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Case#: 16       Positional Generation of Symptoms
         
Positional Generation of Symptoms
The recumbent image shows posterior disc protrusions at C5/6 and C6/7. Note the adequate CSF space anterior to the spinal cord The upright-flexion image shows draping of the spinal cord over the posteriorly protruding discs. The patient exhibited L´Hermitte´s sign* in the upright-flexion position.

* "electric shock like" symptom down the spine upon flexion of the neck.

 

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