Brown-Sequard syndrome

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Brown-Sé·quard syn·drome

n. síndrome de Brown Séquard, hemisección de la médula espinal que causa hiperestesia en el lado lesionado y pérdida de la sensibilidad en el lado opuesto.
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Other chapters address mechanisms of neuropathic pain, therapeutics, carpal tunnel syndrome, cervical radiculopathy, meralgia paresthetica, Lyme radiculopathy, neuralgic amyotrophy, herpes zoster infection, polyneuropathies, inherited amyloidosis, sarcoidosis, Fabry disease, proximal myotonic myopathy, complex regional pain syndrome, polymyalgia rheumatica, phantom pain, Brown-Sequard syndrome, syringomyelia, and headache disorders, and give information on the patient's history, clinical findings, investigations, diagnosis, and treatment.
Charles-Edouard Brown-Sequard, a prominent neurologist and researcher who ferreted out the pathology of what would be labeled the Brown-Sequard Syndrome, where there is hemi-section of the spinal cord giving sensory symptoms on one side of the body and motor on the other side.
A clinical diagnosis of Brown-Sequard syndrome was made.