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A 21-year-old female asked:

My neck x-ray results say i have reversal of the cervical lordosis. what does that mean? is it serious?

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Dr. Balu Mani
Radiology 38 years experience
Spasm due to pain : Most often it is a benign finding due to spasm.Spasm may be due to muscle sprain or underlying subtle fracture. So, the bottom line is, if the pain continues beyond a few days, you may need additional studies to exclude subtle injuries.

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Last updated Nov 22, 2015

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