DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for hemiplegia

Hemiplegia [DOID:10969]

Hemiplegia /he.mə.pliː.dʒiə/ is total paralysis of the arm, leg, and trunk on the same side of the body. Hemiplegia is more severe than hemiparesis, wherein one half of the body has less marked weakness. Hemiplegia may be congenital or acquired from an illness or stroke.

Synonyms:  hemiplegia,  DOID:10969,  Infantile hemiplegia,  Infantile hemiplegia (disorder),  Infantile hemiplegia NOS ...