Paraplegia

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Paraplegia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 576 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Reply: Spastic paraplegia in ‘dominant optic atrophy plus’ phenotype due to OPA1 mutation.
 

Author(s): Patrick Yu-Wai-Man, Patrick F Chinnery

Journal: Brain. 2011 Nov;134(Pt 11):e196.

 

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2015

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A confounding coincidence: epidural anesthesia and paraplegia due to intramedullary tuberculoma in a patient who underwent cholecystectomy.
 

Author(s): Changyi Wu, Ying Zhang, Jianmin Xu

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Paraplegia associated with epidural anesthesia or caused by intramedullary spinal tuberculoma is rare but catastrophic. We present a case of paraplegia following epidural anesthesia in a patient with an undiagnosed intramedullary spinal tuberculoma.

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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Spastic paraplegia proteins spastizin and spatacsin mediate autophagic lysosome reformation.
 

Author(s): Jaerak Chang, Seongju Lee, Craig Blackstone

Journal: J. Clin. Invest.. 2014 Dec;124(12):5249-62.

 

Autophagy allows cells to adapt to changes in their environment by coordinating the degradation and recycling of cellular components and organelles to maintain homeostasis. Lysosomes are organelles critical for terminating autophagy via their fusion with mature autophagosomes to generate ...

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2014

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 27 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hereditary spastic paraplegia: clinical-genetic characteristics and evolving molecular mechanisms.
 

Author(s): Temistocle Lo Giudice, Federica Lombardi, Filippo Maria Santorelli, Toshitaka Kawarai, Antonio Orlacchio

Journal: Exp. Neurol.. 2014 Nov;261():518-39.

 

Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) is a group of clinically and genetically heterogeneous neurological disorders characterized by pathophysiologic hallmark of length-dependent distal axonal degeneration of the corticospinal tracts. The prominent features of this pathological condition ...

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2014

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Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma: a rare cause of paraplegia in pregnancy.
 

Author(s): Prasad Krishnan, Rajaraman Kartikueyan

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(2):205-7.

 

Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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Clinical features and management of hereditary spastic paraplegia.
 

Author(s): Ingrid Faber, Katiane R Servelhere, Alberto R M Martinez, Anelyssa D'Abreu, Iscia Lopes-Cendes, Marcondes C França-Jr

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2014 Mar;72(3):219-26.

 

Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) is a group of genetically-determined disorders characterized by progressive spasticity and weakness of lower limbs. An apparently sporadic case of adult-onset spastic paraplegia is a frequent clinical problem and a significant proportion of cases ...

Last Updated: 28 Mar 2014

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The ReWalk Exoskeletal Walking System for Persons With Paraplegia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Paraplegia

 

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2015

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SPATAX: Clinical and Genetic Analysis of Cerebellar Ataxias and Spastic Paraplegias
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cerebellar Ataxias; Spastic Paraplegias

 

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2012

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