Extensive neurological recovery from a complete spinal cord injury: a case report and hypothesis on the role of cortical plasticity


Neurological recovery in patients with severe spinal cord injury (SCI) is extremely rare. We have identified a patient with chronic cervical traumatic SCI, who suffered a complete loss of motor and sensory function below the injury for 6 weeks after the injury, but experienced a progressive neurological recovery that continued for 17 years. The extent of… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00290


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