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Descriptor English: Paraparesis
Descriptor Spanish: Paraparesia
Descriptor Portuguese: Paraparesia
Descriptor French: Paraparésie
Entry term(s): Cerebral Paraparesis
Chronic Progressive Paraparesis
Hypotonic Paraparesis
Parapareses
Paraparesis, Cerebral
Paraparesis, Chronic Progressive
Paraparesis, Hypotonic
Paraparesis, Spinal
Progressive Paraparesis, Chronic
Spinal Paraparesis
Tree number(s): C10.597.636.500
C23.888.592.643.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020335
Scope note: Mild to moderate loss of bilateral lower extremity motor function, which may be a manifestation of SPINAL CORD DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; MUSCULAR DISEASES; INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; parasagittal brain lesions; and other conditions.
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
Previous Indexing: Paralysis (1967-1999)
Paresis (1967-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000
History Note: 2000
DeCS ID: 34329
Unique ID: D020335
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/04
Paraparesis - Preferred
Concept UI M0328241
Scope note Mild to moderate loss of bilateral lower extremity motor function, which may be a manifestation of SPINAL CORD DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; MUSCULAR DISEASES; INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; parasagittal brain lesions; and other conditions.
Preferred term Paraparesis
Entry term(s) Parapareses
Paraparesis, Spinal - Narrower
Concept UI M0337716
Preferred term Paraparesis, Spinal
Entry term(s) Spinal Paraparesis
Paraparesis, Hypotonic - Narrower
Concept UI M0337715
Preferred term Paraparesis, Hypotonic
Entry term(s) Hypotonic Paraparesis
Paraparesis, Cerebral - Narrower
Concept UI M0337713
Preferred term Paraparesis, Cerebral
Entry term(s) Cerebral Paraparesis
Paraparesis, Chronic Progressive - Narrower
Concept UI M0337714
Preferred term Paraparesis, Chronic Progressive
Entry term(s) Chronic Progressive Paraparesis
Progressive Paraparesis, Chronic



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