Definition of Quadriparesis
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Quadriparesis Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Medicine (Shahram)
Weakness of all four limbs, both arms and both legs, as for example from muscular dystrophy.
Quadriparesis Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Tetraplegia, also known as quadriplegia, is paralysis caused by illness or injury that results in the partial or total loss of use of all their limbs and torso; paraplegia is similar but does not affect the arms. The loss is usually sensory and motor, which means that both sensation and control are lost. Tetraparesis or quadriparesis, on the other hand, means muscle weakness affecting all four limbs. It may be flaccid or spastic.
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