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myelopathy

 [mi″ĕ-lop´ah-the]
1. any functional disturbance or pathological change in the spinal cord; often used to denote nonspecific lesions, as opposed to myelitis.
2. pathological bone marrow changes. adj., adj myelopath´ic.
ascending myelopathy myelopathy that progresses along the spinal cord towards the head.
cervical myelopathy compression myelopathy of the cervical spinal cord, a common complication of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
compression myelopathy myelopathy due to pressure on the spinal cord, as from a tumor.
cystic myelopathy syringomyelia.
descending myelopathy myelopathy that progresses along the spinal cord towards the hips.
spondylotic cervical myelopathy myelopathy secondary to encroachment of cervical spondylosis upon a congenitally small cervical spinal canal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

my·e·lop·a·thy

(mī'ĕ-lop'ă-thē),
1. Disorder of the spinal cord.
2. A disease of the myelopoietic tissues.
[myelo- + G. pathos, suffering]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

myelopathy

A spinal cord disorder. See Vacuolar myelopathy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

my·e·lop·a·thy

(mī'ĕ-lop'ă-thē)
1. Disorder of the spinal cord.
2. A disease of the myelopoietic tissues.
[myelo- + G. pathos, suffering]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Myelopathy

A disorder in which the tissue of the spinal cord is diseased or damaged.
Mentioned in: Cervical Spondylosis
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

my·e·lop·a·thy

(mī'ĕ-lop'ă-thē)
1. Disorder of the spinal cord.
2. A disease of the myelopoietic tissues.
[myelo- + G. pathos, suffering]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Identifying the various imaging features in patients with clinical diagnosis of cervical myelopathy (Non traumatic and non-neoplastic) in terms of MRI parameters detected on various sequences of MRI i.e, axialT2, sagT2, sagT1, axialT1, coronal STIR, sag GRE, MERGE and contrast when required.
Cervical Endoscopic Laminoplasty for Cervical Myelopathy. Spine (Phila Pa 1976).
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Gorter, "Influence of laminectomy on the course of cervical myelopathy," Acta Neurochirurgica, vol.
Boshrabadi, "Sprengel deformity and Klippel-Feil syndrome leading to cervical myelopathy presentation in old age," Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, vol.
In the present study, 25 subjects who were diagnosed with cervical myelopathy and cervical disk herniation by healthcare professionals were enrolled.
Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistula associated with progressive cervical myelopathy and normal venous drainage of the thoracolumbar cord: Case report and review of the literature.
Simultaneous sensory signs in the distal upper and lower extremities, with concurrent spastic diplegia, should be attributed to a cervical myelopathy, until proven otherwise.
Scheer et al., "Cervical radiographical alignment: comprehensive assessment techniques and potential importance in cervical myelopathy," Spine (Phila Pa 1976), vol.
De Tribolet, "Synovial cyst and degeneration of the transverse ligament: an unusual cause of high cervical myelopathy. case report," Journal of Neurosurgery, vol.
Oishi, "Outcomes of surgical treatment for cervical myelopathy in patients more than 75 years of age," Spine, vol.