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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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Spinal Cord Compression" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Spinal Cord Compression" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 130 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2010
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