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What is Myelopathy?

What is Myelopathy?

  • Myelopathy: Myelopathy is any disease process that effects the spinal cord.
  • Myelopathy: 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.
    Source - Diseases Database

Myelopathy: Introduction

Types of Myelopathy:

Broader types of Myelopathy:

How serious is Myelopathy?

Complications of Myelopathy: see complications of Myelopathy

What causes Myelopathy?

Causes of Myelopathy: see causes of Myelopathy

What are the symptoms of Myelopathy?

Symptoms of Myelopathy: see symptoms of Myelopathy

Complications of Myelopathy: see complications of Myelopathy

Can anyone else get Myelopathy?

More information: see contagiousness of Myelopathy
Inheritance: see inheritance of Myelopathy

Myelopathy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myelopathy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myelopathy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Myelopathy: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Myelopathy.
Treatments for Myelopathy: see treatments for Myelopathy

Name and Aliases of Myelopathy

Main name of condition: Myelopathy

Other names or spellings for Myelopathy:

Spinal cord disease Source - Diseases Database

Myelopathy: Related Conditions

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