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*  Spinal cord injury
SCI may occur in intervertebral disc disease, and spinal cord vascular disease. Spontaneous bleeding can occur within or ... At each level of the spinal column, spinal nerves branch off from either side of the spinal cord and exit between a pair of ... If an unstable spinal column injury is moved, damage may occur to the spinal cord. Between 3 and 25% of SCIs occur not at the ... Multiple sclerosis is a disease that can damage the spinal cord, as can infectious or inflammatory conditions such as ...
*  Spinal anaesthesia
If surgery allows, spinal anaesthesia is very useful in patients with severe respiratory disease such as COPD as it avoids ... Spinal anaesthesia (or spinal anesthesia), also called spinal block, subarachnoid block, intradural block and intrathecal block ... Also, injection of spinal anaesthesia higher than the level of L1 can cause damage to the spinal cord, and is therefore usually ... Differences include: A spinal anaesthetic delivers drug to the intrathecal space (the CSF), and acts on the spinal cord ...
*  Spinal tumor
... which tend to be wrongly attributed to more common and benign degenerative spinal diseases. Spinal cord compression is commonly ... Spinal tumors are neoplasms located in the spinal cord. Extradural tumors are more common than intradural neoplasms. Depending ... It may prompt a bone scan to confirm or exclude spinal metastasis. Rapid identification and intervention of malignant spinal ... which in early stages mimic more common and benign degenerative spinal diseases. MRI and bone scanning are used for diagnostic ...
*  Cervical spinal stenosis
... is a bone disease involving the narrowing of the spinal canal at the level of the neck. It is ... Cervical spinal stenosis is one of the most common forms of spinal stenosis, along with lumbar spinal stenosis (which occurs at ... Cervical spinal stenosis is a condition involving narrowing of the spinal canal at the level of the neck. It is frequently due ... Cervical spinal stenosis can be far more dangerous by compressing the spinal cord. Cervical canal stenosis may lead to serious ...
*  Cervical spine disorder
Blood work might be utilized in addition to radiographic imaging in order to identify spinal cord diseases. Basic imaging ... Cerebrovascular disease Cerebrovascular disease is a type of cervical spine disorder that can cause tetraplegia. Subaxial ... Blunt cervical spine trauma as a cause of spinal cord injury and delayed cortical blindness. Spinal Cord. Retrieved from http ... This is because as one ages spinal discs that absorb any type of shock wear out increasing elders' chances of developing ...
*  Spinal stenosis
"Spinal Stenosis". National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. 11 April 2017. Retrieved 19 December ... Spinal stenosis is an abnormal narrowing of the spinal canal or neural foramen that results in pressure on the spinal cord or ... or the spinal cord. The most common forms are cervical spinal stenosis, which are at the level of the neck, and lumbar spinal ... A spinal tap is performed in the low back with dye injected into the spinal fluid. X-Rays are performed followed by a CT scan ...
*  Myelopathy
When due to trauma, it is known as (acute) spinal cord injury. When inflammatory, it is known as myelitis. Disease that is ... spinal stenosis) ultimately causing compression of the spinal cord. In Asian populations, spinal cord compression often occurs ... As the disease is thought to be progressive, this may impact negatively on outcome. Once the clinical diagnosis myelopathy has ... The best way of visualising the spinal cord is Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Apart from T1 and T2 MRI images, which are ...
*  Spinal disease
There are many recognized spinal diseases, some more common than others. Spinal disease also includes cervical spine diseases, ... Some other spinal diseases include Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Spina Bifida, ... Primary spinal tumors begin in either the spinal cord or spinal column, whereas secondary spinal tumors begin elsewhere and ... This disease is less common in younger people as it is usually a function of aging. Scoliosis is a common spinal disease in ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Muscle Diseases: Spinal Muscular Atrophy
SMA causes lower motor neurons in the base of the brain and the spinal cord to disintegrate, preventing them from delivering ... All forms of the disease affect specialized nerve cells called motor neurons, which control the movement of voluntary muscles. ... Spinal muscular atrophy is a term for a group of inherited neuromuscular diseases. ... Spinal muscular atrophy is a term for a group of inherited neuromuscular diseases. All forms of the disease affect specialized ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Spinal Cord
Traumatic injuries, vascular diseases, infections, and inflammatory/autoimmune processes may affect the spinal cord. ... including disorders involving the meninges and perimeningeal spaces surrounding the spinal cord. ... Pathologic conditions which feature spinal cord damage or dysfunction, ... Spinal Injuries Association Offers a Spinal Chat Room, a Bulletin Board and factsheets for people with spinal injuries, ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Spinal Cord: Compression
