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  • spinal cord
  • spinal cord that part of the central nervous system lodged in the vertebral canal, extending from the foramen magnum to the upper part of the lumbar region. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • a spinal cord. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The most severe type of a BPI is an avulsion, in which the nerve is torn from the spinal cord, effectively leaving a hole. (willenslaw.com)
  • This hole disrupts signals that are being transmitted along the spinal cord. (willenslaw.com)
  • When damage spans the whole of the brachial nerve connections to the spinal cord, the injury is termed as a "pan injury. (willenslaw.com)
  • The authors believe that patients with os odontoideum are at risk for future spinal cord compromise. (thejns.org)
  • The spinal cord may be injured anteriorly by the ossicle if there is excessive movement on extension or posteriorly by the posterior ring of C-1 if there is too much movement on flexion. (thejns.org)
  • Sagittal T2-weighted MR image in a patient with os odontoideum showing the typical appearance and location of spinal cord change thought to be indicative of injury. (thejns.org)
  • The C1-os complex is retrolisthesed with the patient's head in a neutral position, reducing the space available for the spinal cord. (thejns.org)
  • presence
  • Two studies by Larson et al however concluded that despite these associations there was no added risk of adverse neonatal outcome and that the risk of an antepartum stillbirth was not increased in the presence of a nuchal cord entanglement. (fetalsono.com)
  • The authors concluded that nuchal cord at birth has significant association with subclinical defects in both mental and psychomotor performance at 1 year, especially in the presence of the above-mentioned complicating factors. (fetalsono.com)
  • UTERUS
  • gubernacular cord a portion of the gubernaculum testis or of the round ligament of the uterus that develops in the inguinal crest and adjoining body wall. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • adverse
  • Perhaps the most important and controversial issue raised with nuchal cords is whether there is an adverse effect on perinatal and neonatal outcome. (fetalsono.com)
  • vessels
  • spermatic cord the structure extending from the abdominal inguinal ring to the testis, comprising the pampiniform plexus, nerves, ductus deferens, testicular artery, and other vessels. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • particularly
  • This part is particularly interesting as it explains how it is not usually an issue unless you have a particularly short cord. (bubhub.com.au)
  • once
  • Virtually every sonologist will at least once in their career be confronted with the sonographic finding of a nuchal cord. (fetalsono.com)