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Chapter 66 

Chapter 66
Chapter 66

Safia Cheeney

and Kathleen R. Fink

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date: 21 May 2022

Spinal cord infarction is a rare and potentially debilitating condition with symptoms reflecting the level and extent of the spinal cord involved. Risk factors include vascular disease (atherosclerosis, aortic dissection, aortic surgery), hypotension, embolism, and trauma. An identifiable cause is found less than half the time, as in this case.

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