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From the Latin quadri- (“four") +"Ž plegia, from the Ancient Greek πλήσσειν (plegein, “to strike"); probably patterned after paraplegia.
Unfortunately, his brain was starved of oxygen and he was left severely brain damaged, with spastic quadriplegia.
For instance, affected muscles in one limb is monoplegia, both arms or both legs is diplegia, both limbs on one side of the body is hemiplegia, and in all four limbs is quadriplegia.
Dieticians normally decrease the amount of calories by 5 percent for those with paraplegia and 10 to 15 percent for those with tetraplegia (quadriplegia).
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