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paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body

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MIBS is characterized by brachial diplegia. Lower extremities have full muscle strength, or this muscle strength is relatively preserved.
Although facial diplegia etiology is similar to that of FP, nearly 50% of the facial paralyses are observed to be idiopathic.
Spastic diplegia usually affects the leg muscles more than the arms, and is the most commonly occurring type of cerebral palsy.
Esses resultados podem ser justificados porque criancas com diplegia assumem posturas mais altas, com ganhos significativos na posicao em pe pela GMFM e com possivel efeito no aumento de sintese proteica pelo exercicio (Petrella e colaboradores, 2006).
Oliver Armstrong, who was born very prematurely at the Royal Gwent Hospital in 2014, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy spastic diplegia when he was just 18 months old.
Charlotte has cerebral palsy and spastic diplegia and uses either a wheelchair or walking aid to get around.
It describes the disease; normal and abnormal early childhood development; medical problems associated with cerebral palsy; intellectual, psychological, and social development and cerebral palsy; hemiplegia, diplegia, and quadriplegia; the health care system; financing care; navigating the educational system; and advocating for a child using the legal system.
Children with spastic diplegia and quadriplegia are less successful at tasks that require motor activity, compared to verbal tasks [13].
Simultaneous sensory signs in the distal upper and lower extremities, with concurrent spastic diplegia, should be attributed to a cervical myelopathy, until proven otherwise.
The authors report a case of Lyme disease that presented with two-weekhistory of facial swelling and facial diplegia.
Sjogren-Larsson syndrome (SLS) is a rare neurocutaneous disorder caused by deficient activity of fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase (FALDH) and is characterized by congenital ichthyosis, spastic diplegia or tetraplegia, and intellectual disability.