Anterior horn syndrome

Anterior horn syndrome is a fairly generic term used to refer to flaccid paralysis and areflexia due to involvement of the anterior grey matter horns of the spinal cord. Sensation is typically preserved. 

Causes of anterior horn syndrome include: 


Article information

rID: 44690
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: anterior spinal artery ischemia
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  • Fig 1: distribution
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  • Case 2: poliomyelitis-like syndrome
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  • Case 3: enterovirus
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