Spinal cord Tumor

About- A spinal cord tumor or simply spinal tumor or an intradural tumor is a growth that develops within the spinal canal or within the bones of the spine, or on the covering of the spinal cord (dura).

Symptoms-
 Pain at the site of the tumor due to tumor growth
 Back pain that's worse at night and may radiate to other parts of the body
 Less sensitivity to pain, heat, and cold
 Loss of bowel or bladder function
 Difficulty walking
 Muscle weakness, especially in the arms or legs

Causes-
The actual reason is not clear; it may be due to defective genes.

Specialists to visit
 Neurologist

 Neurosurgeon
 Physiotherapist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
http://www.aans.org
https://www.spine-health.com

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