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Devastating Cause of Low Back Pain: A Case of Spinal Cord and Vertebral Body Infarction

  • Lok-Hang Yeung
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    Corresponding author: Lok-Hang Yeung, MBChB, FRCR, Department of Radiology and Organ Imaging, United Christian Hospital, 130 Hip Wo Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Tel.(Office): +852 39496554
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    Department of Radiology and Organ Imaging, United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong
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      A 62-year-old male presented with sudden onset low back pain and bilateral lower limb weakness while playing Mahjong continuously for an hour. There was no history of trauma. He was a chronic smoker with hypertension and hypercholesterolemia but was not on any regular medication. He had no known family history of neurological or autoimmune disease.

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