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Spinal cord injury

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  1. Introduction: Spinal cord injury
  2. Causes (15 conditions)
  3. Combined symptoms

Spinal cord injury

Spinal cord injury: Spinal cord injury is listed as a symptom: see Spinal cord injury.

Causes of Spinal cord injury (Spinal cord injury): See detailed list of causes below.

Causes of Spinal cord injury (Spinal cord injury): See detailed list of causes below.

Spinal cord injury (medical symptom): 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

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Spinal cord injury (medical symptom): 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)

Causes of Spinal cord injury (Spinal cord injury)

The list of medical condition causes of Spinal cord injury (Spinal cord injury) includes:

All 15 causes of Spinal cord injury

Related Symptoms for Spinal cord injury

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Spinal cord injury (medical condition): For a medical symptom description of 'Spinal cord injury', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Spinal cord injury (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.

Spinal cord injury (medical condition): Spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord as a result of a direct trauma to the spinal cord itself or as a result of indirect damage to the bones and soft tissues and vessels surrounding the spinal cord.

Spinal cord injury: 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)

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