Spinal cord dysfunction caused by non-traumatic hematomyelia

  title={Spinal cord dysfunction caused by non-traumatic hematomyelia},
  author={Antonios Karavelis and George Foroglou and A Petsanas and Thomas Zarampoukas},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
Two patients with a non-traumatic hematomyelia at T9and C3-C7respectively, are presented. Both patients presented with pain and a Brown-Sequard syndrome. The preoperative diagnosis was made by magnetic resonance imaging, while myelography and computerized tomography were not helpful. Surgical evacuation of the hematomas and in one patient removal of a vascular malformation were performed. The neurological symptoms and signs, after a temporary worsening, progressively improved. The prompt… CONTINUE READING
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