Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord

Alternative names
Subacute combined degeneration; SCD

Definition
Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord is a disorder caused by vitamin B-12 deficiency and characterized by weakness and abnormal sensations, mental problems, and vision difficulties.

see Subacute combined degeneration.

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Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Janet G. Derge, M.D.

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