Compression of the Spinal Cord Treatment
The treatment for epidural compression syndrome depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for epidural compression usually includes some combination of surgery, radiation therapy, and corticosteroids.
Treatment for epidural compression may include:
- Surgery for spinal cord compression:
- Radiation therapy for spinal cord compression
- Intravenous corticosteroids for spinal cord compression
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Compression of the Spinal Cord Specialist
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat epidural compression syndrome:
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