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  • He died of paralysis on the 30th of May 1833.
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  • And near the end of 1937, Roosevelt created the National Foundation for Infant Paralysis to join in the fight.
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  • When open war broke out between Edinburgh Castle, held by Mary's friends, and the town, held for her son, both parties agreed that the reformer, who had already had a stroke of paralysis, should remove to St Andrews.
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  • A stroke of paralysis in 1894 fatally weakened him, but he continued at work till his death on the 22nd of March 1900.
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  • Industry was thus in many ways compensated for the paralysis of trade with private buyers in the home market and for the closing of foreign markets, and it would have been able to continue quietly on the old lines but for the emergence of a new factor which fundamentally altered the conditions.
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  • He died of paralysis on the 7th of October 1796, his wife and all his children save one having predeceased him.
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  • With a grant from the National Foundation for Infant Paralysis, he went to work on a polio vaccine.
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  • Known as "The Lion of the Punjab," Ranjit Singh died of paralysis on the 27th of June 1839.
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  • There he had an attack of paralysis, from which he died on the 29th of March 1866.
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  • In 1822 he was struck with paralysis, but recovered a fair degree of health, sufficient to enable him to resume his studies.
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  • Paralysis threatened him and he never fully recovered his health; in 1881 he returned to Boston, where he died on the 27th of November 1895.
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  • In progressive lead palsy, beri-beri, and the paralysis following acute alcoholism, fairly large doses are useful.
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  • In the summer of 1857 he had a stroke of paralysis, and a second in October.
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  • The session 1900-1901 was remarkable for the further disintegration of the Conservative party still in office (the Sehested cabinet superseded the Horring cabinet on the 27th of April 1900) and the almost total paralysis of parliament, caused by the interminable debates on the question of taxation reform.
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  • The period from 675 to 585 must therefore be considered as one of great disturbance and probably of complete paralysis in Phrygia.
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  • But the terrible defeat at Khalule broke his power; he was attacked by paralysis shortly afterwards, and KhumbaKhaldas II.
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  • It is entirely in praise of Mahomet, who cured the poet of paralysis by appearing to him in a dream and wrapping him in a mantle.
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  • Paul, however, refused to accept his resignation and would have sent him abroad for the benefit of his health, had not a sudden stroke of paralysis prevented Bezborodko from taking advantage of his master's kindness.
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  • Thus there may be hyperaesthesia, anaesthesia, paralysis, or alterations of nutrition, such as wasting of muscles, whitening of the hair, &c.
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  • The War Period, 1914-8.-The outbreak of war meant the almost complete paralysis of industry in Austria.
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  • While at Frankfurt, on his way to examine the Neanderthal skull at Bonn, he was struck with paralysis, and died at Gottingen a few months later on the 13th of May 1864.
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  • He died of paralysis of the brain a year or two later, on the 14th of April 1883.
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  • He was able to maintain his strenuous habits of study till he reached the advanced age of seventy-two, when he was, forced, by paralysis of the optic nerve, to give up work almost.
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  • On the 29th of May he suffered a stroke of paralysis, which caused his death eight days later (June 6).
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  • He was attacked with quinsy, which rapidly brought about paralysis of the tongue, and he died on the 13th of September 1592, in circumstances which, as Pasquier reports them, completely disprove any intention of displaying antiChristian or anti-Catholic leanings.
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  • It was not till April 1827, when the premiership, vacant through the paralysis of Lord Liverpool, fell to Canning, the chief advocate of Roman Catholic emancipation, that Lord Eldon, in the seventy-sixth year of his age, finally resigned the chancellorship. When, after the two short administrations of Canning and Goderich, it fell to the duke of Wellington to construct a cabinet, Lord Eldon expected to be included, if not as chancellor, at least in some important office, but he was overlooked, at which he was much chagrined.
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  • Leonardo, it seems, was suffering from some form of slight paralysis which impaired his power of hand.
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  • A moral paralysis creeps over us " (Natural Religion, Postscript).
