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Hypotensive central infarction of the spinal cord.
  1. P C Blumbergs,
  2. E Byrne


    A case of selective necrosis of the central grey matter of the caudal spinal cord secondary to severe prolonged hypotension is presented. The hypotension was due to localised dissection of the ascending aorta which did not interfere structurally with any of the spinal cord vasculature.

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