infarction

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Synonyms for infarction

localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply

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They reported excellent inter- and intrarater reliability for the 10MTW and later stated that the 10MWT was more responsive than the Walking Index for Spinal Cord Infarction II (WISCI II) in detecting ongoing improvements in walking capacity after three months post-SC infarction (Van Hedel et al 2005, Van Hedel et al 2006).
The researcher further points out that the disruption of blood flow leads to spinal cord infarction, the disruption of the blood-spinal cord injury barrier, swelling and the release of molecules influencing spinal cord perfusion and ischemia, a restriction in blood supply.
These clinical features may resemble those of epidural neoplasia, transverse myelitis, dissecting aortic aneurysm, congenital cysts, spondylitis, epidural abscess, vertebral fractures, spinal cord infarction, and acutely ruptured disc.
In rare cases, patients can experience severe back pain, paresthesia, leg numbness, cortical blindness, and spinal cord infarction.
Despite 20 years of practice in Level I trauma centers, he had never seen or heard of a case where cocaine or alcohol caused a spinal cord infarction 52 hours after the last injection of the drug.
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