Spinal Cord Lesion

S57

No motor deficit

Sensory loss in perianal region and inner thigh

Flaccid paralysis of bladder and bowel, loss of erectile function

1 Spinal cord level (not the same as vertebral level). 2 See p. 32ff. 3 Disturbance of bladder, bowel, rectal, and erectile function, sweating, and blood pressure regulation; p. 140ff. 4 High cervical cord lesion. 5 Low cervical cord lesion. 6 Epiconus. 7 Conus medullaris.

Chronic stage—late sequelae. Persistence of neurological deficits; assorted complications including venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, respiratory insufficiency, bowel obstruc tion, urinary tract infections, sexual dysfunction, cardiovascular disturbances, spasticity, chronic pain, bed sores, heterotopic ossification, and syringomyelia.

Trapezius m. (C2-C4)

Latissimus dorsi m. (C6-C8)

Triceps brachii m. (C7-C8)

Trapezius m. (C2-C4)

Triceps brachii m. (C7-C8)

Spinal Cord Lesions

Segment-indicating muscles

Lesion of conus/cauda equina Topography of spinal cord lesions

Segment-indicating muscles

Lesion of conus/cauda equina Topography of spinal cord lesions

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