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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Neck problems: Cervical spondylosis refers to chronic calcium build-up and remodeling of the bone in the neck from severe degenerative arthritis. Myelomalacia means ... Read More
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Dr. Darren Gitelman
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Narrowing: These terms mean a narrowing of the cervical (in the neck) spinal canal and the spinal cord (myelomalacia) as well as narrowing where the nerves exit ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Definitions of: Myelomalacia or "bad spinal cord" is abnormal tissue structural change of the cord negatively affecting its function brought on in this case by advanc ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Benglis
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Cervical spine : I deal with this alot with my ms patients that also have spine arthritis. If there is compression from disc bulges or stenosis and there are spinal c ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
MRI: The best imaging approach is via MRI, and a variety of software applications can sort out characteristics of a focal spinal cord lesion. Myelomalacia ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Kim
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Be more specific pls: The term myelomalacia refers to an abnormality if white matter, and this may be in the brain or spinal cord. It's a very general term. The underlying ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
You need to see : Either an orthopedic spine surgeon or neurosurgeon to evaluate the cause of the spinal cord changes to see if there is a surgical solution as to the c ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Imaging finding: Myelomalcia is an imaging term used to describe changes to the spinal cord from an injury.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamie Bradbury
18 years experience Neurosurgery
See a neurosurgeon: Usually this is caused by an old or active injury to the spinal cord. Most common cause is from a disc herniation/bulge. Subtle signs of spinal cord c ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Myelomalacia: Myelomalacia is the end damage findings on mri. No surgical treatment for this type of damage is available. If the cause of the damage is a herniated ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurosurgeon: Certain syringohydromyelia cases require no treatment, but since you have spinal cord abnormalities, it's most important that you are evaluated and ad ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Definitions of: Myelomalacia or "bad spinal cord" is abnormal tissue structural change of the cord negatively affecting its function brought on by several causes but ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Myelomalacia: is not a specific disease but can result from a variety of factors. Literally "softening of the cord", it is focal decreased size or shrinkage of the ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
See another surgeon: If you had difficulties from your surgery, you should get a second opinion about treatment options. Clearly your legs are weak and myelomalacia (atro ... Read More
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