Leg Paralysis (Paraplegia)

About- Paraplegia also known as leg paralysis is the loss of muscle function in the lower half of the body results in paralysis of all or part of the trunk, legs, and pelvic organs.
 
Symptoms-
  • Breathing problem
  • Changes in sexual function and fertility
  • Loss of bladder control
  • Loss of mobility
  • Pain or tingling sensation in the trunk, legs, and the pelvic region
 
Causes-
  • Accidents
  • Autoimmune disorder
  • Brain or spinal cord infection
  • Genetic disorder
  • Motor neuron disease
  • Prolonged alcoholism
  • Spina bifida
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Spinal cord tumor
  • Stroke
  • Surgical injuries
Specialists to visit
Neurologist
Neurosurgeon
Orthopedic Surgeon
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physiotherapist

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References
https://www.spinalcord.com
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https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com

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