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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Peripheral edema is a type of swelling in which excess fluids fall to the lowest part of the body, usually the legs and feet, according to eMedicineHealth. Since peripheral edema is gravity dependent, it may produce swel... More »

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Spinal stenosis describes a narrowing of the spinal canal and compression of spinal nerves, according to Spine-health.com. "Secondary to anterolisthesis" means the narrowing is due to spondylolisthesis, a condition in wh... More »

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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 »

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Spinal claudication is a condition where the patient experiences leg pain because of spinal stenosis, or a narrowing of the spinal canal, according to Spine-health. Unlike leg pain that's caused by vascular problems, cla... More »

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