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what is effacement of the anterior CSF space without cord flattening or spinal stenosis

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Cervical level: T3/T4 is at the thoracic level, not the cervical level. In order to diagnose cervical spinal myelopathy and MRI of the neck or cervical spine would b ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Myelopathy: Are you sure it is T3, (liothyronine) 4, 6? Not C3, 4, 6? T refers to thoracic. If there is little CSF around the cord, you already have spinal s ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Josefson
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Everyone is different. Many people have radiologic findings of severe spinal stenosis without symptoms and vice versa-so there's not so much of a corr ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Very: This is very important to get it treated before you lose function of the nerves below that level
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Is this a recurrence: Are these new symptoms or a recurrence from symptoms you had prior to surgery? Although we always hope for the most long lasting and optimal results f ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Sometimes: A syndrome called intracranial hypotension can do this. It is caused by a leak of cerebrospinal fluid, usually from a procedure such as a lumbar punct ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sherry Ransom
32 years experience Podiatry
Possibly: u need to see a neurologist. There are certain nerves that inner ate those areas. The nerves come thru the spinal chord and go to their designated are ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially : With a fairly extensive spine fusion.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Faubel
13 years experience Pain Management
Quite possible: It's definitely possible. An epidural steroid injection or spinal cord stimulator may help tremendously. But first, one would have to be properl ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hicks
42 years experience Family Medicine
No: Spinal stenosis actully improve with bending forward if the pain is on bending is suggests other etiologies for your pain possibly muscular.
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