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paralysis of the lower half of the body (most often as a result of trauma)

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Keywords: Familial spastic paraplegia Hereditary spastic paraplegia StrA1/4mpell-Lorrain syndrome INTRODUCTION
I sponsored again at Huntingdon on November 13 using the same title, the Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Awareness Novices' Hurdle, as well as three other races in my company name of Sportsbookmakers.
We're proud to help in raising awareness of this event and the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation.
Donna has a disability called spastic paraplegia, which, in her case, means she uses a walking aid to help her get around.
Daga said: "We hope the findings lead to a better understanding of hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), the genetic disorder that atlastin has been linked with.
Brandon Barker was only six months old when he was diagnosed with Spastic Paraplegia, a rare genetic disease which means he is unable to walk.
paralysis in rats with Ischemic Spastic Paraplegia, as reported in NEUROSCIENCE on June 29, 2007, in collaboration with researchers at University of California San Diego.
A 53-year-old woman was injected with vegetable off and anesthetic and developed spastic paraplegia that was unrelieved by laminectomy.
The 38-year-old, from Coedcae Street in Grangetown, Cardiff, has hereditary spastic paraplegia, a condition which affects the spinal cord and causes stiffness in the legs.
He has mild mental retardation, cerebral palsy, arthritis and spastic paraplegia.
Deplorable medical care of a newborn resulted in a child who was blind, neurologically impaired, and had spastic paraplegia.
Hereditary spastic paraplegia type 18 (HSP18) is a complicated form of autosomal recessive HSP characterized by progressive weakness and spasticity of the lower extremities, dysarthria, and cognitive decline.
Its importance is suggested both by its apparent ubiquity, and by the identification of several causative genes for the axon degenerative disease, hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP), that encode proteins that contribute to ER modeling.
Amber was an able-bodied skier from the age of seven but four years ago developed hereditary spastic paraplegia, a rare neurological condition that affects the muscles in her legs.
Accumulated evidence indicates that oxidative stress plays a major role in the pathogenesis of several neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease (AD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson's disease (PD), multiple sclerosis (MS), and hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP).