locked-in syndrome

locked-in syndrome noun (medicine)
A neurological condition, resulting from brainstem damage, in which the subject is conscious and aware but unable to move or communicate, other than sometimes through blinking
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  • Locked-In Syndrome — Syndrome d enfermement Le Syndrome d enfermement (Appellation anglophone : Locked in syndrome), est un état neurologique rare qui pose un problème médical, économique, mais surtout humain. Le patient est éveillé et totalement conscient, il… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Locked in syndrome — Syndrome d enfermement Le Syndrome d enfermement (Appellation anglophone : Locked in syndrome), est un état neurologique rare qui pose un problème médical, économique, mais surtout humain. Le patient est éveillé et totalement conscient, il… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Locked-In syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = Locked In syndrome can be caused by stroke at the level of the basilar artery denying blood to the pons, among other causes. DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|G|46|3|g|40 ICD9 = ICD9|344.81 ICDO = OMIM =… …   Wikipedia

  • Locked-in syndrome — A neurological disorder characterized by complete paralysis of voluntary muscles in all parts of the body except for those that control eye movement. The locked in syndrome is usually a complication of a cerebrovascular accident (a stroke) in the …   Medical dictionary

  • locked-in syndrome — (LOKT in sin.drohm, drum) n. A rare medical state in which the patient s brain stem has been destroyed, resulting in complete paralysis from the neck down while still maintaining full consciousness and mental activity. Example Citation: Jean… …   New words

  • locked-in syndrome — noun A rare, severe physical disorder in which a person cannot speak and is paralyzed with the possible exception of some voluntary eye movement while his or her mental faculties remain fully intact …   Wiktionary

  • locked-in syndrome — see persistent vegetative state …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • locked-in syndrome — /lɒkt ˈɪn sɪndroʊm/ (say lokt in sindrohm) noun a condition in which a patient has full consciousness but is completely paralysed and thus unable to communicate, except in some cases where the eye muscles are still functioning allowing the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Locked-In Syndrome (film) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Locked In Syndrome. Locked In Syndrome Données clés Titre original Locked In Syndrome Réalisation Emmanuel Caussé Éric Martin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Псевдокома, Кома Бодрствующая (Locked-In Syndrome) — см. Синдром окружения . Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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