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Hemicord syndrome

Introduction: Hemicord syndrome

Description of Hemicord syndrome

Hemicord syndrome (medical condition): A disorder where spinal cord compression and lesions involve only half of...more »

See also:

Brown-Sequard Syndrome:
  »Introduction: Brown-Sequard Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Brown-Sequard Syndrome
  »Causes of Brown-Sequard Syndrome
  »Treatments for Brown-Sequard Syndrome

Hemicord syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hemicord syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hemicord syndrome, or a subtype of Hemicord syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hemicord syndrome as a Disease

Hemicord syndrome: Another name for Brown-Sequard Syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Brown-Sequard Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Brown-Sequard Syndrome
  »Causes of Brown-Sequard Syndrome
  »Treatments for Brown-Sequard Syndrome

Hemicord syndrome: Related Diseases

Hemicord syndrome: Hemicord syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Hemicord syndrome

Some of the causes of Hemicord syndrome are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Hemicord syndrome (Brown-Sequard Syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Hemicord syndrome incude:

  • Hemiparaplegia
  • Hemianesthesia - on the opposite side to the paralysis
  • Paralysis of voluntary muscles below level of lesion
  • Segmental atrophy at level of lesion
  • Sensory loss at level of lesion

Treatments for Hemicord syndrome (Brown-Sequard Syndrome)

Treatments for Hemicord syndrome (Brown-Sequard Syndrome) include:

Treatment of Hemicord syndrome: For more treatment information about Hemicord syndrome, see treatment of Brown-Sequard Syndrome (Hemicord syndrome)

Hemicord syndrome: Article Excerpts about Brown-Sequard Syndrome

Brown-Sequard syndrome (BSS) is a rare neurological condition characterized by a lesion on the spinal cord which results in ... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Brown-Sequard Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Hemicord syndrome: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Hemicord syndrome:

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Terms Similar to Hemicord syndrome:

Source - NIH

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