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NeuroBytes: Medical Student Series: Localizing a Spinal Cord Lesion

NeuroBytes: Medical Student Series: Localizing a Spinal Cord Lesion

Course Description

Localizing a spinal cord lesion involves an understanding of its anatomy and clinical repercussions. Herein, we will review those concepts through a case study of a patient with Brown-Séquard syndrome. Furthermore, we will examine the causes of this syndrome, and how the involvement of certain spinal pathways can explain its unique presentation.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this program the learner will be able to:
  • Localize spinal cord pathways to identify underlying pathology

Date of Release

June 21, 2024

Confidentiality of Data

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Faculty & Disclosures

AMANAH ABRAHAM
Medical Student
St. George's University
Grenada, FL
*Ms. Abraham has nothing to disclose.

SARAH ARORA
Medical Student
Chicago Medical School-Rosalind Franklin University
Chicago, IL
*Ms. Arora has nothing to disclose.

BETHANY LANGNER
Medical Student
University of Alabama at Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL
*Ms. Langner has nothing to disclose.

KARLOS ALVARO ACURIO ORTIZ, MD
Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University
San Martín de Porres District, Peru
*Dr. Ortiz has nothing to disclose.

Faculty Advisor


MELISSA MOTTA, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology and Program in Trauma Director
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
*Dr. Motta has nothing to disclose.


Reviewers


ADAM QUICK
Associate Professor of Neurology
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH
*Dr. Quick has nothing to disclose.


JEREMY MOELLER, MD, FAAN
Professor or Neurology
Yale University
New Haven, CT
*Dr. Moeller has nothing to disclose.



NeuroBytes Staff

Lucy Persaud
Associate Director, Graduate Education
Minneapolis, MN
*Ms. Persaud has nothing to disclose.


Xiaoyu Sun
Associate Director, eLearning
Minneapolis, MN
*Ms. Sun has nothing to disclose.


Robert Rook
Manager, eLearning
Minneapolis, MN
*Mr. Rook has nothing to disclose.



*Relationship Disclosure