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Table 1 Neurological assessment: American Spinal Injury (ASIA) scale

From: A case report: white cord syndrome following anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: importance of prompt diagnosis and treatment

  Motor Gr (Rt/Lt)Sensory Gr (Rt/Lt)ASIA impairment scale
Before first operationL2, Hip flexors5/52/2E
L3, Knee extensors5/52/2
L4, Ankle dorsiflexors5/52/2
L5, Long toe extensiors5/52/2
S1, Ankle Plantar flexors5/52/2
After first operationL2, Hip flexors0/00/0A
L3, Knee extensors0/00/0
L4, Ankle dorsiflexors0/00/0
L5, Long toe extensiors0/00/0
S1, Ankle Plantar flexors0/00/0
After second operation (1 day)L2, Hip flexors4/41/1D
L3, Knee extensors4/41/1
L4, Ankle dorsiflexors4/41/1
L5, Long toe extensiors4/41/1
S1, Ankle Plantar flexors4/41/1
After second operation (14 days)L2, Hip flexors5/52/2E
L3, Knee extensors5/52/2
L4, Ankle dorsiflexors5/52/2
L5, Long toe extensiors5/52/2
S1, Ankle Plantar flexors5/52/2