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Descriptor English:   Brown-Sequard Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome de Brown-Séquard 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome de Brown-Séquard 
Synonyms English:   Brown-Sequard Disease
Brown-Sequard's Disease
Brown-Sequard's Paralysis
Brown-Sequard's Syndrome
Hemicord Syndrome
Hemiparaplegic Syndrome
Brown Sequard Disease
Brown Sequard Syndrome
Brown Sequard's Disease
Brown Sequard's Paralysis
Brown Sequard's Syndrome
Brown-Sequard Paralysis
Brown-Sequards Disease
Brown-Sequards Paralysis
Brown-Sequards Syndrome
Hemicord Syndromes
Hemiparaplegic Syndromes
Hemispinal Cord Syndromes
Paralysis, Brown-Sequard's
Syndrome, Brown-Sequard
Syndrome, Brown-Sequard's
Syndrome, Hemicord
Syndrome, Hemiparaplegic
Syndrome, Hemispinal Cord
Syndromes, Hemicord
Syndromes, Hemiparaplegic
Syndromes, Hemispinal Cord
Hemispinal Cord Syndrome
Spastic Spinal Monoplegia Syndrome  
Tree Number:   C10.597.622.669.300
Definition English:   A syndrome associated with injury to the lateral half of the spinal cord. The condition is characterized by the following clinical features (which are found below the level of the lesion): contralateral hemisensory anesthesia to pain and temperature, ipsilateral loss of propioception, and ipsilateral motor paralysis. Tactile sensation is generally spared. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p162). 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with flaccid paralysis of the bladder, also called Brown Séquard paralysis; in titles & translations use diacrit: Brown-Sequard
History Note English:   1995 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   32329 
Unique Identifier:   D018437 

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