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(M1.NE.77) A patient with a known spinal cord ependymoma presents to his neurologist for a check up. He complains that he has had difficulty walking, which he attributes to left leg weakness. On exam, he is noted to have 1/5 strength in his left lower extremity, as well as decreased vibration and position sensation in the left lower extremity and decreased pain and temperature sensation in the right lower extremity. Which of the following spinal cord lesions is most consistent with his presentation? Topic Review Topic

1. Left-sided Brown-Sequard (hemisection)
2. Right-sided Brown-Sequard (hemisection)
3. Anterior cord syndrome
4. Posterior cord syndrome
5. Syringomelia

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