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'''Palsy''' is a medical term derived from the word ''[[paralysis]]'' that is defined as paralysis of a body part often accompanied by loss of [[Somatosensory system|feeling]] and uncontrolled body movements such as shaking. It occurs in the name of several medical conditions including [[cerebral palsy]] (caused by some intracranial [[lesions]]), brachial palsy (paralysis of an arm) and [[Bell's palsy]].
 
'''Palsy''' is a medical term derived from the word ''[[paralysis]]'' that is defined as paralysis of a body part often accompanied by loss of [[Somatosensory system|feeling]] and uncontrolled body movements such as shaking. It occurs in the name of several medical conditions including [[cerebral palsy]] (caused by some intracranial [[lesions]]), brachial palsy (paralysis of an arm) and [[Bell's palsy]].
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==other conditionss==
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*[[Ataxic cerebral palsy]]
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*[[Athetoid cerebral palsy]]
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*[[Bulbar palsy]]
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*[[Central facial palsy]]
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*[[Congenital fourth nerve palsy]]
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*[[Conjugate gaze palsy]]
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*[[Erb's palsy]]
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*[[Fourth nerve palsy]]
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*[[Klumpke palsy]]
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*[[Horizontal gaze palsy]]
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*[[Infantile progressive bulbar palsy]]
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*[[Median nerve palsy]]
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*[[Mixed cerebral palsy]]
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*[[Oculomotor nerve palsy]]
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*[[Progressive bulbar palsy]]
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*[[Progressive supranuclear palsy]]
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*[[Pseudobulbar palsy]]
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*[[Sixth nerve palsy]]
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*[[Spastic cerebral palsy]]
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==See also==
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*[[Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsy]]
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*[[Occupational therapy in the management of cerebral palsy]]
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==References==
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Main article: Paralysis

Palsy is a medical term derived from the word paralysis that is defined as paralysis of a body part often accompanied by loss of feeling and uncontrolled body movements such as shaking. It occurs in the name of several medical conditions including cerebral palsy (caused by some intracranial lesions), brachial palsy (paralysis of an arm) and Bell's palsy.

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