Multiple Myeloma; Symptoms, Diagnosis & Multiple Myeloma Treatment

4) Back and neurological symptoms

Symptoms of multiple myeloma, Back and neurological symptoms
Back and neurological symptoms

Involvement of the spine can affect the spinal cord which runs in the spinal canal. The spinal cord contains nerve fibers which are responsible for sensation and movement of muscles as well as sphincteric control. The severity of affection depends on the extent of the disease as well as the level of affection, the higher the lesion, the greater the affection. It can present by loss of sensation beneath the level of affection, muscle weakness and paralysis as well as incontinence of urine and stool.