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Why do spinal shock syndrome and upper motor neuron lesion have different features?

While discussing the differences between UMN and LMN lesions, one of the most characteristic feature discussed is spastic and flaccid paralysis respectively. Since spinal shock syndrome requires ...
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Can dermatomal problems possibly indicate other medical conditions?

I have been reading up about dermatomes and it got me wondering if dermatomal issues can indicate potential problems further into the body than the dermis? For a couple of examples, can say one of T1 ...
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Can lumbar/sacral/thoracic spinal injury cause migraines?

I heard of a case where someone suffered severe migraines after a lumbar puncture. There are two possible explanations. Firstly, the low CSF [cerebrospinal fluid] volume depletes the cushion of fluid ...
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Is there an MRI proof of regenerated human intervertebral disc in the spine?

I have read lots of research reports, surveyed Regenexx, Mesoblast, even seen MRI proof of disc regeneration in animals. However I have yet to see a study where over 20 people benefited (Regenexx does ...