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Tracts, #s, SCI type

Tracts/SCI syndromes, #s

Ratio Scale Values represent real amount of attributes. Scale has a 0 point. Ex: Height, Weight
Ordinal Scale Rank-ordered with greater than/ less than relationship. Ex: sensation (normal>impaired>absent), spasticity, Balance, MMT Scores
Nominal Scale Elements assigned to mutually exclusive categories with no qualitative value. Named categories. Ex: Gender, Blood Type
Interval Scale Like ordinal (rank-order) but with known, equal distances between units and no zero point. Ex: Temperature
Corticospinal Tract (CST) MOTOR. Anterior CST = ipsilateral. Lateral CST= contralateral. Damage to CST = Babinski sign.
Spinothalamic Tract (ST) Anterior ST = light touch, pressure. Lateral ST = pain/temp
Anterior Cord Syndrome Loss of: motor (CST), pain/temp (lateral ST). MOI: Flexion
Posterior Cord Syndrome Loss of: pain/temp (lateral ST), proprioception, 2-pt discrimination, stereognosis (DCML). Motor Preserved.
Central Cord Syndrome Loss of: motor > sensory; UE > LE affected. MOI: Extension
Brown-Sequard Syndrome Ipsilateral Motor Loss, Loss of Vibration. Contralateral Pain/Temp Loss. MOI: Stab
DCML fine touch, vibration, proprioception
Created by: wooyeah