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Forum Name: Rheumatology Topics

Question: Temporary leg semi-paralysis


 Kazuko Hiro - Wed May 06, 2009 1:39 am

My grandmother, age 67, weight approximately 70 kg, has suffered yesterday something which resembled a temporary leg semi-paralysis.Now she is stabilized but her muscles are contracted and she can not move very well.Please help us identify the problem, as she does not want to go to a doctor.I do not know in which category to put this problem, so if this isn't a rheumatology subject, please guide me to the right forum.
 Tom Plamondon PA-C - Sun May 17, 2009 9:45 pm

User avatar Hello,
Sudden onset of limb weakness with change in tone are symptoms and signs of a stroke.

I would recommend having a prompt evaluation done by a physician.

Take care.

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