We present three cases of Lhermitte's sign out of twenty consecutive cases of epidural spinal cord compression due to metastatic cancer. The three patients were diagnosed with epidural thoracic compressions. The literature on Lhermitte's sign is reviewed with emphasis on the differential diagnosis of this symptom in oncological patients.
- Lhermitte's sign
- metastatic spinal cord compression
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology
- Cancer Research