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Signs of Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome

Symptoms of Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome may include:

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

Signs or Symptoms of Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome:

In children, symptoms may include lesions, hairy patches, dimples, or fatty tumors on the lower back; foot and spinal deformities; weakness in the legs; low back pain; scoliosis; and incontinence. Tethered spinal cord syndrome may go undiagnosed until adulthood, when symptoms such as sensory and motor problems and loss of bowel and bladder control emerge. This delayed presentation of symptoms is related to the degree of strain placed on the spinal cord over time. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome 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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What are the signs of Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome?

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

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome signs or Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome 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 Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome symptoms.

 

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