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Disease Central Cord Syndrome

Name Central Cord Syndrome
Synonyms Central Cord Injury Syndrome | Central Spinal Cord Syndrome
Definition A syndrome associated with traumatic injury to the cervical or upper thoracic regions of the spinal cord characterized by weakness in the arms with relative sparing of the legs and variable sensory loss. This condition is associated with ischemia, hemorrhage, or necrosis involving the central portions of the spinal cord. Corticospinal fibers destined for the legs are spared due to their more external location in the spinal cord. This clinical pattern may emerge during recovery from spinal shock. Deficits may be transient or permanent.
Categories Nervous system disease | Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D020210

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spinal Cord Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spinal Cord Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Central Cord Syndrome
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Trauma, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spinal Cord Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Central Cord Syndrome
3. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spinal Cord Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Central Cord Syndrome

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