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  • The principal symptons of chronic ether-drinking are a weakening of the activity of the special senses, and notably sight and hearing, a lowering of the intelligence and a degree of general paresis (partial paralysis) of motion.
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  • The bed-sores which follow paralysis of the limbs are often quoted as proof of the direct trophic action of the nerve-supply upon the tissues, yet even here the evidence is somewhat contradictory.
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  • That infantile paralysis is an infection, and that its unhappy sequels are now treated with more hope of restoration, has been indicated already.
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  • In 1239 he was struck with paralysis and retired from the active work of government in favour of his son David.
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  • Then profuse salivation, paralysis of the tongue and larynx, and inability to speak.
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  • Crowther died of paralysis on the 31st of December 1891, having displayed as a missionary for many years untiring industry, great practical wisdom, and deep piety.
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  • Rouher lost his reason after a stroke of paralysis in 1883, and died on the 3rd of February 1884.
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  • His book, aided by others taking substantially the same view, smote the society with a paralysis from which it never recovered.
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  • This latter result is due to paralysis of the chorda tympani nerve, which is mainly responsible for the salivary secretion.
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  • At the same time it produces a poison which causes inflammation of the nerves, leading to paralysis, which sometimes proves fatal.
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  • For three weeks the old prince lay stricken by paralysis in the new house Prince Andrew had built at Bogucharovo, ever in the same state, getting neither better nor worse.
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  • The upper cadi Ibn abi Da`ud, the leader of the movement against orthodoxy, who had stood in great esteem with Mamun and had fulfilled his high office under the reigns of Motasim and Wathiq, had a stroke of paralysis in the year 848.
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  • Maya survives surgery to her spinal cord and paralysis is prevented.
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  • But the Peckhams' careful observations and experiments show that, with the American wasps, the victims stored in the nests are quite as often dead as alive; that those which are only paralysed live for a varying number of days, some more, some less; that wasp larvae thrive just as well on dead victims, sometimes dried up, sometimes undergoing decomposition, as on living and paralysed prey; that the nerve-centres are not stung with the supposed uniformity; and that in some cases paralysis, in others death, follows when the victims are stung in parts far removed from any nerve-centre.
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  • Henceforth the influence of Russia over Poland was steadily to increase, without any struggle at all, the Republic being already stricken with that creeping paralysis which ultimately left her a prey to her neighbours.
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  • Near the termination of a fatal case there is a paralysis of the sensory columns of the cord, so that general sensibility is lowered.
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  • He died in Manchester in 1844 of paralysis.
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  • His name is especially connected with the first description of locomotor ataxy, progressive muscular atrophy, pseudo-hypertrophic paralysis, glosso-labio laryngeal paralysis and other nervous troubles.
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  • The alkaloid curarin causes motor paralysis by attacking in a selective way this junction of motor nerve cell and striped muscular fibre.
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  • Not that there is paralysis of the muscles of speech, since these muscles can be used perfectly for all acts other than speech.
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  • This reflex activity with "paralysis of will" is characteristic of the somnambulistic state.
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  • This is associated not only with paralysis of will but with profound anaesthesia.
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  • But, as he was advancing on Spoleto against Lambert, Arnulf was seized with paralysis, and was forced to return to Germany.
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  • During the campaign Crawford was stricken with paralysis, and when the electoral vote was cast Jackson received 99, Adams 84, Crawford 41, and Clay 37.
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  • Thus paralysis following diphtheria is in all probability due to a different toxin from that which causes the acute symptoms of poisoning or possibly to a modification of it sometimes formed in specially large amount.
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  • In 1826 Davy's health, which showed signs of failure in 1823, had so declined that he could with difficulty indulge in his favourite sports of fishing and shooting, and early in 1827, after a slight attack of paralysis, he was ordered abroad.
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  • On the 10th of February 1829 he suffered a second attack of paralysis which rendered his right side quite powerless, but under the care of his brother, Dr John Davy (1791-1868), he rallied sufficiently to be removed to Geneva, where he died on the 29th of May.
