• spinal
  • Alternate causes of hemiplegia include any spinal cord injury , specifically Brown-Séquard syndrome , traumatic brain injury , or other disease affecting the central nervous system . (thefullwiki.org)
  • Middle alternating hemiplegia typically constitutes weakness of the extremities accompanied by paralysis of the extraocular muscle specifically lateral rectus, on the opposite side of the affected extremities, which indicates a lesion in the caudal and medial pons involving the abducens nerve root (controls movement of the eye) and corticospinal fibers (carries motor commands from the brain to the spinal cord). (wikipedia.org)
  • rare
  • Also, because alternating hemiplegia is extremely rare, it is frequently missed and the patient is often misdiagnosed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) is a rare neurological disorder often caused by a mutation in ATP1A3, though growing evidence strongly supports mutation of the ATP1A3 gene as the primary cause of this disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • child
  • Find out more about hemiplegia, read about parents' experiences or choose a bedtime story for your child. (hemihelp.org.uk)
  • The aim of this information sheet is to give parents/carers and teachers some ideas for helping a child with hemiplegia who wants to learn a specific instrument. (hemihelp.org.uk)
  • study
  • In a study of fifteen females and nine males' patient with alternating hemiplegia, a mutation in ATP1A3 gene was present. (wikipedia.org)