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What are potential complications of spinal cord trauma?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Many

In the acute period: further loss of cord function, pneumonia, blood clots, pressure sores, urinary tract infections, acute depression.
Later on: urinary tract infection, pressure sores, autonomic dysreflexia (severe high blood pressure), fractures and deformity of the paralyzed limbs, osteoporosis, depression.

In brief: Many

In the acute period: further loss of cord function, pneumonia, blood clots, pressure sores, urinary tract infections, acute depression.
Later on: urinary tract infection, pressure sores, autonomic dysreflexia (severe high blood pressure), fractures and deformity of the paralyzed limbs, osteoporosis, depression.
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