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multiple vertebral compression with spinal disc rupture

Cheng-Fong Chen, Ming-Chau Chang, Chien-Lin Liu, Tain-Hsiung Chen
STUDY DESIGN: The case report of a 38-year-old man with a unique acute, triple-level, noncontiguous thoracic disc herniation (T6, T9-T10, and T11-T12), delayed onset of lower limb weakness, paresthesias below the T10 dermatome, and urinary dysfunction following minor trauma resulting from a motorcycle accident. OBJECTIVES: To present an unusual case of herniation that could involve ambiguous test results (imaging findings not necessarily correlated with severity of clinical manifestations)...
April 15, 2004: Spine
K C Hayes, H K Askes, B A Kakulas
STUDY DESIGN: Case report of a 68-year-old male who sustained cervical trauma following a bodysurfing accident. OBJECTIVE: To describe the pathology of a relatively uncommon mechanism of injury involving extradural cord compression associated with traumatic disc protrusion and herniation, following a cervical hyperextension injury in which there was no vertebral fracture or residual subluxation. SETTING: Department of Neuropathology, Royal Perth Hospital, West Australia...
October 2002: Spinal Cord
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