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What are the symptoms of a spinal tumor?

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Dr. Zachariah George
Neurosurgery 16 years experience
Depends: Tumor in the bone can present with just pain. However if it causes compression of the spinal cord or nerves it can present with paralysis, weakness, altered sensation, bowel/bladder incontinence etc. So basically depends on location along spinal column and whether or not it causes nerve or cord compression.

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