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Descriptor in English: Quadriplegia
Descriptor in Spanish: Cuadriplejía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Quadriplegia
Descriptor in French: Tétraplégie
Entry term(s): Flaccid Quadriplegia
Flaccid Quadriplegias
Flaccid Tetraplegia
Flaccid Tetraplegias
Paralysis, Spinal, Quadriplegic
Quadripareses
Quadriparesis
Quadriplegia, Flaccid
Quadriplegia, Spastic
Quadriplegias
Quadriplegias, Flaccid
Quadriplegias, Spastic
Spastic Quadriplegia
Spastic Quadriplegias
Spastic Tetraplegia
Spastic Tetraplegias
Tetraplegia
Tetraplegia, Flaccid
Tetraplegia, Spastic
Tetraplegias
Tetraplegias, Flaccid
Tetraplegias, Spastic
Tree number(s): C10.597.622.760
C23.888.592.636.786
Scope note: 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.
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: 1967(1964)
DeCS UI: 12219
Descriptor UI: D011782
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/12/08
Quadriplegia - Preferred
Concept UI M0018313
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Quadriplegia
Entry term(s) Quadriplegias
Tetraplegia
Tetraplegias
Spastic Quadriplegia - Narrower
Concept UI M0336498
Preferred term Spastic Quadriplegia
Entry term(s) Quadriplegia, Spastic
Quadriplegias, Spastic
Spastic Quadriplegias
Spastic Tetraplegia
Spastic Tetraplegias
Tetraplegia, Spastic
Tetraplegias, Spastic
Paralysis, Spinal, Quadriplegic - Narrower
Concept UI M0336500
Preferred term Paralysis, Spinal, Quadriplegic
Quadriparesis - Narrower
Concept UI M0336497
Preferred term Quadriparesis
Entry term(s) Quadripareses
Flaccid Quadriplegia - Narrower
Concept UI M0336499
Preferred term Flaccid Quadriplegia
Entry term(s) Flaccid Quadriplegias
Flaccid Tetraplegia
Flaccid Tetraplegias
Quadriplegia, Flaccid
Quadriplegias, Flaccid
Tetraplegia, Flaccid
Tetraplegias, Flaccid



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