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Quadriplegia: Introduction

Quadriplegia: Paralysis of all four limbs and usually the entire trunk from the neck down; due to spinal cord damage at level of cervical spine (neck). See detailed information below for a list of 36 causes of Quadriplegia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Quadriplegia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Quadriplegia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Quadriplegia: Symptom Checker

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Quadriplegia Treatments

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Quadriplegia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Quadriplegia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Quadriplegia

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Quadriplegia: Deaths

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Definitions of Quadriplegia:

Paralysis of both arms and both legs
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Quadriplegia

The list below shows some of the causes of Quadriplegia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Quadriplegia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Quadriplegia. Of the 36 causes of Quadriplegia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 32 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Quadriplegia:

The following list of conditions have 'Quadriplegia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Quadriplegia:

The following list of medical conditions have Quadriplegia or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Quadriplegia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Quadriplegia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Quadriplegia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Quadriplegia:

    Paralysis (325 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Paralysis symptoms (385 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Weakness (3752 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Sick (5751 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Quadriplegia:

    Paralysis (325 causes), Paraplegia (80 causes), Spinal injury, Trauma, Fall from a height, Whiplash from motor vehicle accident, Vertebral fracture crushing spinal cord, Vertebral dislocation causing spinal cord compression, Vertebral disc prolapse, Tumour growth within spinal cord, Glioma, Tumour growth in vertebra, Bony metastases

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