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  • Its physiological effects are much more persistent and injurious than sulphuretted hydrogen, producing temporary paralysis of the olfactory nerves and inflammation of the mucous membrane.
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  • The breathing becomes shallow, the drug killing, like nearly all neurotic poisons (alcohol, morphia, prussic acid, &c.), by paralysis of the respiratory centre, and the patient dying in a state of coma.
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  • Large doses also depress the nervous system, weakening the anterior horns of grey matter in the spinal cord so as ultimately to cause complete paralysis, and also causing a partial insensibility of the cutaneous nerves of touch and pain.
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  • up as a private tutor in Falmouth, finally devoting himself to a laborious student life, until he was incapacitated by paralysis in 1870.
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  • (4) The naturally resulting paralysis of intelligence and scientific research, which the Church either proscribed or only sullenly tolerated.
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  • From 1728 onward he was subject to repeated strokes of paralysis, and he died on the 8th of January 1736.
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  • This can be experimentally shown - by the method of exclusion - to be caused by a paralysis of the terminals of the third cranial nerve in the sphincter pupillae of the iris.
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  • Foucault died of paralysis on the 11th of February 1868 at Paris.
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  • Griesinger (1817-1868), Bevan Lewis - and in the separation from insanity due to primary disease or defect of nerve elements of such diseases as general paralysis of the insane, which probably arise, as we have said, by the action of poisons on contiguous structures - such as blood-vessels and connective elements - and invade the nervous matter secondarily.
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  • The final arrest is due to paralysis of the respiratory centre in the medulla oblongata, hastened by a quasi-asthmatic contraction of the non-striped muscular tissue in the bronchial tubes, and by a "water-logging" of the lungs due to an increase in the amount of bronchial secretion.
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  • The drug has been highly and widely recommended in general paralysis, but there remains grave doubt as to its utility in this disease.
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  • The waters of Baden-Baden are specific in cases of chronic rheumatism and gout, paralysis, neuralgia, skin diseases and various internal complaints, such as stone and uric acid.
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  • N Sch [Idea u Grosser;hayn ' Konl Ra eburg "a.a Battle of ° Leipzig c8t3 to one of his unaccountable attacks of apparent intellectual paralysis.
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  • In 1880 his eyesight began to fail, and shortly afterwards he was attacked with paralysis.
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  • He then set out to establish his authority in Spoleto, but on the way was seized with paralysis.
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  • It is indicated in paralyses (chiefly functional), and is most valuable in the treatment of post-diphtheritic paralysis.
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  • His bodily health was at this time very far from satisfactory, and he appears to have suffered, not merely from acute dyspepsia, but from a kind of paralysis.
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  • The early months of their stay were saddened by the death of Walter in Rome, and by the news of the illness of Lowell's father, who had a slight shock of paralysis.
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  • The particulars of his case have been investigated by Dr Bucknill and Sir William Wilde, who have proved that he suffered from nothing that could be called mental derangement until the "labyrinthine vertigo" from which he had suffered all his life, and which he erroneously attributed to a surfeit of fruit, produced paralysis, "a symptom of which was the not uncommon one of aphasia, or the automatic utterance of words ungoverned by intention.
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  • As a consequence of that paralysis, but not before, the brain, already weakened by senile decay, at length gave way, and Swift sank into the dementia which preceded his death."
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  • Its most effective use, however, is as a nerve tonic in paralysis agitans, locomotor ataxia, impotence and nervous exhaustion.
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  • After his defeat he suffered from failing health, gradually resulting in almost total paralysis, but though in 1880 he resigned the leadership of the opposition, he retained a seat in parliament till his death at Toronto on the 17th of April 1892.
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  • In poisonous doses it causes loss of speech, distortion and paralysis.
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  • It has five saline chalybeate springs, used both for drinking and bathing, and specific in feminine disorders, rheumatism, paralysis and neuralgia.
