A case of aortic coarctation presenting with quadriparesis due to dilated tortuous anterior spinal artery.

  title={A case of aortic coarctation presenting with quadriparesis due to dilated tortuous anterior spinal artery.},
  author={M. Gill and HarishChandra Pathak and P. Singh and Kamal Pathak},
  journal={Neurology India},
  volume={59 2},
  • M. Gill, HarishChandra Pathak, +1 author Kamal Pathak
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Neurology India
  • DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.79174 A 30year-old male presented with sudden onset weakness of all four limbs. Clinically, he had hypotonia in all the four limbs and motor weakness was graded at 4/5. Deep tendon reflexes were bilaterally brisk and plantar response was extensor. Magnetic resonance imaging of cervical spine [Figure 1] showed multiple, well--defined, rounded areas of flow void, suggestive of blood vessels in the anterior epidural space from C5 to T3 level. Spinal digital subtraction… CONTINUE READING
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