Brown-Sequard syndrome

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Brown-Séquard syndrome

 [brown-sa-kahr´]
paralysis and loss of discriminatory and joint sensation on one side of the body and of pain and temperature sensation on the other, due to a lesion involving one side of the spinal cord.
Brown-Séquard syndrome. From Ignatavicius and Workman, 2002.

Brown-Sé·quard syn·drome

(brūn' sā-kahr'),
syndrome with unilateral spinal cord lesions, proprioception loss and weakness occur ipsilateral to the lesion, while pain and temperature loss occur contralateral.

Brown-Séquard syndrome

(broun′sā-kär′)
n.
A syndrome caused by damage to the nerves on one side of the spinal cord and resulting in ipsilateral hemiparaplegia and loss of muscle and joint sensation and contralateral hemianesthesia.
A symptom complex characterised by hemiparaplegia caused by hemilateral compression or destruction of the spinal cord
Aetiology Traumatic spinal cord injuries, tumours, spinal radiation, herpes zoster

Brown-Sé·quard syn·drome

(brown sā-kahr' sin'drōm)
Syndrome with unilateral spinal cord lesions; proprioception loss and weakness occur ipsilateral to the lesion, whereas pain and temperature loss occur contralaterally.

Brown-Sequard syndrome

A neurological disorder, caused by compression of one side of the spinal cord in the lower back, featuring paralysis on the injured side and loss of sensation on the other side. (Charles Edouard Brown-Sequard, 1817–1894, Mauritian physician).

Brown-Séquard,

Charles E., French physiologist and neurologist, 1817-1894.
Brown-Séquard paralysis - Synonym(s): Brown-Séquard sndrome
Brown-Séquard syndrome - syndrome with unilateral spinal cord lesions, proprioception loss and weakness ipsilateral to the lesion, while pain and temperature loss occur contralateral. Synonym(s): Brown-Séquard paralysis
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