Category Archives: Spine

Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM): Nothing is easy!

Although CSM is a frequent cause of myelopathy, its natural history is not clear, the clinical and radiological diagnosis might be particularly difficult and approaches to treatments are not standardized nor based on evidence medicine. CSM is a degenerative condition … Continue reading

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The Cruciform Syndrome

The Cruciform syndrome indicates a motor deficit corresponding to a brachial diplegia (brachial palsy predominant in comparison to inferior limb paresis). This kind of tetraparesis occurs with acute cervical medullary lesions or trauma. The term man in the barrel also … Continue reading

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