Locked-in syndrome


Mariam Mokhtar            

Although the average Malay is aware of much that goes on around him, his intransigence leads others to describe him as suffering from something like the "locked-in syndrome". In this disorder, the patient is unable to move or speak, because all of his muscles are paralysed and communication is limited to eye movements.


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Locked-in syndrome

Mariam Mokhtar,

Although the average Malay is aware of much that goes on around him, his intransigence leads others to describe him as suffering from something like the "locked-in syndrome". In this disorder, the patient is unable to move or speak, because all of his muscles are paralysed and communication is limited to eye movements.


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