Collaborative Hypertext of Radiology
acute spinal cord compression
Signs and symptoms of cord compression show progression within
24 hours or less:
- autonomic dysfunction
- sensory loss
REF: MacNeil BJ, Abrams HL. Brigham and Women's Hospital Handbook
of Diagnostic Imaging. Chapter 35.
- Primary or secondary malignancy of epidural space or vertebrae
- Inflammatory process
Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD - 2 February 1995
Last updated: 1 October 2013
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