spinal root

spinal root

n.
Any of the roots of the accessory nerve that arise from the ventrolateral part of the first five segments of the spinal cord.
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Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is an inherited disorder characterized by formation of tumors (neurofibromas) involving nerve tissues in skin, subcutaneous tissues, cranial nerves, and spinal root nerves.
Localization helps in diagnosis: fasciculations can be generalised, in metabolic-toxic conditions, the benign fasciculation syndrome and degenerative disorders of anterior horn of spinal cord, as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; segmental, as in syringomyelia; or focal, affecting the muscles controlled by a nerve or spinal root.
4, 5) We noted during dissection that manual traction applied to the RCPma caused movement of the spinal root within several levels.
There were 1/20 patients that had bilateral findings, while only 2/1 reported having bilateral symptoms that supports SEPs having a higher sensitivity in detecting spinal root compression secondary to spinal stenosis.
Contrast enhancement in the spinal root at the lumbosacral level was revealed by magnetic resonance imaging.
Instead, instrumentation increases the intervertebral distance to predisease height, allows complete and longer lasting spinal root decompression, and maintains lordosis of the lumbar spine.
Her doctor diagnosed sciatica - caused by a disc pressing on the spinal root of the sciatic nerve - and prescribed pain-killers
5-1 mm in diameter) of parasites locate in the trigeminal ganglia, dorsal spinal root ganglia, and supramedullary cells (SMCs).
Unfortunately the building is not site-specific; its spinal root goes from nowhere to nowhere, and although it speaks of protection, its height entrains rain (which in New South Wales usually comes at 45[degrees] as it is accompanied by wind).
Many of the major complications of type 1 in adulthood are secondary to spinal cord or spinal root impingement by neurofibromas, meningiomas, or shwannomas.
It can grow exophytic above and below the dura of spinal cord (extremely rare intramedullary) or involve the spinal root and interfere its fibers.