[…] sensory deficits - may be the least advanced form of the disease; - Brachialgia and cord syndrome: radicular pain in the upper extremity along with motor and/or sensory long-tract … signs. - Clinical Findings: - see: exam of spinal cord - presentation: ( Bertalanffy, et al ) - 61% presented with radicular symptoms - 16% had pure myelopathic symptoms … tractsigns, ambulatory Class IIIB Objective weakness, longtractsigns, non-ambulatory Japanese Orthopaedic Association Classification A point scoring system (17 total)
With pontine and cervicomedullary lesions, cranial nerve or longtractsigns are observed commonly. … tractsigns, and ataxia (of trunk and limbs). … tractsigns Ataxia Downbeating nystagmus and oculomyoclonus (medullary involvement) See Clinical Presentation for more detail.