Mystery Case: Brown-Séquard syndrome caused by idiopathic spinal cord herniation.


A 48-year-old man developed numbness in the left leg, which progressed gradually to paresis and urinary incontinence. Neurologic examination revealed a left BrownSequard syndrome with leg paresis, mild spasticity, reduced proprioception, and contralateral thermal and painful hypoesthesia below T6. MRI revealed a thoracic spinal cord herniation (SCH) (figure… (More)
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002886


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