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Question: What are spinal contusions?

Quick Answer:

...Bruising of the spinal cord.

Expanded Answer:

Spinal contusions are the most common type of spinal cord injury. It involves bruising of the spinal cord resulting in inflammation and bleeding from blood vessels near the injury. A spinal contusion results in temporary incomplete (one to two days) or complete debilitation of the spinal cord.

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