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A 43-year-old female asked:

what can cause a far right lateral disc protrusion at c7/t1 encroaching the neural foramen and why clinical correlation suggested?

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Clinical correlation: is suggested because lots of people have X-ray findings and have absolutely no symptoms. Just because it is seen on the x ray, doesn't mean it's clinically relevant. The radiologist is letting your Dr. know that this was found, now it's up to your Dr. to determine if this is the source of your symptoms.

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Last updated Feb 9, 2015

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