All injuries resulted in quadriplegia
; three of the injuries were complete (i.e., motor and/or sensory function below the zone of injury was not preserved).
(2-4) Significant neurological deficits such as quadriplegia
are uncommon with this type of trauma.
BEING: Elizabeth Barber, 28, who has visual perceptual difficulties, profound sensory neural loss and learning difficulties SMILING: Marcos, 26, who has a visual impairment, cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia
, which means all four limbs are affected PICTURES: Dave Hogan
Paraplegia and quadriplegia
affect 2.7million people around the world.
Key Words: autonomic dysreflexia, paraplegia, quadriplegia
, anterior spinal thrombosis
Only 1 of the 5 patients with respiratory paralysis and quadriplegia
from poliomyelitis-like syndrome survived, but that patient made a full and complete recovery; thus, respiratory paralysis and quadriplegia
do not appear to universally indicate poor outcome.
Young Hannah Scotten,18, has just completed a full gap year volunteering with university students with problems that include cerebral palsy, quadriplegia
Backed by a top North Wales lawyer, they have begun the action after their son,Sin, was born with cerebral palsy and quadriplegia
In a lawsuit filed last year, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged that the airline violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to hire a man for the position of reservations agent because of his disability, quadriplegia
. The EEOC alleged that the man did not receive information as to whether a reasonable accommodation would be made to allow him to perform the reservations job.
Jorge Zamora-Quezada, eight of his patients, and the widow of one deceased patient, allege that HealthTexas Medical Group of San Antonio, and health plans to which the clinic is capitated, denied medically appropriate care to patients with severe disabilities such as quadriplegia
and lupus, saying that it was too costly to do so.
But, James Badenoch QC told Mr Justice Gray at the High Court in London, neurological problems gradually appeared and Bobby was found to suffer from spastic quadriplegia
- a very severe form of cerebral palsy.
My injury occurred at the 3rd, 4th, and 5th cervical level of my spinal cord, which resulted in quadriplegia
. I lived at home with my mother for as long as possible, but financial constraints and the pressure of meeting my physical needs finally necessitated moving into a nursing facility.