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Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

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Case Report, J Spine Neurosurg Vol: 5 Issue: 6

Pyramidal Syndrome: Clinical, Radiological and Neurophysiological Correlation

Fernández-Cuadros ME1*, Perez-Moro OS1, Goyzueta-San-Martín G1, Vázquez-Casares G2, Alejos-Herera MV2 and Cruz-Calvente C2
1Department of Rehabilitation, Santa Cristina’s University Hospital, Madrid and Santisima Trinidad Foundation’s Hospital, Spain
2Department of Rehabilitation, Salamanca’s University Healthcare Complex, Salamanca, Spain
Corresponding author : Marcos Edgar Fernández Cuadros
Department of Rehabilitation, Santa Cristina’s University Hospital, Madrid and Santisima, Trinidad Foundation’s Hospital, Salamanca, Spain
Tel: 0034620314558
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: June 21, 2016 Accepted: August 09, 2016 Published: August 17, 2016
Citation: Fernández-Cuadros ME, Perez-Moro OS, Goyzueta-San-Martín G, Vázquez-Casares G, Alejos-Herera MV, et al. (2016) Pyramidal Syndrome: Clinical, Radiological and Neurophysiological Correlation. J Spine Neurosurg 5:6. doi: 10.4172/2325-9701.1000242

Abstract

Pyramidal Syndrome (PS) produces unilateral pain on sciatic notch, irradiated to the sciatic nerve and elicited by Lasegue’s/FAIR signs. Pyramidal muscle (PM) is a rotator and adductor of the hip. There is 6.15% anatomical variance on sciatic nerve when crossing the PM. The entrapment of sciatic nerve by this muscle reproduces PS symptoms. There is controversy of PS as a disease entity, based on clinical, radiological ad neurophysiological assumptions. The objective of this paper is to present a 41 year old female with signs and symptoms of PS, and to characterize this syndrome based on clinical, radiological and electrophysiological exams. By doing this, we could suggest that in this case, PS is a disease entity with typical features.

Keywords: spine

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