• Medicine
  • Published in Revista de neurologia 2001

[Progressive amyotrophy of a limb as the presenting symptom of anchored spinal cord syndrome with spinal lipoma].

@article{Vallejo2001ProgressiveAO,
  title={[Progressive amyotrophy of a limb as the presenting symptom of anchored spinal cord syndrome with spinal lipoma].},
  author={Jaime Masjuan Vallejo and A M Herrero Valverde and J M Mart{\'i}nez San Mill{\'a}n and J Heredero Sanz and J Mera Campillo},
  journal={Revista de neurologia},
  year={2001},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={
          437-40
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We present a case of progressive amyotrophy of a limb as the presenting symptom of the anchored spinal cord syndrome and review the principal clinical features of the syndrome, diagnostic tests which are useful in differentiating it from other conditions and its treatment. CLINICAL CASE We describe a case of a young woman in whom the spinal cord was anchored by a spinal lipoma. At the onset of the disorder she complained of progressive muscular atrophy of the right leg and… CONTINUE READING