Brown-Séquard's syndrome

[ brounsā-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.Brown-Séquard's paralysis

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