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How is a spinal cord injury typically diagnosed?

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Dr. Chintan Sampat
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple ways

A thorough history, physical examination, and review of the appropriate imaging studies can lead to a diagnosis of spinal cord injury.
Sometimes further nerve testing and spinal fluid sampling may be necessary.

In brief: Multiple ways

A thorough history, physical examination, and review of the appropriate imaging studies can lead to a diagnosis of spinal cord injury.
Sometimes further nerve testing and spinal fluid sampling may be necessary.
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Evaluation

By performing a history and physical exam and obtaining confirmatory imaging.

In brief: Evaluation

By performing a history and physical exam and obtaining confirmatory imaging.
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: History physical mri

In brief: History physical mri

Mri of spine.
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