Spinal cord edema is swelling due to excess fluids collecting in the spinal canal, either inside or outside the spinal cord. This swelling is often the result of injury or disease and may cause further damage to the spin... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms of myelomalacia of the spinal cord are usually quite subtle but may include back pain, high blood pressure, loss of function in the extremities, loss of sensation or partial paralysis, according to Dr. Stefano S... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Possible complications of spinal cord stimulation include allergic reactions to the implant, infection, bleeding and undesirable stimulation in the rib area due to nerve root involvement, reports Spine-health. Scar tissu... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging
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Laminectomy procedures are performed to treat pressure caused by bony overgrowths in the spinal canal, explains Mayo Clinic. The growths hinder the space in the spinal cord, which can lead to pain and muscle weakness. Th... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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