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quad·ri·ple·gia

 (kwŏd′rə-plē′jə, -jē-ə)
n.
Complete paralysis of the body from the neck down. Also called tetraplegia.

[quadri- (because all four limbs are affected ) + -plegia.]

quad′ri·ple′gic adj. & n.
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quadriplegia

(ˌkwɒdrɪˈpliːdʒɪə; -dʒə)
n
(Pathology) pathol paralysis of all four limbs, usually as the result of injury to the spine. Also called: tetraplegia Compare hemiplegia, paraplegia
[C20: from quadri- + Greek plēgē a blow, from plēssein to strike]
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quad•ri•ple•gi•a

(ˌkwɒd rəˈpli dʒi ə, -dʒə)

n.
paralysis of all four limbs or of the entire body below the neck.
[1920–25]
quad`ri•ple′gic, n., adj.
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quad·ri·ple·gi·a

(kwŏd′rə-plē′jē-ə)
Paralysis of the body from the neck down, caused by injury to the spinal cord.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quadriplegia - paralysis of both arms and both legs
palsy, paralysis - loss of the ability to move a body part
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Translations
kvadruplegie
kvadriplegija

quadriplegia

[ˌkwɒdrɪˈpliːdʒə] Ncuadriplegia f, tetraplegia f
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quadriplegia

nTetraplegie f
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quad·ri·ple·gi·a

n. cuadriplegia, parálisis de las cuatro extremidades.
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quadriplegia

n tetraplejía, cuadriplejía
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The neurological exam also revealed vestibular ataxia, ambulatory tetraparesis, normal postural reactions on the left thoracic limb and decreased postural reactions in the right thoracic and pelvic limbs, negative bilateral menace response and nasal sensation, and decrease oculocephalic reflex in both eyes.
The patient's clinical progression was consistent with leukodystrophy, followed by cognitive deterioration and loss of speech, spastic tetraparesis, peripheral nerve neuropathy, and seizures.
Medical preconditions Hypertension Hypertension, type 2 diabetes, renal insufficiency Predominant symptoms Myoclonus, Myoclonus, ataxia, tetraparesis, coma coma Geographic area East Germany East Germany (state) of infection (Saxony-Anhalt) (Saxony-Anhalt) Squirrel contact Private breeder of Private breeder of variegated squirrels variegated squirrels Characteristic Patient 3 Patient 4 Year of illness 2013 (1) 2013 (2) (reference) Age, y/sex 72/M 45/F Duration of illness, 4 3 mo.
One individual developed tetraparesis and one died of renal failure.
Iker, 10, has a type of cerebral paralysis called Tetraparesis, causing his limbs to be very weak, and he needs a medical walker to be able to move.
Age, sex, duration of symptoms, antecedents (classified as: absent, upper respiratory tract infection, acute gastroenteritis, vaccination, lower respiratory tract infection, mumps, rash, other), distribution of weakness at onset (flaccid paresis, tetraparesis, and bulbar involvement), presence of pain, sphincter dysfunction, cranial nerve involvement, CSF findings, electrophysiological findings, duration of hospitalization, requirement of ventilation, and treatment were recorded.
The most common symptom in adults is the suboccipital headache (McVige & Leonardo, 2015), in up to 60-70% of cases, but dizziness, ataxia, and neuropathy of the last cranial nerves can also manifest, as well as dysphagia and dysphonia, spastic tetraparesis and sensory loss (Grazzi & Andrasik, 2012).
The susceptibility of demyelinated nerves to local anesthetic toxicity was hypothesized to have caused severe tetraparesis in a pregnant NMO patient, who underwent cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia [11].
The cases that have previously been described involve patients with concomitant tetraparesis treated with spinal cord decompression with or without foraminotomies.
Disease severity was assessed on a daily basis by two observers using a scale ranging from 0 to 10: 0, normal; 1, reduced tone of the tail; 2, limp tail, impaired righting; 3, absent righting; 4, gait ataxia; 5, mild paraparesis of the hindlimb; 6, moderate paraparesis; 7, severe paraparesis or paraplegia; 8, tetraparesis; 9, moribund; and 10, death [7].
Depending on the region and type of disease, this change in function maybe regional, such as megaoesophagus seen in focal myasthenia gravis, or generalised, such as tetraparesis with pharyngeal and respiratory muscle paralysis that can be seen with tick paralysis cases.