compressive myelopathy

com·pres·sive my·e·lop·a·thy

destruction of spinal cord tissue caused by pressure from neoplasms, hematomas, or other masses.
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10] administered G-CSF for 15 adult patients with worsening symptoms of compressive myelopathy in a clinical trial.
The objective of the present study was to determine the frequency of causes of non-traumatic compressive myelopathy on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in patients with paraplegia / quadriplegia.
sup][1],[2] Compressive myelopathy due to collaterals in the spinal cord is a very unusual presentation, and few reports have been reported worldwide.
Obviously, in order for cord compressive myelopathy to be present, there must be, at a minimum, physical indentation of the spinal cord.
In patients with compressive myelopathy secondary to ossification of PLL and/or LF, fluorosis should be considered as a possible cause, especially in endemic regions.
Chronic cervical compressive myelopathy in horses: clinical correlations with spinal cord alterations.
Increased signal intensity of the spinal cord onmagnetic resonance images in cervical compressive myelopathy.
The herniated disk material causes signs of acute, compressive myelopathy.
There was a significant intra-spinal component causing a compressive myelopathy of the cervical spine (Fig.
A 35-year-old nonsmoking, nonalcoholic man presented to the neurology office with a 3-month history of signs and symptoms of compressive myelopathy.
For example, Browder and collegues (5) recently reported using intermittent cervical traction and manipulation of the thoracic spine, to manage 7 (acute and chronic) cervical pain patients with grade 1 cervical compressive myelopathy attributed to a herniated disc; treatment showed benefit with no adverse events.
Adults with neurofibromatosis frequently have multiple nerve root tumors that may cause progressive compressive myelopathy.