What part of the spinal cord is affected in tabes dorsalis

What part of the spinal cord is affected in tabes dorsalis? 

Tabes dorsalis is one of the many manifestations of neurosyphilis, caused by infections of the brain, meninges, or spinal cord by Treponema pallidum .

When the spinal cord is infected, degeneration of the dorsal columns occurs.

This results in profound loss of joint position sense and fine touch.

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