Incomplete paralysis or slight paralysis.
- Paresis, general
Progressive dementia and generalized paralysis due to chronic inflammation of the covering and substance of the brain (meningoencephalitis). General paresis is a part of late (tertiary) syphilis and is very rare today. It occurs a decade or more after the initial infection.
An abnormal sensation of the body, such as numbness, tingling, or burning.
Zemplar. In 1998 paricalcitol was approved by the FDA for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism due to chronic renal failure. It causes less elevation of calcium than calcitriol, another vitamin D analogue and is associated with a lower mortality rate than calcitriol in patients on long-term dialysis.
Parietal bone — the main side bone of the skull. Parietal lobe — the main side lobe of the brain (it is beneath the parietal bone). Parietal pericardium — the outer membrane around the heart. Parietal peritoneum — the membrane lining the abdominal cavity (as opposed to the visceral peritoneum that envelops the abdominal organs).
- Parietal bone
The bone on the side of the upper skull.