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Brown-Sequard Syndrome

A syndrome associated with injury to the lateral half of the spinal cord. The condition is characterized by the following clinical features (which are found below the level of the lesion): contralateral hemisensory anesthesia to pain and temperature, ipsilateral loss of propioception, and ipsilateral motor paralysis. Tactile sensation is generally spared. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p162).

Year introduced: 1995

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Tree Number(s): C10.597.622.669.300, C23.888.592.636.637.300

MeSH Unique ID: D018437

Entry Terms:

  • Brown Sequard Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Brown-Sequard
  • Brown-Sequard's Disease
  • Brown Sequard's Disease
  • Brown-Sequards Disease
  • Brown-Sequard's Syndrome
  • Brown Sequard's Syndrome
  • Brown-Sequards Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Brown-Sequard's
  • Brown-Sequard Disease
  • Brown Sequard Disease
  • Hemispinal Cord Syndrome
  • Hemispinal Cord Syndromes
  • Syndrome, Hemispinal Cord
  • Syndromes, Hemispinal Cord
  • Hemicord Syndrome
  • Hemicord Syndromes
  • Syndrome, Hemicord
  • Syndromes, Hemicord
  • Hemiparaplegic Syndrome
  • Hemiparaplegic Syndromes
  • Syndrome, Hemiparaplegic
  • Syndromes, Hemiparaplegic
  • Spastic Spinal Monoplegia Syndrome
  • Brown-Sequard's Paralysis
  • Brown-Sequard Paralysis
  • Brown Sequard's Paralysis
  • Brown-Sequards Paralysis
  • Paralysis, Brown-Sequard's

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