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brown-séquard's syndrome

brown-séquard's syndrome in Medicine

Brown-Séquard's syndrome Brown-Sé·quard's syndrome (broun'sā-kärz')
A syndrome caused by damage to one side of the spinal cord and resulting in ipsilateral hemiparaplegia and loss of muscle and joint sensation and contralateral hemianesthesia. Also called Brown-Séquard's paralysis.

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