Traumatic paraplegia

Case contributed by Dr G Balachandran


Referred for evaluation of acute onset paraplegia.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

MRI revealed collapse of C7 vertebral body and subluxation over the T1 body.

The spinal cord at the cervico-thoracic junction was stretched and oedematous.

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Case information

rID: 6070
Published: 15th Apr 2009
Last edited: 27th Jul 2018
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