Surfer’s myelopathy without surfing: a report of two pediatric patients


Introduction:Surfer’s myelopathy (SM) is a rare disorder described in subjects presenting with acute paraparesis while learning how to surf. It is thought to be secondary to spinal ischemia triggered by hyperextension. Spinal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) shows changes consistent with spinal cord ischemia on T2-weighted and diffusion-weighted imaging… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/scsandc.2017.8


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