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<jats:title>ABSTRACT:</jats:title><jats:p>Three patients presented with hand wasting and weakness secondary to mid-cervical spinal cord compression. This was due to cervical spondylosis in two patients and a meningioma in one case. This phenomenon is probably similar to that seen with foramen magnum lesions and may be due to spinal cord ischemia distal to the compression, secondary to venous stasis.</jats:p>

Original publication

DOI

10.1017/s0317167100026688

Type

Journal article

Journal

Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences / Journal Canadien des Sciences Neurologiques

Publisher

Cambridge University Press (CUP)

Publication Date

08/1987

Volume

14

Pages

309 - 311