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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1994;18(1):23.
Neurologic Recovery of Traumatic Cervical Brown-Séquard Syndrome - A case report-
Seung Han Yang, M.D., Jeong Lim Moon, M.D., Chan Seok Oh, M.D. , Hang Won Lee, M.D.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Catholic University Medical College
외상성 경수 Brown-Séquard 증후군의 신경학적 회복 -증례 보고-
양승한, 문정림, 오찬석, 이항원
가톨릭대학교 의과대학 재활의학교실
Abstract

The Brown-Séquard syndrome is a special type of unilateral spinal cord injury which characteristic symptoms are ipsilateral spastic hemiparesis, contralateral impairment of pain and temperature sensation, ipsilateral impairment of vibration and position sense, and ipsilateral flaccid paralysis with hypesthesia at the level of involved segment.

We present a case of cervical spinal cord injury by C6 and C7 vertebral fractures which was thought as Brown-Séquard syndrome accompanied with cervical roots injury. The temporal course of motor recovery was observed retrospectively and the mechanisms of recovery as well as possible sites of injury were also reviewed.

Key Words: Spinal cord injury, Brown-Sequard syndrome, Motor recovery


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