories can occur in paraplegia and quadriplegia.[] Tetraplegia and Quadriplegia Quadriplegia, sometimes referred to as tetraplegia, refers to a spinal cord injury above the first thoracic vertebra, or within the cervical sections[]

  • Quadriplegia

    Examination revealed the patient in an akinteic mute state with apparently normal cranial nerves, hypotonia and quadriplegia with bilateral extensor plantar reflex.[] RESULTS: The participants with C6 quadriplegia had significantly longer MTs in both prehension tasks.[] Acute flaccid quadriplegia can result from thyrotoxicosis. With normalization of thyroid function, recovery can be expected.[]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    ., full quadriplegia) and 52% have incomplete injuries (; ). Almost all persons with neurologic impairment related to SCI have voiding dysfunction.[] ., full quadriplegia) and 52% have incomplete injuries (Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine, 2006; National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, 2008).[]

  • Cerebral Palsy with Spastic Diplegia

    It is less severe in nature than spastic quadriplegia.[] Spastic quadriplegia affects a person's whole body (face, trunk, legs, and arms). The terms di means two and plegia or paresis, mean paralyzed or weak.[] SDR typically brings better results for people suffering only from spastic diplegia and not spastic quadriplegia (where there is significant spasticity in both the arms and[]

  • Acute Cystitis

    ., full quadriplegia) and 52% have incomplete injuries (Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine, 2006; National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, 2008).[]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

    A case report of a 68-year-old patient is described, who developed quadriplegia with cardiac arrest due to isolated cervical spinal cord injury while jumping on a trampoline[] Abstract Severe cervical Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) leads to quadriplegia, and autonomic dysfunctions.[] Cervical central spinal cord quadriplegia occurred with cervical spondylosis and kyphosis that was managed by early three-level cervical corpectomy in a 58-year-old patient[]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    […] defects in vision with central scotomata and optic atrophy, ataxia due to reduced dorsal column function, peripheral neuropathy, and, in some cases, a spastic paraplegia or quadriplegia[]

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