Medical Dictionary: BSS


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BSS: Another name for Brown-Sequard Syndrome.
BSS (condition): Rare spinal cord lesion causing partial paralysis.

BSS: Brown-Sequard syndrome (BSS) is a rare neurological condition characterized by a lesion on the spinal cord which results in weakness or paralysis (hemiparaplegia) on one side of the body and a loss of sensation (hemianesthesia) on the opposite side. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Brown-Sequard Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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