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Descriptor in English: Paralysis
Descriptor in Spanish: Parálisis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Paralisia
Descriptor in French: Paralysie
Entry term(s): Palsies
Palsy
Paralyses
Paralysis, Todd
Paralysis, Todd's
Plegia
Plegias
Todd Paralysis
Todd's Paralysis
Todds Paralysis
Tree number(s): C10.597.622
C23.888.592.636
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: severe loss of motor function as compared with PARESIS, a slight loss; GENERAL PARALYSIS see NEUROSYPHILIS does not mean "generalized paralysis" ( = PARALYSIS); spastic paralysis = PARALYSIS (IM) + MUSCLE SPASTICITY (NIM); flaccid paralysis = PARALYSIS (IM) + MUSCLE FLACCIDITY (NIM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Online Note: search PARALYSIS, SPASTIC under MUSCLE SPASTICITY 1966-78
History Note: PARALYSIS, SPASTIC was heading 1963-78
DeCS UI: 10432
Descriptor UI: D010243
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Paralysis - Preferred
Concept UI M0015877
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Paralysis
Entry term(s) Palsies
Palsy
Paralyses
Plegia
Plegias
Todd Paralysis - Narrower
Concept UI M0336485
Preferred term Todd Paralysis
Entry term(s) Paralysis, Todd
Paralysis, Todd's
Todd's Paralysis
Todds Paralysis



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