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Neuroradiology

, Volume 43, Issue 5, pp 383–387 | Cite as

The natural history of transdural herniation of the spinal cord: case report

  • R. F. Adams
  • P. Anslow
DIAGNOSTIC NEURORADIOLOGY

Abstract

We report a patient with a Brown-Séquard syndrome who developed ventral transdural spinal cord herniation, showing the imaging findings changing over time from two thoracic disc protrusions with a normal spinal cord to a cord trapped within a bony defect in a thoracic vertebra.

Key words Spinal cord herniation Brown-Séquard syndrome Magnetic resonance imaging 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. F. Adams
    • 1
  • P. Anslow
    • 1
  1. 1.Neuroradiology Department, Radcliffe Infirmary, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HE, UK Fax: + 44-18 65-22 48 19GB

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