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Osage, IA
A 80-year-old female asked:

is there any hope for a 80 year old with basilar invagination of c2-3?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Depends on health: If you are an active healthy 80 yo it is less of a risk. However with something like this in a difficult area of the spine its best to seek out an "ultra" specialist in this area. What I mean is find a true cervical spine expert even if it means traveling. This is not you average problem

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Last updated Jul 10, 2014

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