"Spinal Cord Compression" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
|Spinal Cord Compression
- Spinal Cord Compression
- Compression, Spinal Cord
- Compressions, Spinal Cord
- Spinal Cord Compressions
- Myelopathy, Compressive
- Compressive Myelopathy
- Spinal Cord Compression, Extramedullary
- Extramedullary Spinal Cord Compression
Conus Medullaris Syndrome
- Conus Medullaris Syndrome
- Conus Medullaris Syndromes
- Syndrome, Conus Medullaris
- Syndromes, Conus Medullaris
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