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Signs of Spinal cord injury

Symptoms of Spinal cord injury

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Spinal cord injury may include:

Note that Spinal cord injury symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Spinal cord injury signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Spinal cord injury:

Severe SCI often causes paralysis (loss of control over voluntary movement and muscles of the body) and loss of sensation and reflex function below the point of injury, including autonomic activity such as breathing and other activities such as bowel and bladder control. Other symptoms such as pain or sensitivity to stimuli, muscle spasms, and sexual dysfunction may develop over time. SCI patients are also prone to develop secondary medical problems, such as bladder infections, lung infections, and bed sores. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Spinal Cord Injury Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Spinal cord injury:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Spinal cord injury article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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These general reference articles may be related to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:

What are the signs of Spinal cord injury?

The phrase "signs of Spinal cord injury" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Spinal cord injury that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Spinal cord injury" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Spinal cord injury.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Spinal cord injury. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Spinal cord injury has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Spinal cord injury signs or Spinal cord injury symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Spinal cord injury may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Spinal cord injury symptoms.


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