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Italian term or phrase:emisoma
English translation:hemisoma
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11:19 Jun 7, 2002
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Italian term or phrase: emisoma
Ricovero in neurologia per comparsa parestesie e paraplegia transitoria all'emisoma sn. all'eco-Doppler dei tronchi sopra-aortici documentava una stenosi...
fmatteoda
Spain
Local time: 17:28
hemisoma
Explanation:
Most examples are from foreign journals, but for what it's worth here's an example:

A 45 year-old woman, with a prior history of cigarette smoking and supraventrical extrasystoles, treated with bisoprolol was admitted with complaints of paresthesias and weakness in the right hand and leg.The sensorimotor syndrome increased within 24 hours with temporary nausea and somnolence.The neurological examination revealed a moderate paresis of the right arm and leg, without clear facial involvement or speech disturbances.Hypoesthesia was present on the right hemisoma, including the face.

The term is used in a number of publications on the Internet.
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Catherine Bolton
Local time: 17:28
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hemisoma


Explanation:
Most examples are from foreign journals, but for what it's worth here's an example:

A 45 year-old woman, with a prior history of cigarette smoking and supraventrical extrasystoles, treated with bisoprolol was admitted with complaints of paresthesias and weakness in the right hand and leg.The sensorimotor syndrome increased within 24 hours with temporary nausea and somnolence.The neurological examination revealed a moderate paresis of the right arm and leg, without clear facial involvement or speech disturbances.Hypoesthesia was present on the right hemisoma, including the face.

The term is used in a number of publications on the Internet.


    Reference: http://www.eurostroke.org/P_Geneva%20interesting%20cases.asp
Catherine Bolton
Local time: 17:28
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Joseph Tein: I wouldn't trust translations in medical journals ... I find a lot of journal abstract translations are careless and imprecise (and the translators never ask for help here!).. I would just say "left-sided."
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