TITLE

paraplegia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1593
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term paraplegia is presented. The term means the paralysis of the lower portion of the body and of both legs. The condition is caused by a lesion involving the spinal cord that may be due to maldevelopment, epidural abscess, hematomyelia, acute transverse myelitis and spinal neoplasms.
ACCESSION #
21239505

 

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