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What is myelomalacia in the cord at the level of c5-c6 disc? how is it treated?

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Dr. Jamie Bradbury answered

Specializes in Neurosurgery

Usually this is caused by an old or active injury to the spinal cord. Most common cause is from a disc herniation/bulge. Subtle signs of spinal cord compression are fine motor skill problems of the hands such as difficulty with buttoning buttons and also mild difficulty with walking. You should go see a neurosurgeon to help decide if there is active compression.

Answered May 20, 2020

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