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Birmingham, AL
A 40-year-old female asked:

Mri:6mm intradural extramedullary lesion on the dorsal aspect of the conus at t1 level. will treatment be surgery? having bad leg tightness/spasticity

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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 68 years experience
Possibly: With tightness and spasticity something will have to be done, but only your neurosurgeon on the case can decide on surgery or if other options exist.

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