The following Conditions are related to Paralysis
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- Erb's paralysis
Brachial plexus palsy, also known as Erb's palsy, is a paralysis or weakness of the arm caused by an injury to one or more nerves that control and supply the muscles of the shoulder and upper extremities (upper brachial plexus). It is more commonly seen in newborns (neonates) and is often the result of a difficult delivery. When it occurs in adults, the cause typically is an injury that has caused stretching, tearing or other trauma to the bra Read More
- Greenfield disease
Metachromatic leukodystrophy-MLD is also known as Greenfield’s disease. Metachromatic leukodystrophy is a lysosomal storage disease, wherein the myelin sheath that covers most of the nerve fibers of the central and peripheral nervous systems gets damaged. 1. The deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme arylsulfatase A - ARSA or its sphingolipid activator protein B -SapB results in MLD or greenfield disease. Read More
- Mobius syndrome
Moebius syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterized by weakness or paralysis (palsy) of multiple cranial nerves, most often the 6th (abducens) and 7th (facial) nerves. Other cranial nerves are sometimes affected. The disorder is present at birth (congenital). If the 7th nerve is involved, the individual with Moebius syndrome is unable to smile, frown, pucker the lips, raise the eyebrows, or close the eyelids. If the 7th nerve is aff Read More