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A 56-year-old male asked about a 84-year-old female:

at c2-3 there is a desiccation and posterior bulging of the intervertebral disc, causing impingement of the anterior thecal space. same at c4-5. ?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Age appropriate: Not concerning without neurologic symptoms , most likely age appropriate asymptomatic changes 30 percent chance of causing no symptoms take care assuming this is the cause if neck pain these are expected mild changes at 84 confirms a healthy structural neck

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Last updated Jul 18, 2016

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