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  • In acute mania it acts like hyoscyamine in producing sleep. In large doses stramonium is a narcotic poison producing the wellmarked stages of exaltation of function, diminution of functional activity, and later loss of function, sinking into coma and paralysis.
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  • His career was arrested by paralysis late in 1791, and a repetition of the stroke terminated his life.
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  • The above embraces all that is necessary to be said in relation to diseases, though bees have been subject to other ailments such as paralysis, constipation, &c.
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  • Prolonged or excessive stimulation invariably leads to depression or paralysis, the tissues becoming fatigued, and from this condition they may recover or they may not.
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  • Lead poisons the muscular and nervous systems, and gives rise to paralysis, wasting, colic and other symptoms, while in the case of mercury, tremors, salivation, anaemia and very marked cachexia are induced.
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  • Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) was at one time believed to act simply by cutting off the supply of oxygen to the tissues, but it also has a specific effect in producing paralysis of certain parts of the central nervous system, and hence its value as an anaesthetic; when given in small amounts mixed with air it produces a condition of exhilaration.
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  • In all cases there is a longer or shorter period of excitement, followed by intoxication or narcosis, and with large doses this passes into paralysis and death from depression of the respiratory centre or of the heart.
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  • In the case of curare these are masked almost at once by paralysis of the terminations of the motor nerves.
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  • Facial paralysis as the initial presentation of an internal carotid artery aneurysm.
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  • bewilderment induced by there being too many choices ' option paralysis ' (' Generation X ', 1991 ).
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  • Douglas Coupland called the bewilderment induced by there being too many choices ' option paralysis ' (' Generation X ', 1991 ).
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  • The muscle paralysis can be continued with intermittent intravenous boluses, using about 25% of the initial dose.
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  • If not--kindly relax that crablike clutch on my elbow before partial paralysis ensues.
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  • consensus decision-making leads to paralysis.
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  • degenerative illness which resulted in creeping paralysis.
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  • elbow before partial paralysis ensues.
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  • entire agreement toward paralysis by analysis.
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  • facial paralysis is initially medical.
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  • flaccid paralysis.
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  • laryngeal hemiplegia (one-sided paralysis) is the most common cause of horses making abnormal noises during inspiration at fast exercise.
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  • hind leg paralysis.
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  • hurtful than continued paralysis or a quack remedy.
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  • hysterical paralysis or mutism.
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  • Failure to transmit nerve impulses ultimately results in paralysis of the louse.
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  • infantile paralysis ' the American disease ' .
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  • intercostal paralysis.
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  • Grass sickness is a usually fatal condition of grazing horses which causes varying degrees of paralysis of the horse's intestines.
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  • laryngeal paralysis.
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  • The key features of many descriptions include the paralysis and subsequent liquefaction of the afflicted larvae.
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  • The signs of botulism are a flaccid paralysis of the skeletal musculature, especially the neck and tongue.
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  • Toxic doses of propantheline bromide may produce non-depolarising neuromuscular blocking effects with paralysis of voluntary muscle.
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  • overwork weakness with evidence of muscle damage in a patient with residual paralysis from polio.
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  • paralysis of the limbs.
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  • paralysis of the muscles served by the nerve.
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  • paralysis of the legs.
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  • Then a creeping paralysis seemed to grip the company.
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  • Myelitis and ascending flaccid paralysis due to congenital toxoplasmosis.
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  • Your body does not move however as your brain induces temporary paralysis to stop you getting up and walking about.
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  • paralysis caused by speeding drivers.
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  • How, then, can we overcome this paralysis?
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  • Up to 1 in 1000 infected children and 1 in 75 infected adults may suffer some paralysis.
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  • paralysis in muscles supplied by the same spinal segments.
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  • People with SCI whose spinal reflexes are not functioning are said to have flaccid paralysis.
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  • By 1952 the number of cases of infantile paralysis was three times higher than the figure for 1940.
