cervicothoracic syndrome

cervicothoracic syndrome

the clinical signs associated with lesions of the spinal cord from C6 to T2. Includes tetraparesis to tetraplegia or hemiparesis to hemiplegia, muscle atrophy in the forelimbs, depressed postural responses, and hypalgesia to analgesia caudal to the level of the lesion. Horner's syndrome is sometimes present.