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CASE 7.3 A FALL CAUSING PARAPLEGIA AND A SENSORY LEVEL PATIENT PRESENTATION A man fell from a second-story balcony. He struck his back and landed in a seated position, and immediately noticed complete loss of movement and sensation in his legs.
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KEY SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS Bilateral leg flaccid paralysis Decreased rectal tone, and absent bulbocavernosus reflex T10 sensory level to all modalities CASE 7.3 A Fall Causing Paraplegia and a Sensory Level
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CASE 7.3 Sensory Testing
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Lateral Corticospinal Tract Posterior Column–Medial Lemniscal Pathway
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Unformatted text preview: Anterolateral Pathways Pathways for the Control of Bladder, Bowel, and Sexual Function Dermatomes Spinal Cord Lesions: Localization, Differential Diagnosis, and Treatment CASE 7.3 A Fall Causing Paraplegia and a Sensory Level CASE 7.3 T10 Vertebral Fracture CASE 7.3 Image at T11, Showing Normal Appearance of Spinal Canal FINAL DIAGNOSIS T9 burst fracture causing spinal cord compression OUTCOME Surgery done for mechanical stabilization. Remained paraplegic two weeks later. CASE 7.3 A Fall Causing Paraplegia and a Sensory Level...
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