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  • Sparing of the forehead would suggest a central facial paralysis rather than Bell's palsy.
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  • Surgeon John Walmsley, assisted by nurse Abby Hodges perform a tie-back on this patient with laryngeal paralysis.
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  • He lives with his wife who is also disabled with spastic paralysis and is unable to walk.
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  • Guillain-Barré syndrome Investigating the molecular mechanisms causing nerve damage in Guillain-Barré Syndrome (which causes acute neuromuscular paralysis ).
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  • I also felt myself going into the sleep paralysis state - which I don't like.. .
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  • Termination of the experiment, to minimize any suffering, will begin when animals show partial hind limb paralysis.
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  • These antibodies may be the cause of the eye muscle paralysis.
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  • Symptoms of nerve root pressure paralysis of single muscles, possibly with pain radiating to the arms or legs.
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  • poliomyelitis epidemics were frequent in the 30's and 40's and patients with spinal paralysis were treated in tank ventilators.
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  • prednisone treatment for idiopathic facial paralysis (Bell's palsy ).
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  • relaxant suxamethonium, prolonged paralysis occurs and recovery from the drug takes longer.
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  • The scraped pulp was applied as a stimulating plaster, and in gout, rheumatism and paralysis has been found serviceable in many instances.
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  • The salivary secretions of some tick species may cause toxicosis and paralysis.
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  • Some areas appear clinically unaffected while, in paralytic polio cases, other regions show flaccid paralysis.
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  • Injuries can range from minor whiplash to paralysis, which can have a dramatic impact on the injured person's life.
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  • N Sch [Idea u Grosser;hayn ' Konl Ra eburg "a.a Battle of ° Leipzig c8t3 to one of his unaccountable attacks of apparent intellectual paralysis.
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  • Copernicus was seized with apoplexy and paralysis towards the close of 1542, and died on the 24th of May 1543, happily unconscious that the fine Epistle, in which he had dedicated his life's work to Paul III., was marred of its effect by an anonymous preface, slipt in by Andreas Osiander (1498-1552), with a view to disarming prejudice by insisting upon the purely hypothetical character of the reasonings it introduced.
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  • The appropriate drug is therefore atropine, which stimulates the respiration and prevents the paralysis of the heart.
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  • Amongst these, the most important is fever with increased protein metabolism, attended with disturbances of the circulatory and respiratory systems. Nervous symptoms, somnolence, coma, spasms, convulsions and paralysis are of common occurrence.
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  • When these individuals are given the muscle relaxant suxamethonium, prolonged paralysis occurs and recovery from the drug takes longer.
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  • Injuries can range from minor whiplash to paralysis, which can have a dramatic impact on the injured person 's life.
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  • Shopping for plasma screen televisions can bring on an onset of analysis paralysis.
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  • Tara often has Skeletal Support or Paralysis Plus and Pain Relief in her water bowl to help an old knee injury.
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  • Orijen initiated a voluntary recall of their cat food because cats were becoming ill, experiencing paralysis and dying.
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  • Thiaminase can lead to paralysis and death so if you are going to feed your cat a raw fish meal, make sure that you feed a variety of other foods throughout the week.
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  • Research has shown that cats with laryngeal paralysis are unable to produce the purring noise.
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  • The fragrance becomes oppressive and even dangerous in a confined space, causing sneezing, headache, and a kind of temporary paralysis in extreme cases.
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  • Sleep paralysis: Sleep paralysis is the temporary inability to move or sleep.
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  • Theory suggests that the muscular paralysis prevents people from physically responding to their dreams, and the strong connection between the REM cycle and dreaming is a significant aspect of sleep research.
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  • Cataplexy, which is the sudden paralysis that severe narcolepsy can induce, is a characteristic of narcolepsy that does not manifest itself in other sleep disorders.
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  • Dr. Gélineau also connected the symptoms of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, and sleep paralysis as symptoms of one specific disorder.
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  • REM sleep is usually accompanied by sleep paralysis.
