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Van Dyken-Rouen prognosis unclear

Updated: June 13, 2014, 8:51 PM ET
Associated Press

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Six-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen is still paralyzed a week after severing her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident, though doctors are not sure if it will be permanent.

Van Dyken-Rouen has been active on social media since her June 6 accident and on Friday used a post on Twitter to refute a report about her condition. She had another on Instagram saying she will not require more surgery.

"I just heard a rumor that I'm not paralyzed ...

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