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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
History, exam, MRI: In many cases, your history will show the symptoms of myelopathy (e.g., hand clumsiness, numbness, weakness). A careful exam may show signs of spinal ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Cervical or lumber: Cervical myelopathy may note one or more of the following heavy feeling in the legs inability to walk at a brisk pace deterioration in fine motor s ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Dr. Ian Stein answered
20 years experience in Neurology
Imaging and exam: 1st step is the physical exam will show signs like weakness and stiffness. Urinary problems too. Imaging like a ct or MRI wil confirm.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
22 years experience in Neurology
Unknown.: It can be associated with many diseases.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Numb, weak, gait: Common symptoms include numbness (perhaps tingling) in the hands and sometimes the arms. The hands are often weak and lose dexterity (cannot write, ty ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dipakkumar Pandya
27 years experience in Neurology
No such type of word: There are no such type of medical words. Both can be different.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
57 years experience in Neurology
Conservative RX?: Compressive cervical myelopathy can be corrected with decompressive surgery; and there are many therapeutic surgical modalities. Myeopathies due to in ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jess Crosier
30 years experience in Pathology
Myelopathy: Disorder of the bone marrow or its constituents.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Good question: Some of the things leading to myelopathy do run in families, so letting them know about your experience is good. They may or may not be at risk, but i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Tw traits: Early degeneration and small canal size a two traits that are passed on geneticallymy opinion.

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