Definition: 'Brown-Séquard Syndrome'
Brown-Séquard syndromeType: Term
Pronunciation: brūn′ sā-kahr′
1. syndrome with unilateral spinal cord lesions, proprioception loss and weakness occur ipsilateral to the lesion, while pain and temperature loss occur contralateral.
Synonyms: Brown-Séquard paralysis
The definition information for Brown-Séquard syndrome is provided by Stedman's. You can search our medical dictionary here.
Stedman's, part of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, provides a comprehensive line of health-science publications for healthcare professionals and medical students.