Mantle Edge Syndrome

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Classification according to ICD-10
G82.2 Paraparesis
G83.1 Paralysis, leg
ICD-10 online (WHO version 2019)

The mantle edge syndrome is damage to the cerebrum in the area of ​​the mantle edge in the precentral gyrus with paresis and sensory disorders of the leg on the opposite side, with bilateral damage paraparesis of the legs.


Possible causes are a parasagittal meningioma , brain metastases , a circulatory disorder due to ischemia or an occlusion of the anterior cerebral artery or a thrombosis of the superior sagittal sinus .

Clinical manifestations

Clinical indications are:

Furthermore, faecal incontinence can sometimes occur , and in the case of bilateral damage, acute paraplegic symptoms can also occur.

Individual evidence

  1. a b Willibald Pschyrembel : Clinical Dictionary , 266th, updated edition, de Gruyter, Berlin 2014, ISBN 978-3-11-033997-0, keyword mantle edge syndrome
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