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Brown-Sequard Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Brown-Sequard Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.622.669.300
C23.888.592.636.637.300
Unique ID
D018437
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018437
Annotation
do not confuse with flaccid paralysis of the bladder, also called Brown Séquard paralysis; in titles & translations use diacrit: Brown-Sequard
Scope Note
A syndrome associated with injury to the lateral half of the spinal cord. The condition is characterized by the following clinical features (which are found below the level of the lesion): contralateral hemisensory anesthesia to pain and temperature, ipsilateral loss of propioception, and ipsilateral motor paralysis. Tactile sensation is generally spared. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p162).
Entry Term(s)
Brown-Sequard Disease
Brown-Sequard's Disease
Brown-Sequard's Paralysis
Brown-Sequard's Syndrome
Hemicord Syndrome
Hemiparaplegic Syndrome
Hemispinal Cord Syndrome
Spastic Spinal Monoplegia Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Hemiplegia (1970-1994)
Paralysis (1968-1994)
Spinal Cord Diseases (1975-1991)
Spinal Cord Injuries (1970-1994)
Public MeSH Note
1995
History Note
1995
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/07/06
Revision Date
2015/01/12
Brown-Sequard Syndrome Preferred
Spastic Spinal Monoplegia Syndrome Narrower
Brown-Sequard's Paralysis Narrower
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