The prognosis of acute and subacute transverse myelopathy based on early signs and symptoms

@article{Ropper1978ThePO,
  title={The prognosis of acute and subacute transverse myelopathy based on early signs and symptoms},
  author={A. Ropper and D. Poskanzer},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  year={1978},
  volume={4}
}
  • A. Ropper, D. Poskanzer
  • Published 1978
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Neurology
  • Fifty‐two patients with acute and subacute transverse myelopathy (TM) were evaluated at the Massachusetts General Hospital between 1955 and 1975 and followed for 1 to 23 years (average, 5). Nineteen had symptoms of a recent acute infectious illness, 3 had cancer, and 1 had undergone a recent operation. There were four types of initial symptom. Twenty‐four patients had paresthesias at the onset of the illness, 18 had pain, usually interscapular, 7 had leg weakness, and 3 had urine retention… CONTINUE READING
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