Korean J Sports Med.  2010 Dec;28(2):137-140.

Acute Cervical Myelopathy Due to Ruptured Disc During Leisure Sports Activity in Adjacent Segment

  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Chonbuk National University School of Medicine, Jeonju, Korea. osdr2815@naver.com


Acute cervical myelopathy is usually caused by fracture or fracture-dislocation of vertebra due to high energy trauma, not ruptured disc material. However, in this report, we present an unusual case that lead to severe neurological symptom such as motor weakness of upper and lower extremity during leisure sports activity in adjacent segment of previous anterior cervical fusion.


Cervical myelopathy; Leisure sports; Adjacent segment disease
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