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Anterior spinal artery syndrome

Anterior spinal artery syndrome: Introduction

Anterior spinal artery syndrome: Neurological symptoms caused by the blockage of the anterior spinal artery. The blockage may be caused by such things as trauma, cancer, thrombosis and arterial disease. Symptoms are determined by the exact location of the blockage. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Anterior spinal artery syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Anterior spinal artery syndrome

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Anterior spinal artery syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Anterior spinal artery syndrome

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Anterior spinal artery syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Anterior spinal artery syndrome:

Ischemia or infarction of the spinal cord in the distribution of the anterior spinal artery, which supplies the ventral two-thirds of the spinal cord. This condition is usually associated with ATHEROSCLEROSIS of the aorta and may result from dissection of an AORTIC ANEURYSM or rarely dissection of the anterior spinal artery. Clinical features include weakness and loss of pain and temperature sensation below the level of injury, with relative sparing of position and vibratory sensation. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1249-50) - (Source - Diseases Database)

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More information about Anterior spinal artery syndrome

  1. Anterior spinal artery syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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