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Bastian-Bruns law or sign

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In complete transverse section of the upper spinal cord the reflexes and muscular tone below the level of the lesion are lost.


  • H. C. Bastian:
    Über einen Fall totaler traumatischer Zerstörung des Rückenmarkes an der Grenze zwischen Hals- und Dorsalmark.
    Archiv für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten, Berlin, 1893, 25: 759-830.

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