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  1. 1. Konica LuthraMedical TerminologyNervous SystemSuffix: -Plegia(Paralysis), -esthesia(feeling, sensation)<br />
  2. 2. a disruption of the nervous system leading to an impairment of motor function and/or feeling to a particular region or regions of the body. <br />Paralysis can be complete or partial<br />Plegia(Paralysis)<br />
  3. 3. Most paralysis is due to strokes or injuries such as spinal cord injury or a broken neck. Other causes of paralysis include<br />Nerve diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis<br />Autoimmune diseases such as Guillain-Barre syndrome<br />Bell's palsy , which affects muscles in the face.<br />Some severe Reasons<br />
  4. 4. Paralysis of the lower half of your body, including both legs, is called paraplegia.<br />Paralysis of the arms and legs is quadriplegia.<br />Example –Plegia(paralysis)<br />
  5. 5. Paraplegia describes completeor incomplete paralysis affecting the legs and possibly also the trunk, but not the arms.<br />Paraplegia is the result of damage to the cord at T1 (Thoracic level 1) or below.<br />Reporting Paraplegia<br />
  6. 6. Any disease process affecting the corticospinal or pyramidal tracts of the spinal cord from the thoracic spine downward may lead to paraplegia. <br />These tracts are responsible for movement or the "instructions" for movement from the brain.<br />Relates to Nervous system<br />
  7. 7. It is a mental responsiveness and awareness.<br />Word with –esthesia: Hyperesthesia<br />Hyper+ -Esthesia = excessive sensation<br />Suffix- Esthesis( feeling, sensation)<br />
  8. 8. is a condition that involves an abnormal increase in sensitivity to stimuli of the senses.<br />can include sound that one hears, foods that one tastes, textures that one feels etc.(wikipedia)<br />Reporting Hyperesthesia<br />
  9. 9. Sensation of touch in the absence of stimuli<br />Perception of pain to a light touch<br />Increased sensitivity to a painful stimulus <br />Symptoms of Hyperesthesia<br />
  10. 10. Reflex sympathetic osteodystrophy<br /> A syndrome characterized by severe burning<br />pain in an extremity accompanied by<br />sudomotor, vasomotor, and trophic changes in<br />bone without any related nerve injury. <br />Severe cause<br />
  11. 11. Analagesics<br />Antidepressants<br />Anticonvulsants<br />Thanks<br />Treatments<br />

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