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  • A person who does not encounter this sleep paralysis - or who only encounters it intermittently - may have an REM sleep disorder.
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  • The paralysis is likely a way of the body protecting itself from physically acting out dreams.
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  • A stroke also may cause weakness or paralysis on one side of the body.
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  • Major symptoms include weakness, numbness, paralysis, or pain in the affected area.
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  • Symptoms include muscle weakness, stroke-like events, eye muscle paralysis, and cognitive impairment.
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  • Other symptoms may include eye muscle paralysis, muscle weakness, loss of coordination, and brain abnormalities.
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  • Type 1 is the cause of epidemics, and many cases of paralysis, which is the most severe manifestation of the infection.
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  • Some statistics quote one in 200 infections as leading to paralysis, while others state that one in 1,000 cases reach the central nervous system (CNS).
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  • This causes the muscles to become limp or soft, and they cannot contract, a condition called flaccid paralysis and is the type found in polio.
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  • The extent of the paralysis depends on where the virus strikes and the number of cells that it destroys.
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  • Paralysis of the face muscles may cause the mouth to twist or the eyelids to droop.
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  • Life may be threatened if paralysis of the throat or of the breathing muscles occurs.
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  • The affected muscles may be on both sides of the body (symmetric paralysis) but are often on unbalanced parts of the body (asymmetric paralysis).
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  • The maximum state of paralysis is usually reached within just a few days.
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  • If the nerve cells are completely destroyed; however, paralysis is permanent.
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  • Fever and asymmetric flaccid paralysis without sensory loss in a child or young adult almost always indicate poliomyelitis.
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  • Guillain-Barré syndrome-Progressive and usually reversible paralysis or weakness of multiple muscles usually starting in the lower extremities and often ascending to the muscles involved in respiration.
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  • The disease, which causes progressive paralysis, is marked by periods of exacerbation and remission.
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  • Symptoms progress rapidly to seizures, difficulty swallowing, blindness, deafness, mental retardation, and paralysis.
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  • A minor brachial plexus injury can be a stretched nerve that results in a short-circuit in a few of the nerve fibers, causing temporary paralysis.
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  • Such an injury can result in permanent paralysis.
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  • Klumpke's palsy or Klumpke's paralysis is an injury to the lower brachial plexus: C7, C8, and sometimes T1.
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  • Children with Klumpke's palsy have normal use of the shoulder and elbow but weakness or paralysis in the hand and fingers.
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  • In severe cases there may be permanent partial or total loss of nerve function in the affected nerves and weakness or paralysis of the arm may be permanent.
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  • Klumpke's palsy or paralysis-A condition caused by an injury to the lower brachial plexus, involving the cervical nerves C7 and C8, and sometimes the thoracic nerve T1, causing weakness or paralysis in the hands and fingers.
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  • Headache accompanied by weakness, numbness, paralysis, visual loss, speech difficulty, loss of balance, falling, seizures, shortness of breath, mental confusion, or loss of consciousness.
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  • When stridor is present in a newborn, pediatricians and neonatologists also look for evidence of heart defects or neurological disorders that may cause paralysis of the vocal cords.
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  • Paralysis of the vocal cords can be life threatening.
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  • Shrinkage of the brain cells results in confusion, coma, paralysis of the lung muscles, and death.
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  • Palsy means paralysis but may also be used to describe uncontrolled muscle movement.
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  • Therefore, cerebral palsy encompasses any disorder of abnormal movement and paralysis caused by abnormal function of the cerebral cortex.
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  • Effects on the muscles can range from mild weakness or partial paralysis (paresis) to complete loss of voluntary control of a muscle or group of muscles (plegia).
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  • Spina bifida is usually readily apparent at birth because of the malformation of the back and paralysis below the level of the abnormality.
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  • As a rule, the nerves below the level of the abnormality develop in a faulty manner and fail to function, resulting in paralysis and loss of sensation below the level of the spine malformation.
