Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

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Case Report, J Spine Neurosurg Vol: 8 Issue: 3

Spinal Cord Injury with Pregnancy: Case Report

Seide Karasel*

Department of Spinal Cord Surgery, Famagusta State Hospital, Famagusta, Cyprus

*Corresponding Author : Seide Karasel Department of Spinal Cord Surgery, Famagusta State Hospital, Cyprus Tel: 3923650255 E-mail: [email protected]

Received: March 23, 2019 Accepted:April 30, 2019Published: May 06, 2019


Pregnancies in women with spinal cord injury (SCI) is well eleborated in the litherature but SCI occuring during pregnancy is rarely reported. Managment of SCI during pregnancy needs comprehensive approach. In early stage pregnancy has higher risks with surgery and immobilisation. There is a higher risk of developing pressure ulcers, urinary tract infections, autonomic instability, intrauterine growth retardation and venous thromboembolism. This case is important for comprehensive approach toward her managment; including rehabilitation and obstetrical care.

Keywords: Pregnancy; Spinal cord injury; Rehabilitation

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