Paraplegia

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Paraplegia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 693 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Truncating mutation in intracellular phospholipase A₁ gene (DDHD2) in hereditary spastic paraplegia with intellectual disability (SPG54).
 

Author(s): Nuha Alrayes, Hussein Sheikh Ali Mohamoud, Musharraf Jelani, Saleem Ahmad, Nirmal Vadgama, Khadijah Bakur, Michael Simpson, Jumana Yousuf Al-Aama, Jamal Nasir

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Hereditary spastic paraplegias (HSP), a group of genetically heterogeneous neurological disorders with more than 56 documented loci (SPG1-56), are described either as uncomplicated (or pure), or complicated where in addition to spasticity and weakness of lower extremeties, additional ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2015

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Successful surgical treatment of descending aorta interruption in a 29-year-old woman with acute paraplegia and subarachnoid hemorrhage: a case report.
 

Author(s): Shutang Bai, Zhiheng Wang, Liang Zhang, Hongdu Fu, Huanwei Zhuang, Xianjun Cao, Liming Liang, Yanqi Yang

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Interruption of the descending aorta is an extremely rare great vessel malformation. In this report, we describe a very unusual case of a 29-year-old female with a 13-year history of hypertension who was found to have an interruption of the descending aorta when she was hospitalized ...

Last Updated: 8 Jun 2015

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[Paraplegia complicating anterior abdominal stab wound].
 

Author(s): Brahim Elahmadi, Almahdi Awab, Rachid El Moussaoui, Ahmed El Hijri, Abderrahim Azzouzi, Mustapha Alilou

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Last Updated: 21 May 2015

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 33 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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Effects of Botulinum Toxin Injections in Patients With Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

 

Last Updated: 13 Nov 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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