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What is Spinal Cord Disorders?

What is Spinal Cord Disorders?

  • Spinal Cord Disorders: Any condition that affects the spinal cord.
  • Spinal Cord Disorders: Pathologic conditions which feature SPINAL CORD damage or dysfunction, including disorders involving the meninges and perimeningeal spaces surrounding the spinal cord. Traumatic injuries, vascular diseases, infections, and inflammatory/autoimmune processes may affect the spinal cord.
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Spinal Cord Disorders: Introduction

Types of Spinal Cord Disorders:

Types of Spinal Cord Disorders:

Broader types of Spinal Cord Disorders:

How serious is Spinal Cord Disorders?

Complications of Spinal Cord Disorders: see complications of Spinal Cord Disorders

What causes Spinal Cord Disorders?

Causes of Spinal Cord Disorders: see causes of Spinal Cord Disorders

What are the symptoms of Spinal Cord Disorders?

Symptoms of Spinal Cord Disorders: see symptoms of Spinal Cord Disorders

Complications of Spinal Cord Disorders: see complications of Spinal Cord Disorders

Spinal Cord Disorders: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Spinal Cord Disorders.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Spinal Cord Disorders.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Spinal Cord Disorders: Orthopedic Surgeon, Neurologist, Physiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Spinal Cord Disorders.
Treatments for Spinal Cord Disorders: see treatments for Spinal Cord Disorders
Research for Spinal Cord Disorders: see research for Spinal Cord Disorders

Society issues for Spinal Cord Disorders


Hospitalization statistics for Spinal Cord Disorders: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Spinal Cord Disorders:

  • 0.005% (612) of hospital consultant episodes were for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 84% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 26.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves and spinal cord at neck level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Spinal Cord Disorders:

Organs and body systems related to Spinal Cord Disorders include:

Name and Aliases of Spinal Cord Disorders

Main name of condition: Spinal Cord Disorders

Other names or spellings for Spinal Cord Disorders:

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Spinal Cord Disorders: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Spinal Cord Disorders:

 

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