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Descriptor in English: Paraplegia
Descriptor in Spanish: Paraplejía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Paraplegia
Descriptor in French: Paraplégie
Entry term(s): Ataxic Paraplegia
Ataxic Paraplegias
Cerebral Paraplegia
Cerebral Paraplegias
Flaccid Paraplegia
Flaccid Paraplegias
Paralysis, Legs
Paralysis, Lower Extremities
Paralysis, Lower Limbs
Paraplegia, Ataxic
Paraplegia, Cerebral
Paraplegia, Flaccid
Paraplegia, Spastic
Paraplegia, Spinal
Paraplegias
Paraplegias, Ataxic
Paraplegias, Cerebral
Paraplegias, Flaccid
Paraplegias, Spastic
Paraplegias, Spinal
Spastic Paraplegia
Spastic Paraplegias
Spinal Paraplegia
Spinal Paraplegias
Tree number(s): C10.597.622.669
C23.888.592.636.637
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: also available is QUADRIPLEGIA; note X ref spastic paraplegia: SPASTIC PARAPLEGIA, HEREDITARY is also available
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
History Note: 1963
DeCS UI: 10453
Descriptor UI: D010264
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Paraplegia - Preferred
Concept UI M0015903
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Paraplegia
Entry term(s) Paralysis, Legs
Paralysis, Lower Extremities
Paralysis, Lower Limbs
Paraplegias
Paraplegia, Spinal - Narrower
Concept UI M0336489
Preferred term Paraplegia, Spinal
Entry term(s) Paraplegias, Spinal
Spinal Paraplegia
Spinal Paraplegias
Paraplegia, Flaccid - Narrower
Concept UI M0336488
Preferred term Paraplegia, Flaccid
Entry term(s) Flaccid Paraplegia
Flaccid Paraplegias
Paraplegias, Flaccid
Paraplegia, Spastic - Narrower
Concept UI M0015904
Preferred term Paraplegia, Spastic
Entry term(s) Paraplegias, Spastic
Spastic Paraplegia
Spastic Paraplegias
Paraplegia, Ataxic - Narrower
Concept UI M0336486
Preferred term Paraplegia, Ataxic
Entry term(s) Ataxic Paraplegia
Ataxic Paraplegias
Paraplegias, Ataxic
Paraplegia, Cerebral - Narrower
Concept UI M0336487
Preferred term Paraplegia, Cerebral
Entry term(s) Cerebral Paraplegia
Cerebral Paraplegias
Paraplegias, Cerebral



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