Synonyms for quadriplegia or Related words with quadriplegia

tetraplegia              hemiparesis              paraplegia              monoplegia              paresis              quadraparesis              plegia              quadriparesis              hemihypesthesia              hemihypacusis              tetraparesis              hemianesthesia              athetoid              ataxic              psuedotabes              hemiplegic              dysarthria              quadriplegic              hypotonia              hemiballismus              hypertonia              athetosis              presyncope              diplegia              debilitation              dysphasia              dipligea              paraplegic              quadraplegia              agitans              papillotonic              paresthesias              meningocele              areflexia              trismus              myokymia              hypesthesia              paramyotonica              hydrangencephaly              choreoathetosis              poststroke              obtundation              posthypoxic              akinesia              proptosis              hemianopia              plmd              neurosyphilis              convulsion              opisthotonus             



Examples of "quadriplegia"
The condition of paralysis affecting four limbs is alternately termed "tetraplegia" or "quadriplegia". Quadriplegia combines the Latin root "quadra", for "four", with the Greek root πληγία "plegia", for "paralysis". Tetraplegia uses the Greek root τετρα "tetra" for "four". Quadriplegia is the common term in North America; tetraplegia is more commonly used in Europe.
The consequence of injury to the nerve cord is, in the worst of circumstances, quadriplegia.
Spinal lesions may cause quadriplegia and patients with skull lesions may have headaches.
People with high-level disabilities, such as quadriplegia, have complete control of the vessel, with many sailing solo.
This classification is for disability athletics. The Australian Paralympic Committee defines this classification as being for "Severe quadriplegia "
An Implanted BCI for Real-Time Cortical Control of Functional Wrist and Finger Movements in a Human with Quadriplegia
An Implanted BCI for Real-Time Cortical Control of Functional Wrist and Finger Movements in a Human with Quadriplegia
In spastic cerebral palsy in children with low birth weights, 25% of children had hemiplegia, 37.5% had quadriplegia, and 37.5% had diplegia.
Spastic quadriplegia, also known as spastic tetraplegia, is a subset of spastic cerebral palsy that affects all four limbs (both arms and legs).
Voelker was a full-time wheelchair user due to a spinal cord injury (quadriplegia) from a high-speed, motocross accident at 16.
Callahan died on July 24, 2010, following surgery for chronic bed sores, although his brother stated the causes of his death were complications of quadriplegia and respiratory problems.
Wheelchair sport classification includes a number of disabilities that cause problems with the spinal cord. These include paraplegia, quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome and spina bifida.
Dobelle's Avery Biomedical Devices also created the portable breathing pacemaker, which has been used by patients with quadriplegia, central apnea, and other respiratory ailments.
Trimi was born in Milan, Italy in 1989. She has an acquired form of degenerative muscular condition which has resulted in quadriplegia and muscle contractions.
Spastic quadriplegia is generally caused by brain damage or disruptions in normal brain development preceding birth. According to the National Institutes of Health, there are four types of brain damage that can cause spastic quadriplegia. These include, damage to the white matter (periventricular leukomalacia), abnormal brain development (cerebral dysgenesis), bleeding in the brain (intracranial hemorrhage), and brain damage due to lack of oxygen (hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy or intrapartum asphyxia).
Spastic quadriplegia can be diagnosed as early as age one after a noticed delay in development, particularly a delay in rolling, crawling, sitting, or walking. However, depending on the severity, signs may not show up until the age of three. Muscle tone is sometimes used to make the diagnosis for spastic quadriplegia as affected children often appear to be either too stiff or too floppy.
A further, albeit rare, complication of CSF leak is transient quadriplegia due to a sudden and significant loss of CSF. This loss results in hindbrain herniation and causes major compression of the upper cervical spinal cord. The quadriplegia dissipates once the patient lies supine. An extremely rare complication of SCSFLS is third nerve palsy, where the ability to move one's eyes becomes difficult and interrupted due to compression of the third cranial nerve.
Spastic tetraplegia (all four limbs affected equally). People with spastic quadriplegia are the least likely to be able to walk, or if they can, to want to walk, because their muscles are too tight and it is too much effort to do so. Some children with quadriplegia also have hemiparetic tremors, an uncontrollable shaking that affects the limbs on one side of the body and impairs normal movement.
Wheelchair rugby was created to be a sport for persons with quadriplegia in 1976 by five Canadian wheelchair athletes, Jerry Terwin, Duncan Campbell, Randy Dueck, Paul LeJeune and Chris Sargent, in Winnipeg.
A helper monkey is a type of assistance animal, similar to an assistance dog, that is specially trained to help people with quadriplegia, severe spinal cord injuries, or other mobility impairments.