Posterior spinal artery syndrome

Last revised by Yuranga Weerakkody on 3 Sep 2018

Posterior spinal artery syndrome is a rare syndrome associated occlusion of the posterior spinal artery and results in a unilateral dorsal cord syndrome (since the posterior arteries are paired) 3

The syndrome is clinically characterized by isolated loss of proprioception and vibratory sensation. 

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Cases and figures

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