Traumatic cerebral flaccid paraplegia

P. J. Teddy, J. R. Silver, J. H.E. Baker, A. Ohry

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Two cases of paraplegia caused by head injuries sustained in recent military conflicts are presented. The underlying pathological disturbances could be related to the CT scan appearances and are discussed in the light of previously reported series. Both cases were remarkable for an early and prolonged paraplegia which was flaccid, rather than spastic, and for the sensory impairment produced.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)320-324
Number of pages5
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1984
Externally publishedYes


  • Cerebral trauma
  • Flaccid paraplegia
  • Mechanism
  • Outcome


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