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  • Paralysis below the level of the abnormality and fluid on the brain (hydrocephaly) may contribute to the diagnosis.
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  • Because of weakness or paralysis below the level of the spine abnormality, most children require physical therapy, bracing, and other orthopedic assistance in order to be able to walk.
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  • Although complications from paralysis, hydrocephaly, Chiari II malformation, and urinary tract deterioration threaten the well-being of the survivors, the outlook for normal intellectual function is good.
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  • In more severe cases, there may be a loss of pulse below the fracture site, such as in the extremities, accompanied by numbness, tingling, or paralysis below the fracture.
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  • Children with Tay-Sachs also have other symptoms, such as loss of peripheral (side) vision, inability to breathe and swallow, and paralysis as the disorder progresses.
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  • The nerve damage associated with ADP could cause breathing impairment or lead to weakness or paralysis of the arms and legs.
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  • Since those with facial paralysis may also have hearing loss, audiologic testing may be performed on these individuals as well.
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  • Sleep paralysis, a frightening inability to move shortly after awakening or dozing off.
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  • Balneotherapy has been used for thousands of years to treat skin disorders, arthritis, paralysis, gynecological disorders, and depression and other emotional problems.
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  • Narcolepsy-A life-long sleep disorder marked by four symptoms: sudden brief sleep attacks, cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone usually lasting up to 30 minutes), temporary paralysis, and hallucinations.
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  • Unless treated with a diet that includes a mixture of oils called Lorenzo's oil, the disease will result in paralysis, hearing loss, blindness, vegetative state, and death.
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  • Apraxia-Impairment of the ability to make purposeful movements, but not paralysis or loss of sensation.
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  • Consequences may include personality changes, memory loss, language difficulties, seizures, and partial paralysis.
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  • Symptoms of overhydration may include blurred vision, muscle cramps and twitching, paralysis on one side of the body, poor coordination, nausea and vomiting, rapid breathing, sudden weight gain, and weakness.
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  • The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institute of Health (NIH), defines Bell's palsy as "a form of facial paralysis resulting from damage to the seventh (facial) cranial nerve."
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  • This compression results in weakness or paralysis that normally occurs on one side of the face only.
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  • Such paralysis normally lasts only for the period of time that the nerve is unable to transmit messages.
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  • There is usually a very rapid onset once facial paralysis or weakness makes an appearance, and Bell's palsy normally reaches its peak symptoms within 48 hours of onset.
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  • This is because there are several other, far more serious and even life-threatening possible causes for facial paralysis in children.
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  • It is important to remember that paralysis in any other part of the body than the face is definitely not Bell's palsy and should be evaluated by a medical professional as soon as possible.
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  • As the facial paralysis of Bell's palsy is usually perceived correctly by parents to be a neurological condition, neurologists are often consulted.
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  • As noted previously, other, more serious possible causes of facial paralysis need to be eliminated before diagnosis can be made.
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  • Paralysis located in any other part of the body than the face definitely rules out Bell's palsy, and should be considered a more serious potential problem.
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  • Another differential cause of facial paralysis similar to Bell's palsy is Ramsey-Hunt Syndrome.
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  • Usually facial exercises will not be necessary for children with Bell's palsy unless the paralysis does not resolve itself and there is long-term damage to nerves.
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  • Clearly the notion of a child having permanent facial paralysis can be quite frightening for parents as well as the child suffering from Bell's palsy.
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  • As noted previously, the paramount concern is reaching the correct diagnosis as other causes of facial or any other bodily paralysis can be of a much more serious nature.
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  • Patients with these disorders may have problems with thinking clearly, have difficulty walking normally, or develop paralysis on one side of the body (hemiplegia).
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  • This neurological process can result in unresponsive muscles, a condition known as flaccid paralysis.
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  • From there the paralysis progresses to the rest of the body.
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  • Paralysis moves down the body, and when the respiratory muscles are paralyzed, death can result from asphyxiation.
