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The spinal cord is a long, thin, tubular bundle of nervous tissue and support cells that extends from the brain. The brain and spinal cord together make up the central nervous system. Enclosed within, and protected by, the...
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Spinal cord injuries cause myelopathy or damage to white matter or ... Transverse myelitis, resulting from spinal cord stroke, inflammation, or other causes. ...
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spinal cord n. The thick, whitish cord of nerve tissue that extends from the medulla oblongata down through the spinal column and from which the
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More about Spinal Cord Injury: Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Prevention Resources Spinal Cord Injury Definition Spinal cord injury
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The spinal cord is the main pathway for information connecting the brain and ... The nerve fibers enter the spinal cord through the dorsal root. ...
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Learn about spinal cord injury and back trauma including treatment options and prognosis for individuals who suffer this injury.
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What Is a Spinal Cord Injury? ... Injuries can occur at any level of the spinal cord. ... Because the spinal cord acts as the main information pathway between ...
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what is Spinal Cord Injury? ... What is the spinal cord and the vertebra? The spinal cord is about 18 inches long and extends from the base of the brain, ...
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Find out what a tethered cord is, the signs and symptons, diagnostic tests, treatment, and common causes of tethering of the spinal cord.
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Lack of blood flow to the spinal cord either by compression or disruption has ... Compression of the spinal cord from blood clots, fractured bones, bending or ...
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b) Intramedullary tumors are the commonest spinal cord tumors in children. ... Spinal cord astrocytomas are graded according to the same WHO criteria, used for ...
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A minor injury can cause spinal cord trauma if the spine is weakened (such as ... The accumulation of blood or fluid can compress the spinal cord and damage it. ...
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Clinical evidence in regards to the treatment of Spinal Cord Injury using stem cells. ... Spinal cord injuries constitute some of the most debilitating of conditions. ...
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According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, as many as 450,000 ... The severity of an injury depends on the part of the spinal cord that is affected. ...
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The spinal cord itself has "neurological" segmental levels which ... 1. Spinal cord and vertebral ... Spinal cord segmental levels are defined by their roots but ...
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The main function of the spinal cord is transmission of ... The human spinal cord extends from the medulla oblongata and continues through ...
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Explains what Spinal Cord Injury is, describes treatment options, and offers a list of support organizations.
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... of the Spinal Cord. Perhaps the feature of spinal cord tumors that distinguishes ... In general spinal cord signs that progress over more than a 2-week period ...
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