"Paralysis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A general term most often used to describe severe or complete loss of muscle strength due to motor system disease from the level of the cerebral cortex to the muscle fiber. This term may also occasionally refer to a loss of sensory function. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p45)
- Todd Paralysis
- Paralysis, Todd
- Todd's Paralysis
- Paralysis, Todd's
- Todds Paralysis
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Paralysis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Paralysis".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Paralysis" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Paralysis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.