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Central Cord
Resulting from hyperextension injuries and presenting as more upper extremity deficits vs. lower extremities
Brown-Sequard
Hemi-section of the cord resulting in ipsilateral spastic paralysis and loss of position sense and contralateral loss of pain and thermal sense.
Anterior Cord
Caused by flexion injuries; motor function, pain, and temperature sensation are lost bilaterally below the lesion
Conus Medullaris
Injury of the sacral cord and lumbar nerve roots resulting in lower extremity motor and sensory loss and a relfexic bowel and bladder
Cauda Equina
Injury at the L1 level and below resulting in a lower motor neuron lesion; flaccid paralysis with no spinal reflex activity.