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Spinal Cord Injury and Pain

Tabitha A. Washington, Khalilah Brown and Gilbert Fanciullo

in Pain

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Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199827602
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322909 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199827602.003.0013

Series: What Do I Do Now

Spinal Cord Injury and Pain

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Injury to the spinal cord can occur via trauma, infection, ischemia, toxicity, tumor, radiation, disease or other causes. The pattern of pain may still be changing years or even decades after injury. The level of pain and disability may be very high and effective treatment options may be illusory.

Chapter.  1397 words. 

Subjects: Neurology ; Pain Medicine

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