Klassifikation neurologischer Ausfälle nach nach Wirbelsäulenverletzungen nach Frankel et al.

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A "Complete"Lesion is found to be complete both motor and sensory below the segmental level marked.
 
B "Sensory only"
Some sensation present below the level of the lesion but that the motor paralysis is complete below that level.
 
C "Motor Useless" Some motor power present below the lesion but it is of no practical use to the patient.
 
D "Motor Useful"
Useful motor power below the level of the lesion. Patients in this group could move the lower limbs and any could walk, with or without aids.
 
E "Recovery" Patient is free of neurological symptoms, i.e. no weakness, no sensory loss, no sphincter disturbance. Abnormal reflexis may have been present.