Railway spine

Definition of Railway spine

(Med.) an abnormal condition due to severe concussion of the spinal cord, such as occurs in railroad accidents. It is characterized by ataxia and other disturbances of muscular function, sensory disorders, pain in the back, impairment of general health, and cerebral disturbance, - the symptoms often not developing till some months after the injury.

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