Hemiparesis and hemiplegia represent varying degrees of weakness in the body, causing the inability to move. The difference is in the extent of the weakness responsible for the inability. Hemiplegia is the loss of strength or almost complete weakness in the half side of the body. Read more: What Is the Difference Between Hemiplegia and Hemiparesis? Article
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