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Posterior Cord Syndrome

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Posterior Cord Syndrome, Posterior Spinal Cord Syndrome

  • Pathophysiology
  1. Images
    1. CordSyndrome.jpg
  • Causes
  1. Posterior spinal artery injury resulting in posterior cord ischemia or infarction
  • Signs
  1. Proprioception and vibration sensation loss (below injury level)
  2. Motor Strength as well as pain and Temperature sensation are spared