... spinal fractures; bony deformities of the vertebral bodies; and other conditions. ... Acute and chronic conditions characterized by external mechanical compression of the spinal cord due to extramedullary neoplasm ... Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Peripheral Nervous System Nerve Compression Syndromes ... Acute and chronic conditions characterized by external mechanical compression of the spinal cord due to extramedullary neoplasm ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Spinal Cord: Arachnoiditis
Chronic inflammation of the arachnoid membrane surrounding the spinal cord, resulting in severe pain and disability. Causes ... Chronic inflammation of the arachnoid membrane surrounding the spinal cord, resulting in severe pain and disability. Causes ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Spinal Cord: Paraplegia
Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Trauma and Injuries Spinal Cord Injury ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Spinal Cord: Tabes Dorsalis
The slowly progressive degeneration of the spinal cord that occurs in the late (tertiary) phase of syphilis a decade or more ... The slowly progressive degeneration of the spinal cord that occurs in the late (tertiary) phase of syphilis a decade or more ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Spinal Cord: Epidural Abscess
... the outer membrane covering of the brain and spinal cord) and the bones of the skull or spine. ... the outer membrane covering of the brain and spinal cord) and the bones of the skull or spine. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Spinal Cord: Paraplegia: Organizations
Aims to find a cure for paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury and to help victims walk again. ... Dedicated to finding a cure for spinal cord injuries and establishing a rehabilitation clinic. Go-kart racing events raise ... UK organization providing information and support for those affected by spinal cord injury, their families and friends. ... Organizations involved with spinal cord injured people. ... Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Spinal ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Spinal Cord: Spinocerebellar Degenerations
A heterogenous group of degenerative syndromes marked by progressive cerebellar dysfunction either in isolation or combined with other neurologic manifestations.
*  Wobbler disease
"Acute Spinal Disease" (PDF). Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference. Retrieved 2007-02-19. "Spinal Cord ... The disease tends to be gradually progressive. Symptoms such as weakness, ataxia, and dragging of the toes start in the rear ... The disease progresses to the front legs, but the symptoms are less severe. Neck pain is sometimes seen. Symptoms are usually ... The spinal-cord hyperintensity seen at the C5-C6 is suggestive of chronic lesion and most likely responsible for the chronic ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Spinal Cord: Spinocerebellar Degenerations: Friedreich's Ataxia
An autosomal recessive disease, usually of childhood onset, characterized pathologically by degeneration of the spinocerebellar ... Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Spinal Cord Spinocerebellar Degenerations Friedreich's Ataxia 8 ... An autosomal recessive disease, usually of childhood onset, characterized pathologically by degeneration of the spinocerebellar ...
*  Ivan Makarovich Orbeliani
She was a close friend of Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna (Alix of Hesse). She died of a progressive spinal disease. Prince Dmitry ...
*  Walter Wren
He suffered severe disability from a spinal disease contracted there. He became a teacher and, at Wren and Gurney, the crammer ...
*  DFINE, Inc.
DFINE developed products for the treatment of spinal diseases using a radiofrequency platform. The platform covers two ... As of 2014, the system has been used to treat more than 15,000 spinal fractures worldwide. The STAR Tumor Ablation System is an ... "DFine treatment OKd for spinal cancer". San Jose Business Journal. 4 October 2010. Retrieved 5 May 2014. Jennings, J.; W. ... development of minimally invasive therapeutic devices built upon a radiofrequency platform for the treatment of spinal diseases ...
*  Edward Harrison (physician)
He also founded the first infirmary for spinal diseases in London in 1837. He was a member of the Royal Society. Edward ... in persons affected with spinal diseases. London Medical and Physical Journal, 1820. Andrew Wear. Medicine in society, page 232 ... ISBN 978-0-521-33639-0. Weiner MF, Silver JR (September 2008). "Edward Harrison and the treatment of spinal deformities in the ...
*  Maung Thaw Ka
... a spinal disease. A severe beating during a hunger strike in Insein on 25 September 1990 left him paralysed. He received only a ... At the time he entered Insein Jail, Maung Thaw Ka was already suffering from a chronic disease that was laying his muscles to ...
*  Jennie Carter
Carter had a younger sister, who died of a spinal disease at ten. Carter later wrote in The Elevator of how bad she had felt ...
*  Split hand syndrome
... such as spinal muscular atrophy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, poliomyelitis and progressive muscular atrophy. A slow onset and ... It has been proposed as a relatively specific sign for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease). It can also ... Schelhaas HJ, van de Warrenburg BP, Kremer HP, Zwarts MJ (December 2003). "The "split hand" phenomenon: evidence of a spinal ... Wilbourn AJ, Sweeney PJ (1994). "Dissociated wasting of medial and lateral hand muscles with motor neuron disease". Can J ...
*  Franz Xaver Nachtmann
He died on December 17, 1846 after eight years of suffering a spinal disease. Hyacinth Holland (1880), "Nachtmann, Franz Xaver ...