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Diseases » Brown-Sequard Syndrome » Hidden Causes

Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Brown-Sequard Syndrome

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Brown-Sequard Syndrome includes:

Discussion of underlying conditions of Brown-Sequard Syndrome:

BSS may be caused by a spinal cord tumor, trauma (such as a puncture wound to the neck or back), degenerative disease, ischemia (obstruction of a blood vessel), or infectious or inflammatory diseases such as meningitis, shingles, tuberculosis, or multiple sclerosis. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Brown-Sequard Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Brown-Sequard Syndrome, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Brown-Sequard Syndrome. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Brown-Sequard Syndrome. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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