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Posterior Cord Syndrome

Aka: Posterior Cord Syndrome, Posterior Spinal Cord Syndrome
  1. See Also
    1. Complete Cord Syndrome
    2. Anterior Cord Syndrome
    3. Central Cord Syndrome
    4. Spinal Cord Hemisection (Brown-Sequard Syndrome)
    5. Cervical Spine Injury
  2. Pathophysiology
    1. Images
      1. CordSyndrome.jpg
  3. Causes
    1. Posterior spinal artery injury resulting in posterior cord ischemia or infarction
  4. Signs
    1. Proprioception and vibration Sensation loss (below injury level)
    2. Motor Strength as well as pain and TemperatureSensation are spared
  5. References
    1. Wagner (1997) Emerg Med Clin North Am 15:699-711 [PubMed]

Posterior cord syndrome (C0560650)

Concepts Injury or Poisoning (T037)
ICD10 G83.83
SnomedCT 282786009
English posterior cord syndrome, posterior cord syndrome (diagnosis), Posterior cord syndrome, Posterior cord syndrome (disorder)
Spanish síndrome de cordón espinal posterior (trastorno), síndrome de cordón espinal posterior
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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