Spinal cord tumour is the term used to indicate growth of cells (mass) in or surrounding the spinal cord. In many cases spinal tumours are diagnosed late as they are uncommon and symptoms of spinal tumour are caused by many other more common conditions. Prognosis of spinal tumours is better in cases with early detection and prompt management. If you have symptoms suggestive of any lesion or disease involving the spinal cord consult your doctor immediately.
Consult your doctor if you have one or more of the following symptoms suggestive of some serious medical condition:
Who to consult
Some health professionals who can be consulted to evaluate your symptoms include;
These are some symptoms of suggestive of spinal tumours. If you have one or more of these symptoms it does not mean that you have spinal tumours. Many other medical conditions can cause these symptoms. Your doctor can evaluate to diagnose the cause of your symptoms and treat them accordingly.
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