What is the global prevalence of central cord syndrome (CCS)?

Updated: May 21, 2020
  • Author: Michelle J Alpert, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA  more...
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In a retrospective French study, by Ronzi et al, of 63 patients hospitalized for traumatic SCI associated with cervical spinal canal stenosis (without spinal instability), 78.6% of subjects were found to have a clinical syndrome, with central cord syndrome being the second most common, after Brown-Séquard–plus syndrome. [15]


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