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Brown-Séquard syndrome

Pronunciation: brun' sa-kahr'

Definition: syndrome with unilateral spinal cord lesions, proprioception loss and weakness occur ipsilateral to the lesion, while pain and temperature loss occur contralateral.

Synonym(s): Brown-Séquard paralysis

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