Pathologic Considerations of Spinal Paralysis

  • George M. Bedbrook


It is a truism that the successful management of human spinal problems depends upon intelligent understanding of the relevant pathology. The elements of such processes are described in this chapter in order to achieve an understanding of the principles of pathology involved.


Spinal Cord Herpes Zoster Spinal Muscular Atrophy Spina Bifida Axis Cylinder 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • George M. Bedbrook
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryRoyal Perth HospitalAustralia
  2. 2.Royal Perth Rehabilitation HospitalShenton ParkWestern Australia

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