Summary of Brown-Sequard Syndrome
Flashcards on Brown-Sequard Syndrome
may be utilized in Brown-Séquard syndrome to decrease cord swelling.
Questions on Brown-Sequard Syndrome
A 56-year-old man comes to the emergency department because of a high-speed motor vehicle accident which caused a laceration to his left spinal cord at the T8 vertebral level. After emergency surgery, he is in stable condition and his temperature is 37.3°C (99.1°F), pulse is 80/min, respirations are 18/min, and blood pressure is 142/90 mm Hg. He is alert and oriented to person, place, and time while resting in his hospital bed. He says his pain is managed well, but that he is concerned about his spinal cord injury. Which of the following neurologic deficits is most likely found on physical examination of this patient?