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Minor's disease

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A syndrome characterized by haemorrhage into the spinal cord and sudden onset of back pain with paraparesis or paraplegia.

Description

A syndrome characterized by haemorrhage into the spinal cord and sudden onset of back pain with paraparesis or paraplegia. Usually seen with vascular malformation, blood dyscrasia and patients with anticoagulants. Inheritable disease picture.

We thank Søren Nørby, Denmark, for information submitted.

Bibliography

Barry G. Firkin and J. A. Whitehead:
Dictionary of Medical Eponyms. Parthenon Publishing Group. 1989.

Stanley Jablonski:
Jablonski’s Dictionary of Syndromes & Eponymic diseases.
Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, Florida, 1991.

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