subacute combined degeneration

subacute combined degeneration

Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord Neurology A disorder caused by vitamin B12 deficiency, characterized by weakness, sensory defects, mental changes, vision defects, often associated with megaloblastic anemia Clinical SCD causes demyelination, affecting the spinal cord, brain, optic and peripheral nerves, with axonal destruction. See Vitamin B12 deficiency.
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Another condition that is associated with a vitamin B deficiency, in this case B12, is subacute combined degeneration (SCD).
Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord: MR findings.
Metabolic Osmotic demyelination syndrome Machiafava-Bignami Subacute combined degeneration 6.
This finding, in conjunction with a history of macrocytic anemia, suggested the subacute combined degeneration syndrome of vitamin B12 deficiency.
Copper deficiency myelopathy produces a clinical picture like subacute combined degeneration.
The reported findings are similar to those observed in patients with megaloblastic anemia and subacute combined degeneration due to vitamin B12 deficiency.
Association between subacute combined degeneration, vitamin B12 deficiency and megaloblastic anemia.
A case of subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord diagnosis by characteristic findings of magnetic resonance imaging: case report and review of 22 cases.
MR appearance of subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord.
Potential outcome factors in subacute combined degeneration review of observational studies.
Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord with involvement of the anterior columns: a new MRI finding.
To the Editor: Subacute combined degeneration (SCD) of the spinal cord arises from deficiency of cobalamin and may be induced by pernicious anemia (PA) which typically affects patients of Northern European ancestry and tends to occur in the sixth decade of life.

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