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Diseases/Disorders

TermDefinition
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or (Lo-Gehrig's Disease_ Like MS (Nervous System Disorder), Progressive muscle weakness - Nerves are destroyed - Still have their "mind"
Epilepsy CHRONIC SEIZURE - outta of it, Grand Mal: Muscles will be "Shaking"
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Immune System attacks and detroys coverings that protect nerves 1st hands, feet, eyes 2nd Nervous System 3rd Muscle weakness
Spinabifida Congenital Defect of Spinal Column (Vertebrae does not close properly during development, leaving spinal cord exposed) May Have weakness in: Legs or totally be Paralyzed below waist
Permanent Disabilities - Developmental Disabilities : Occurs before Adulthood, Congenital : Born w/ or occurs during or right after birth Cerebral Palsy - Damage to Cerebrum, Part of Brain (Jim/James) Involves motor Skills control
Permanent Disabilities - Developmental Disabilities : Occurs before Adulthood, Congenital : Born w/ or occurs during or right after birth Fragile X Syndrome: Inherited-defect in X Chromazone More Common, More Severe in boys (Billy)
Permanent Disabilities - Developmental Disabilities : Occurs before Adulthood, Congenital : Born w/ or occurs during or right after birth Hydrocephalus: "Water on the Brain" (Emi's Jacob) Can be Congenital or acquired through head trauma, tumor, or infection
Neurologic Disorderes Diagnosis: - X-RAYS - CT Scans - MRIs - Electrolencephalogarnphy (EEG)
Paralysis - From NECK DOWN Tetraplegia
Paralysis - WAIST DOWN Paraplegia
Created by: Bluejaye1995