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Paraplegia: Introduction

Paraplegia: Paralysis of legs and sometimes lower body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Paraplegia is available below.

Symptoms of Paraplegia

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Paraplegia:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Paraplegia?

Paraplegia: Related Patient Stories

Paraplegia: Deaths

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Types of Paraplegia

Causes of Paraplegia

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Disease Topics Related To Paraplegia

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Paraplegia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Paraplegia

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Paraplegia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Paraplegia: Animations

Research about Paraplegia

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Clinical Trials for Paraplegia

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Paraplegia include:

Statistics for Paraplegia

Paraplegia: Broader Related Topics

Paraplegia Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Paraplegia:

Paralysis of the lower half of the body (most often as a result of trauma) - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Paraplegia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Paraplegia, or a subtype of Paraplegia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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