International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023 | Rating: 4.9 / 10


Hirayama Disease - A Rare Case

Ashwin Pund [4] | Swapnil Sapre [4]


Abstract: 21 years old male brought by relatives with complaints of weakness of left upper limb which progressed slowly over a period of 2-3 years. Based on clinical findings and detain neurological examination with other contributing factors like age, sex and progression of a disease, high suspicion of Hirayama?s disease was made. On further investigation like MRI cervical spine in flexion and extension it was found that anterior shift of the cervical dural sac from the lamina at the C4-C7 region. On the basis of MRI findings; diagnosis of Hirayama?s disease was confirmed and patient was started on physiotherapy and neck extension exercises. Patient was asked for regular follow up in OPD and there was improvement in power of left upper limb on further follow up. Thus following case study presents a rare case of Hirayama's disease.


Keywords: Hirayama Disease


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,


Pages: 1878 - 1881


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