[Dorsal sensory level as a false localizing sign in cervical myelopathy].

@article{PegoReigosa1998DorsalSL,
  title={[Dorsal sensory level as a false localizing sign in cervical myelopathy].},
  author={Robustiano Pego-Reigosa and J E Trobajo de las Matas and F Bra{\~n}as and Francisco Mart{\'i}nez-V{\'a}zquez and J A Cort{\'e}s-La{\'i}{\~n}o},
  journal={Revista de neurologia},
  year={1998},
  volume={27 155},
  pages={86-8}
}
INTRODUCTION Cervical myelopathy is a common disorder of the spinal cord. The most frequent symptoms are muscle weakness and spasticity starting in the legs. Occasionally the sensory levels are several spinal cord segments below the cervical lesion which makes diagnosis difficult. CLINICAL CASE We present the case of a 31 year old man who presented (after exercise) with paresthesia and numbness below the left costal margin in the left hemiabdomen and the left leg. On physical examination… CONTINUE READING