oa South African Medical Journal - Spinal atrophic paralysis : following lightning stroke
|Article Title||Spinal atrophic paralysis : following lightning stroke|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Late of King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban|
|Publication Date||Feb 1952|
|Pages||92 - 93|
|Keyword(s)||Lightning stroke and Spinal atrophic paralysis|
A case of spinal atrophic paralysis following lightning stroke has been descriptionbed and the resemblance to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis noted. The main pathological findings in death due to high voltage electrical currents, and the possible mechanism causing these injuries, has been discussed.
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