J Korean Neurosurg Soc.  1991 Dec;20(12):1086-1092.

Treatment of Cervical Cord Injury with Ankylosing Spondylitis: Case Report

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  • 1Departments of Neurosurgery, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

A case of cervical cord injury with neurological deficit in patient with ankylosing spondylitis is presented. Ankylosing spondylitis causes a high incidence of spinal cord injury with a minor trauma and at that time inital treatments and combined complications are quite different from other spinal cord injuries. We discuss the treatment and complication of spinal cord injury in ankylsing spondylitis with literatures review.

Keyword

Ankylosing spondylitis; Spianl cord injury; Cervical spin injury

MeSH Terms

Humans
Incidence
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spondylitis
Spondylitis, Ankylosing*
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