Spinal cord compression

What is Spinal cord compression?

Spinal cord compression develops when the spinal cord is compressed by bone fragments from a vertebral fracture, a tumor, abscess, ruptured intervertebral disc. It is a medical emergency independent of its cause, requires swift diagnosis and treatment to prevent long-term disability due to irreversible spinal cord injury.

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hi i am under neurologist and now clinical phycologist too.. i was recently diagnosed with Benign hypermobility at 43yrs old and have quite a few...

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1. the common causes of spinal compression are osteoarthritis, abnormal spine alignment,Injury, tumor,bone diseases,Rheumatoid...

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Hi Doctor, I have been communicating with an orthopedic surgeon, Doctor XXXXXXX through your organization that has done an excellent job; yet I...

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Correlation of Cord compression and myelopathy

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