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Paraplegia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Paraplegia
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.622.669
C23.888.592.636.637
Unique ID
D010264
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010264
Annotation
also available is QUADRIPLEGIA; note X ref spastic paraplegia: SPASTIC PARAPLEGIA, HEREDITARY is also available
Scope Note
Severe or complete loss of motor function in the lower extremities and lower portions of the trunk. This condition is most often associated with SPINAL CORD DISEASES, although BRAIN DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; and MUSCULAR DISEASES may also cause bilateral leg weakness.
Entry Term(s)
Paralysis, Legs
Paralysis, Lower Extremities
Paralysis, Lower Limbs
Paraplegia, Ataxic
Paraplegia, Cerebral
Paraplegia, Flaccid
Paraplegia, Spastic
Paraplegia, Spinal
Spastic Paraplegia
NLM Classification #
WL 346
Public MeSH Note
1966; for PARALYSIS, SPASTIC see MUSCLE SPASTICITY 1966-78, see PARALYSIS, SPASTICITY 1963-78
History Note
1963
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Paraplegia Preferred
Paraplegia, Spinal Narrower
Paraplegia, Flaccid Narrower
Paraplegia, Spastic Narrower
Paraplegia, Ataxic Narrower
Paraplegia, Cerebral Narrower
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