pseudocoma

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pseu·do·coma (sooґdo-co″mə) locked-in syndrome.

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  • pseudocoma — noun The severe neurological disorder more commonly referred to as locked in syndrome …   Wiktionary

  • 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 — 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 — 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

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

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