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What is the difference between ipsilesional and contralesional?

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Same/Opposite Sides

Ipsi means "on same side".
Contra means "on opposite side". Lesion refers to an abnormal/unhealthy tissue (of whatever original type), tissue which is damaged in some way, including potential risk of spreading damage to adjacent tissue(s).

In brief: Same/Opposite Sides

Ipsi means "on same side".
Contra means "on opposite side". Lesion refers to an abnormal/unhealthy tissue (of whatever original type), tissue which is damaged in some way, including potential risk of spreading damage to adjacent tissue(s).
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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