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WHAT IS A LESION ON THE SPINAL CORD

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcel Hungs
Neurology 26 years experience
Serious: This s an abnormal tissue growth in the spinal cord. It may be caused by trauma (swelling), multiple sclerosis, a tumor or infection. This require an ... Read More
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Mass on spinal cord: This refers to a mass that is pushing on the spinal cord.This can include a blood clot, a tumor, a piece of ruptured disc, or even bone fragments (for... Read More
Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 48 years experience
Abnormality: Any abnormality that occupies a space that normally is occupied by spinal cord in above reference.. It usually refers to a suspicious tumor but could ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
T8 lesion: A lesion at T8 may cause numbness from the waist down, weakness of the legs, increased reflexes in the legs, urinary retention, or constipation. The ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
Neurology 13 years experience
Depends how earlier: Inflammation by definition implies that there is an active injury and healing process occurring. Spinal cord lesions can result from car accidents, b... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Hard call: You have my sympathy. It is often difficult to tell ms / devic's from a tumor just on scan. A neurosurgeon knows how to biopsy and when not to. Get to... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Variable, but: Typical results of a stroke affecting brainstem and rostral structures, could see focal weakness over unilateral arm and leg, with possible problem wi... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Get seen now!: Fainting is NOT normal. Call your doc or get seen now.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Lesion: Hard to know exactly, not enough information is given; However the doctors in the hospital will ,most likely ,run more tests to find out why and where... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care 42 years experience
Neuropathy: I am not certain what our question is, but if it concerns possible neurological sequellae following surgery, then, yes, it is possible to have altered... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
Radiology 24 years experience
Spinal cord lesions: The differential diagnosis of ms like lesions in the cord include: spinal cord neoplasms (eg, astrocytomas, ependymomas), sarcoidosis, transverse myel... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Spinal tumor: I would suggest you contact a center witt expertise in spinal tumors MD Anderson in the US that deal with of cancer has extensive expertise in ser... Read More

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