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Spinal cord injury: spinal cord injury causes myelopathy or damage to white matter or myelinated fiber tracts that carry sensation and motor signals to and from the brain. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Spinal cord injury, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Spinal cord injury (SCI) occurs when a traumatic event results in damage to cells within the spinal cord or severs the nerve tracts that relay signals up and down the spinal cord. The most common types of SCI include contusion (bruising of the spinal cord) and compression (caused by pressure on the spinal cord). Other types of injuries include lacerations (severing or tearing of some nerve fibers, such as damage caused by a gun shot wound), and central cord syndrome (specific damage to the corticospinal tracts of the cervical region of the spinal cord). (Source: excerpt from NINDS Spinal Cord Injury Information Page: NINDS)
Spinal cord injury (SCI) occurs when a traumatic event results in damage to... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Spinal Cord Injury Information Page: NINDS)
Damage inflicted on any part of the spinal cord as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
- (Source - CRISP)
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