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Disease Quadriplegia

Name Quadriplegia
Synonyms Flaccid Quadriplegia | Flaccid Quadriplegias | Flaccid Tetraplegia | Flaccid Tetraplegias | Locked In Syndrome | Locked-In Syndrome | Locked-In Syndromes | Paralysis, Spinal, Quadriplegic | Quadripareses | Quadriparesis | Quadriplegia, Flaccid | Quadriplegias | Quadriplegias, Flaccid | Quadriplegia, Spastic | Quadriplegias, Spastic | Spastic Quadriplegia | Spastic Quadriplegias | Spastic Tetraplegia | Spastic Tetraplegias | Syndrome, Locked-In | Syndromes, Locked-In | Tetraplegia | Tetraplegia, Flaccid | Tetraplegias | Tetraplegias, Flaccid | Tetraplegia, Spastic | Tetraplegias, Spastic
Definition 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.
Categories Nervous system disease | Signs and symptoms
MeSH® ID D011782
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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Paralysis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Quadriplegia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurologic Manifestations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Paralysis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Quadriplegia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Quadriplegia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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  Microcephaly with spastic quadriplegia
  Opticocochleodentate Degeneration
  Spastic Quadriplegia, Retinitis Pigmentosa, and Mental Retardation