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Glossary for Todd's Paralysis

  • Aphasia: Language difficulty usually from brain damage or stroke.
  • Brain conditions: Medical conditions that affect the brain
  • Epilepsy: Brain condition causing seizures or spasms.
  • Hemiparesis: One-sided paralysis of the body
  • Movement disorders: Medical conditions affecting the movement systems, such as walking or tremor.
  • Muscle conditions: Any condition that affects the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system of bones, muscles and related structures.
  • Nervous system conditions: Diseases affecting the nerves and the nervous system.
  • Paralysis symptoms: Loss of body control and/or feeling.
  • Partial seizure: A partial seizure is an electrical disturbance that originates in only one part of the brain and resulting in symptoms related to the body functions or parts that are controlled by that part of the brain. During a partial seizure movement, sensations, feelings or emotions may be affected. Partial seizures may spread to other parts of the brain and are then called generalized seizures. Partial seizures where the patient stays conscious are called simple partial seizures. If the patient loses consciousness then the seizure is called a complex partial seizure. Epilepsy is usually a partial seizure.
  • Seizures: A rare syndrome characterized by mental retardation, seizures and high levels of hydroxylysine in the urine.
  • Speech symptoms: Problems with speech or voice.
  • Stroke: Serious brain event from bleeding or blood clots.
  • Vision changes: Any change in vision or sight.

 

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