Ozljeda leđne moždine

Fizičke i emocionalne posljedice ozljede leđne moždine mogu biti razorne. Manjak funkcionalnosti leđne moždine utjecati na autonomne funkcije poput disanja, te na upravljajućih funkcija poput vožnje automobila. I motoričke i osjetile funkcije mogu se izgubiti.

Činjenice i savjeti o ozljedi leđne moždine

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Ispitivanja i pretrage za ozljedu leđne moždine

Although spinal cord injury (SCI) is often obvious, sometimes the extent of the injury to the spinal column is not. That is why it is important to dial 911 first, keep the patient still to avoid further spine or spinal cord damage, and use a rolled up blanket or thick towels placed on either side of the neck (body) to help immobilize and stabilize the area.

Uzroci ozljede leđne moždine

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is caused by injury to or compression of the spinal cord and / or arteries that deliver oxygen and nutrients to the spinal cord. The causes can be categorized as either traumatic or non-traumatic.

Simptomi ozljede leđne moždine

Spinal cord injury (SCI) symptoms vary depending on the cause and location of the SCI. Spinal cord injury is much more than damage to the spinal cord. SCI can affect the body's movement, sensation, and organ function.

Anatomija ozljede leđne moždine

The spinal cord is the central part of the communication system between the brain and body. It is flexible, nearly an inch in diameter at its widest point, and 18 inches long. It starts below the base of the brain (in the neck, also known as the cervical spine) and extends downward, ending near the waist or low back (lumbar spine). The spinal cord and nerve roots comprise the central nervous system.

Što je to ozljeda leđne moždine?

A spinal cord injury (SCI) involves damage to the spinal cord and nerve roots. Car accidents, falls, violent acts, and non-traumatic disorders can injure the spinal cord. SCI temporarily or permanently stops or alters the ability of the brain to communicate with other parts of the body.