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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2013, Article ID 697918, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/697918
Case Report

“White Cord Syndrome” of Acute Tetraplegia after Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion for Chronic Spinal Cord Compression: A Case Report

1Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University and Institute for Modern & Innovative Surgery (iMIS), 1100 W. Oakland Park Boulevard, Suite No. 3, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA
2iMIS Surgery, 1100 W. Oakland Park Boulevard, Suite No. 3, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA
3LES Society, 300 E. Oakland Park Boulevard, Suite 502, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334, USA

Received 11 December 2012; Accepted 31 December 2012

Academic Editors: Y. J. Chen, K. Erler, R. A. Gosselin, and M. Pirpiris

Copyright © 2013 Kingsley R. Chin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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