Korean J Spine.  2008 Dec;5(4):271-273.

Extradural Cervical Disc Herniation Causing Sudden Brown-se'quard Syndrome: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Bundang Jesaeng General Hospital, Seongnam-City, Gyeonggi, Korea. shoh1@dmc.or.kr

Abstract

This is a report on the sudden onset of the Brown-Se`quard Syndrome on a patient following extradural cervical disc herniation. Earlier diagnosis and prompt surgical decompression in the lateral cord syndrome yielded a good outcome.

Keyword

Brown-Se'quard Syndrome; Extradural Cervical Disc Herniation; Myelopathy

MeSH Terms

Decompression, Surgical
Humans
Spinal Cord Diseases
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