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Disease Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome

Name Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome
Synonyms Anterior Spinal Artery Dissection | Dissection, Anterior Spinal Artery | Syndrome, Anterior Spinal Artery
Definition Ischemia or infarction of the spinal cord in the distribution of the anterior spinal artery, which supplies the ventral two-thirds of the spinal cord. This condition is usually associated with ATHEROSCLEROSIS of the aorta and may result from dissection of an AORTIC ANEURYSM or rarely dissection of the anterior spinal artery. Clinical features include weakness and loss of pain and temperature sensation below the level of injury, with relative sparing of position and vibratory sensation. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1249-50)
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020759
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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 Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Spinal Cord Ischemia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spinal Cord Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Spinal Cord Ischemia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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