Neurogenic claudication and radiculopathy as delayed presentations of retained spinal bullet.

@article{Ajmal2009NeurogenicCA,
  title={Neurogenic claudication and radiculopathy as delayed presentations of retained spinal bullet.},
  author={Saad Ajmal and Syed Anther Enam and Muhammad Shahzad Shamim},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 10},
  pages={e5-8}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Firearm injuries to the spine may cause injury to the neurological structures and/or to the spine, including ligaments and bones. PURPOSE Patients usually present with symptoms immediately after injury. However, only a few cases have been reported where a patient is neurologically intact after the initial injury but develops deficits several months or years later. Almost all these cases develop delayed neurological deficit because of bullet migration. STUDY DESIGN Case… CONTINUE READING

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