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SPINAL CORD COMPRESSION
Tissue response is gliosis, demyelination and axonal loss.
Vasogen oedema exacerbates parenchymal pressure.
Thus causing increased parenchymal pressure.
There is mass impinges on the spinal cord.
Leading to rapid progression of destruction.
Condition that occurs due to mechanical spinal cord compression.
Hemiation of intervertebral disc
X-ray of spinal cord
CT- scan or MRI
Assist with exercises
Provide nutritional supplements
Administer Non corticosteroid anti- inflammatory drugs as prescribed for pain
Health educate patient on condition
Signs and symptoms
Loss of sensation in feet
Foot drop and loss of sexual ability
Numbness and cramping in hands and legs
Trouble with hand coordination
Spreading burning pain to arms buttocks and legs
Loss of bladder and bowel control
Pain and stiffness in neck and back