TITLE

quadriplegia

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1834
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "quadriplegia" is presented. It refers to the paralysis of all four extremities, usually caused by a lesion of the cervical spinal cord. Quadriplegia may occasionally result from spinal stenosis, infections, aneurysms, vasculitis, autoimmune diseases, neurosurgery, or mass lesions.
ACCESSION #
21243205

 

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