Disease Information for Spinal cord disorders

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Anal sphincter/loss of tone/reflex
Bowel/Stool Incontinence
Constipation Children
Hypertonia
Leg/lower extremity pains
Muscle tone/decreased
Proximal muscle weakness
Twitchy/muscle spasms
Active reflexes
Ankle reflexes increased
Babinski's up-going toe reflex/unilateral
Babinski's upgoing toes/bilateral
Clonus
Clonus/bilateral ankle (sustained)
CNS symptoms/signs
Early flaccid paraplegia late spastic paraplegia/sign
Flaccid paralysis/legs
Gait disturbance/abnormality
Hyperreflexia/DTRs increased
Knee reflexes increased
Leg reflexes increased
Long tract signs
Myeloradiculopathy presentation/signs
Spasms in Both Legs
Spastic paralysis/signs
Spinal cord level lesion/signs
Unable to walk
Weak dorsiflexion/great toe/unilateral
Shallow breathing
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Backache
Chronic Back Pain
Spine pain/vertebral skeletal pain
Overflow incontinence
Urine Incontinence
Difficulty rising from chair
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Back pain Hyperreflexia Incontinence
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
MRI/Spinal cord abnormalities
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Anal Incontinence
Anhydrosis/Absent sweating/diffuse
Brown-Sequard syndrome
Eneuresis Bed Wetting
Horner's syndrome
Myelopathy manifestations/involvement
Paraplegia, spastic
Priapism/persistent erection
Respiratory muscle paralysis
Spinal cord lesion/dysfunction
Urinary bladder retention
Cervical Sympathetics Lesion
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Spinal cord disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Upper motor neuron disorder
Pathophysiology/Lung Ventilation Neuromuscular
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Muscle relaxant medication
Definition

Pathologic conditions which feature SPINAL CORD damage or dysfunction, including disorders involving the meninges and perimeningeal spaces surrounding the spinal cord. Traumatic injuries, vascular diseases, infections, and inflammatory/autoimmune processes may affect the spinal cord.

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