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Three Unique Presentations of Atraumatic Spinal Cord Infarction in the Pediatric Emergency Department.
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PMID:  24786993     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Nontraumatic spinal cord infarction is especially rare in children. Although diagnosis is easily made with magnetic resonance imaging, the typical presenting signs and symptoms and etiology remain elusive. Evidence-based treatment courses are not available. We assess a series of 3 unique patients with nontraumatic spinal cord infarction who presented to our emergency department over the course of 2 years. We consider their presentation, etiology, and treatment course to provide other emergency department physicians with the ability to better identify and evaluate these patients. We also note the need for further research on nontraumatic spinal cord infarction because these patients' outcomes can be quite devastating.
Sandra P Spencer; Timothy D Brock; Rebecca R Matthews; Wendy K Stevens
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Title:  Pediatric emergency care     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1535-1815     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Publication Date:  2014 May 
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Created Date:  2014-5-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507560     Medline TA:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  354-357     Citation Subset:  -    
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