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Autonomic dysreflexia associated with cervical spinal cord gliofibroma: case report
Background Autonomic dysreflexia (AD) is an abnormal reflex of the autonomic nervous system normally observed in patients with spinal cord injury from the sixth thoracic vertebra and above. AD causes various symptoms including paroxysmal hypertension due to stimulus. Here, we report a case of recurrent AD associated with cervical spinal cord tumor. Case presentation The patient was a 57-year-old man. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed an intramedullary lesion in the C2, C6, and high Th12doi:10.1186/s12883-021-02271-z pmid:34187375 fatcat:zp6l4saykjhbromo6radzr65gy