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Spinal cord compression

Introduction: Spinal cord compression

Description of Spinal cord compression

Spinal cord compression: Acute and chronic conditions characterized by external mechanical compression of the SPINAL CORD due to extramedullary neoplasm; EPIDURAL ABSCESS; SPINAL FRACTURES; bony deformities of the vertebral bodies; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations vary with the anatomic site of the lesion and may include localized pain, weakness, sensory loss, incontinence, and impotence.
Source: MeSH 2007

Spinal cord compression: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Spinal cord compression:

Terms associated with Spinal cord compression:

Terms Similar to Spinal cord compression:

  • Conus Medullaris Syndrome
  • Myelopathy, Compressive

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Spinal cord compression

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Spinal cord compression

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Spinal cord compression

The following list attempts to classify Spinal cord compression into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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  • Cerebellohypothalamic fibers
  • Cerebellolental
  • Cerebellomedullary
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