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  • Mechanical ventilators may be used for those whose ability to breathe is impaired and intravenous nutrition may be provided until any paralysis is corrected.
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  • Swelling and destruction of these tissues may lead to damage of certain nerves, resulting in spasms of the jaw muscles or paralysis of the facial muscles.
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  • Polio-Poliomyelitis, an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord and can cause paralysis.
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  • As botulism progresses, the victim experiences weakness or paralysis, starting with the head muscles and progressing down the body.
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  • Because of the flaccid paralysis of the muscles, the baby appears floppy.
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  • Chiari II malformation: Impaired swallowing and gag reflex, loss of the breathing reflex, facial paralysis, uncontrolled eye movements (nystagmus), impaired balance and gait.
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  • Dandy-Walker malformation: Symptoms of hydrocephalus, lack of muscle tone or floppiness, seizures, spasticity, deafness, irritability, visual impairment, deterioration of consciousness, paralysis.
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  • Victims may also exhibit vocal cord paralysis and episodes of apnea (a cessation of breathing sometimes requiring resuscitation).
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  • Type II malformation occurs almost exclusively with spina bifida, which causes symptoms that may include paralysis of the lower extremities (and less often, the upper limbs), and bowel and bladder dysfunction.
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  • Bell's palsy-Facial paralysis or weakness with a sudden onset, caused by swelling or inflammation of the seventh cranial nerve, which controls the facial muscles.
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  • When the skeleton grows so thick that nerves are unable to pass between bones, the individual may have a nerve damage, paralysis, or become blind or deaf.
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  • Nerve compression can result in facial paralysis, deafness, or blindness.
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  • Severe injury to the spinal cord causes paralysis and complete loss of sensation to the parts of the body controlled by the spinal cord segments below the point of injury.
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  • Immediate medical attention is required if a parent suspects a child may have injured his or her neck or back, or if a child has poor coordination or paralysis in any part of the body.
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  • Spinal cord injury is not always obvious: numbness or paralysis may result immediately after SCI or later on as swelling gradually occurs in or around the spinal cord.
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  • People with spinal cord injuries caused by traumatic events have in the past been considered hopeless cases destined to a life of paralysis.
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  • Damage to or death of any of the neurons along this path causes weakness or paralysis of the affected muscles.
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  • Although effective, these surgeries have significant risks, including paralysis, loss of vision, or loss of speech if the precise location of the brain is not targeted during surgery.
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  • The loss of nerve cells causes palsy, or paralysis, that slowly gets worse as the disease progresses.
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  • These conditions progress to anxiety, hallucinations, muscle spasms, partial paralysis, fear of water (hydrophobia), and other neurological symptoms as the virus spreads to the central nervous system.
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  • Spina bifida occurs when the spine is open, which can lead to paralysis.
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  • Needless to say, panic is the first thing to set in when an earthquake hits-many people find themselves stunned into paralysis and unsure of which way to turn.
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  • Pellagra causes skin lesions that appear to be leprosy, sensitivity to light, aggression, insomnia, weakness, mental confusion, paralysis of limbs, diarrhea and eventually dementia.
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  • Roosevelt founded the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (NFIP).
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  • In 1979, the National Foundation for Infant Paralysis officially changed its name to The March of Dimes.
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  • In this hypothesis, the human brain strays from the regular transition into unconsciousness combined with physical paralysis into sleep and then into deep REM sleep.
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  • They believe that when the extent of the disrupted sleep cycle is severe, people experience paralysis and an altered consciousness that leads to a belief that the experience is spiritual rather than physical.
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  • In season four Jimmy is shot in the back by Rick, which results in his paralysis and subsequent confinement to a wheelchair.
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  • Don't fall down and wet all over yourself if you make a mistake or develop analysis paralysis trying to understand what went wrong in a meeting.
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  • Botox injections cause paralysis in the muscles that cause wrinkles.
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  • It is a kind of paralysis, although most patients prefer to think of it as freezing.
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