Disease Information for Quadriplegia

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Muscle spasticity
Autonomic instability/Variable BP/HR
Clonus/bilateral ankle (sustained)
Unresponsive to painful stimuli
Poikylothermia/variable temperature setting
Wheelchair bound
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/UTI Male
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, respiratory
Chronic cystitis
Hypothermia, accidental/exposure
Pneumonia, recurrent
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Pulmonary edema/non-cardiogenic
Quadriparesis/quadriplegia
Vasomotor instability
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Intestinal motility disordered
Pathophysiology/Upper motor neuron disorder
Process
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Physical therapy
Definition

Paralysis of both arms and both legs.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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