Central Cord Syndrome

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What is Central Cord Syndrome?

Central cord syndrome (CCS) is a type of incomplete spinal cord injury. CCS is marked by damage to the nerve fibers that bring messages from the brain to the body. This condition affects how you can use your arms and hands, and in some cases your legs. There may be a loss of sensation and motor control.


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Central Cord Syndrome Causes
Causes
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Central Cord Syndrome Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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