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Hemiplegia is temporary paralysis on one side of the body.

We sometimes discuss hemiplegia as a symptom of Migraine. Only one type of Migraine causes hemiplegia, hemiplegic Migraines.

You can read more about hemiplegia and hemiplegic Migraines in:

For more terms, see our Migraine and Headache Glossary.

Medical review by John Claude Krusz, PhD, MD.