Pathological findings following the intrathecal injection of ethyl alcohol in man


The pathological findings at necropsy in six cases of paraplegia treated with subarachnoid ethyl alcohol injection are described.The most important sequel to the alcohol injections was a toxic radiculitis involving the cauda equina and resulting in more severe degeneration of the posterior than the anterior spinal nerve roots.A toxic myelitis involving a… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sc.1966.22

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