Thoracic level paraplegia

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What is thoracic level paraplegia?

Paraplegia is the loss of movements and/or sensation due to damage of the nervous system. Injury to the thoracic level of the spine (T-9 to T-12) allows for trunk and abdominal muscle control, however, leg control is impaired or lost.

Common symptoms reported by people with thoracic level paraplegia

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How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for thoracic level paraplegia

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Compare treatments taken by people with thoracic level paraplegia

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Who has thoracic level paraplegia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 120 say thoracic level paraplegia is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 4
30s 19
40s 32
50s 33
60s 24
70+ 10
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 6
40-49 years 8
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 64
Female 62

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 25
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from thoracic level paraplegia patients who have completed their condition history
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