Paraplegia

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Paraplegia

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 566 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Unusual presentation of aortic dissection: post-coital acute paraplegia with renal failure.
 

Author(s): Dinith P Galabada, Abdul L M Nazar

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 Sep;25(5):1059-61.

 

We report the case of a 45-year-old chronic smoker who presented with acute paraplegia occurring during coitus and subsequently developed acute renal failure (ARF) requiring dialysis. He had absent peripheral pulses in the lower limbs with evidence of acute ischemia. Doppler study ...

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2014

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Phenotype and frequency of STUB1 mutations: next-generation screenings in Caucasian ataxia and spastic paraplegia cohorts.
 

Author(s): Matthis Synofzik, Rebecca Schüle, Martin Schulze, Janina Gburek-Augustat, Roland Schweizer, Anja Schirmacher, Ingeborg Krägeloh-Mann, Michael Gonzalez, Peter Young, Stephan Züchner, Ludger Schöls, Peter Bauer

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Mutations in the gene STUB1, encoding the protein CHIP (C-terminus of HSC70-interacting protein), have recently been suggested as a cause of recessive ataxia based on the findings in few Chinese families. Here we aimed to investigate the phenotypic and genotypic spectrum of STUB1 ...

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2014

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Novel SPAST deletion and reduced DPY30 expression in a Spastic Paraplegia type 4 kindred.
 

Author(s): Loretta Racis, Eugenia Storti, Maura Pugliatti, Virgilio Agnetti, Alessandra Tessa, Filippo M Santorelli

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The hereditary spastic paraplegias (HSPs) are pleiomorphic disorders of motor pathway and a large number of affected genes have been discovered. Yet, mutations in SPG4/SPAST represent the most frequent molecular etiology in autosomal dominant (AD) patients and sporadic cases. We describe ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2014

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The terms "Paraplegia" returned 21 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Ophthalmoplegia and flaccid paraplegia in a patient with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Yuichi Ishikawa, Ken Ikeda, Kiyoko Murata, Takehisa Hirayama, Takanori Takazawa, Masaru Yanagihashi, Osamu Kano, Kiyokazu Kawabe, Yukitoshi Takahashi, Yasuo Iwasaki

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2013 ;52(24):2811-5.

 

We herein report the case of a 26-year-old woman with anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis presenting with ophthalmoplegia and flaccid paraplegia. She developed disorientation and hallucination after fever and vomiting. Hypothermia, hypoventilation, hypertension, ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2013

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The ReWalk Exoskeletal Walking System for Persons With Paraplegia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Paraplegia

 

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2014

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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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