Definitions for "Central cord syndrome"
Hematoma or contusion in the center of the spinal cord that can develop following a cervical hyperextension injury.
Affects the cervical region of the cord and results from damage to part of the spine.
Incomplete lesion usually at the cervical level. Feeling is less affected than movement, but bladder and sexual function are often only slightly affected and some people will be able to walk to some extent.