Denervation change following spinal cord injury

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


This young adult patient suffered a severe cord injury and soon after presented with swelling of the left hip region.

Extensive muscle swelling and oedema, more marked on the left, but seen bilaterally.

Case Discussion

Findings are in keeping with severe denervation change.

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Case information

rID: 5656
Published: 3rd Mar 2009
Last edited: 10th Dec 2015
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