10. tbl. 99.árg. 2013

Spinal cord infarction

Sjúkratilfelli – Mænudrep

Eliasdottir OJ1, Valdimarsson EM2

Spinal cord infarction is a rare disease. The disorder is well known as a result of aorta atherosclerosis or complication of aorta surgery. The disorder can mimic other diseases and be difficult to diagnose. We describe a special case of a patient with idiopathic spinal cord infarction. Symptoms and prognosis of the disorder will also be discussed.

Key words: Spinal cord infarct, case report, MRI, spinal cord diseases.

1Department of Neurology Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2Department of Neurology, Landspítali The National University Hospital, Reykjavík, Iceland.

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