Minor-Oppenheim syndrome

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An obsolete term for paralysis and anaesthesia following a problematic delivery course.

Description

No longer commonly used term for paralysis and anaesthesia, complete or partially reversible, following a problematic delivery course and caused by direct or indirect injury to spine with extravasation of the blood into or around the spinal cord.

Bibliography

  • L. Minor:
    Centrale haematomyelie.
    Archiv für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten, Berlin, 1892, 24: 693-729.

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