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  • abnormal
  • Syringomyelia is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the cavity that runs down the middle of the spinal cord. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Signs of nervous system disease, such as abnormal reflexes (involuntary actions) and faecal or urinary incontinence, begin to develop. (enetmd.com)
  • deterioration
  • When this fluid-filled sac enlarges and presses against the spinal cord from within, the result is a progressive neurologic deterioration. (chicagotribune.com)
  • This is followed by the slow progressive loss of memory and cognitive and intellectual functions, leading to the deterioration of physical functioning and incapacitation. (enetmd.com)
  • ALS belongs to a wider group of disorders known as motor neuron diseases, which are caused by gradual deterioration (degeneration) and death of motor neurons. (medicinenet.com)
  • infection
  • The study also showed no evidence of a link between higher levels of CMV infection and levels of amyloid-beta - an imperfect marker of Alzheimer's but still the hallmark of the disease that most researchers consider the best indicator. (yahoo.com)
  • The World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have strict infection control guidelines to prevent iatrogenic CJD. (restonhospital.com)
  • Oxygen at high pressure can enhance tissue function and fight infection, under certain conditions. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • signs
  • CWD is a slowly progressing disease and is harbored in an infected animal long before the animal shows signs. (tn.gov)
  • accompany
  • Cervical disc degeneration and the associated inflammation and bony overgrowths that accompany it may lead to the narrowing of the spinal canal. (spine-health.com)
  • N ew animal studies provide additional support for investigating stem cell treatments for Parkinson's disease, head trauma, and dangerous heart problems that accompany spinal cord injury, according to research findings released today. (brainjurycure.org)
  • delicate
  • The delicate spinal cord provides crucial information to the rest of the body from the brain and cannot heal itself. (wagwalking.com)
  • The vertebral column houses the spinal cord, protecting it from immediate contact, which would otherwise damage it due to its delicate construct. (laws.com)
  • As previously stated, the delicate construct of the spinal cord allows for it to be damaged quite easily under specific circumstances. (laws.com)
  • diagnosis
  • Despite the stresses of the diagnosis and the demands of treatment, these families benefited from disease-modifying treatments, and most students had adapted successfully to the demands of school,' Cross said. (news-medical.net)