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Spinal Cord Compression

"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.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Spinal Cord Compression" by people in this website by year, and whether "Spinal Cord Compression" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 27 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2013
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