"Paraplegia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Paralysis, Legs
- Paralysis, Lower Limbs
- Paralysis, Lower Extremities
- Paraplegia, Spinal
- Paraplegias, Spinal
- Spinal Paraplegia
- Spinal Paraplegias
- Paraplegia, Flaccid
- Flaccid Paraplegia
- Flaccid Paraplegias
- Paraplegias, Flaccid
- Paraplegia, Spastic
- Paraplegias, Spastic
- Spastic Paraplegias
- Spastic Paraplegia
- Paraplegia, Ataxic
- Ataxic Paraplegia
- Ataxic Paraplegias
- Paraplegias, Ataxic
- Paraplegia, Cerebral
- Cerebral Paraplegia
- Cerebral Paraplegias
- Paraplegias, Cerebral
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Paraplegia" by people in Profiles.
Frozen cord. Neurology. 2016 Jan 05; 86(1):106-7.
Burn from car seat heater in a man with paraplegia: case report. J Spinal Cord Med. 2011; 34(3):332-4.
Promote pressure ulcer healing in individuals with spinal cord injury using an individualized cyclic pressure-relief protocol. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2009 Nov; 22(11):514-21.
Concurrent Lpin1 and Nrcam mouse mutations result in severe peripheral neuropathy with transitory hindlimb paralysis. J Neurosci. 2009 Sep 30; 29(39):12089-100.
Use of partial cardiopulmonary bypass for coarctation repair through a left thoracotomy in children without collaterals. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Sep; 82(3):964-72.
The role of CD4(+) T cells in biphasic hind limb paralysis induced by the D variant of encephalomyocarditis virus (EMC-D) in DBA/2 mice. Exp Anim. 2004 Jan; 53(1):31-5.
Sympathectomy for truncal hyperhydrosis after traumatic paraplegic injury. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Sep; 124(3):636-8.
Improved glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity after electrical stimulation-assisted cycling in people with spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 2002 Mar; 40(3):110-7.
Paraplegia immediately following removal of a cerebrospinal fluid drainage catheter in a patient after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm surgery. Anesthesiology. 2001 Nov; 95(5):1285-7.
Paraplegia after esophagectomy: who are the patients at risk? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Feb; 121(2):386-8.