Disease Information for Acute compression myelopathy syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal Pain
Decreased bowel sounds
Leg/lower extremity pains
Flaccid muscle paralysis
Myeloradiculopathy presentation/signs
Neurological symptoms/signs
Paralysis
Sensory defects/lower extremities
Sensory loss/lower body/cord level
Spinal cord level lesion/signs
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Backache
Spine pain/vertebral skeletal pain
Overflow incontinence
Urine Incontinence
Urine Retention Signs
Falling
Falling/in the elderly/complaint
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Cancer
Patient/Multiple myeloma
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
MRI/Spine/vertebral STIR sequence
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Poliomyelitis, acute
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute compression myelopathy/syndrome
Paraparesis
Paraplegia
Spinal cord lesion/dysfunction
Urinary bladder retention
Acute Urinary Retention
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Spinal cord disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Definition

It is defined as the damage done to the cord as a result of compression of any cause.

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