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Hemiplegia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hemiplegia
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.622.295
C23.888.592.636.312
Unique ID
D006429
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006429
Scope Note
Severe or complete loss of motor function on one side of the body. This condition is usually caused by BRAIN DISEASES that are localized to the cerebral hemisphere opposite to the side of weakness. Less frequently, BRAIN STEM lesions; cervical SPINAL CORD DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; and other conditions may manifest as hemiplegia. The term hemiparesis (see PARESIS) refers to mild to moderate weakness involving one side of the body.
Entry Term(s)
Hemiplegia, Crossed
Hemiplegia, Flaccid
Hemiplegia, Infantile
Hemiplegia, Post-Ictal
Hemiplegia, Spastic
Hemiplegia, Transient
Monoplegia
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Hemiplegia Preferred
Hemiplegia, Transient Narrower
Monoplegia Narrower
Hemiplegia, Post-Ictal Narrower
Hemiplegia, Crossed Narrower
Hemiplegia, Flaccid Narrower
Hemiplegia, Infantile Narrower
Hemiplegia, Spastic Narrower
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