MEDICAL

THE TERM HEMIPARESIS REFERS TO

  • A. Weakness of the eyelid
  • B. Inability of the patient to use their sense of smell
  • C. Weakness below the level of the chin
  • D. Weakness on one side of the body ✓

 

Hemiparesis is a condition characterized by weakness or partial paralysis on one side of the body. It can affect the arm, leg, or both, and is often caused by damage to the brain or spinal cord. This condition can result from various medical conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, or cerebral palsy. The weakness in hemiparesis is typically more pronounced in the arm than in the leg.

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