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Richland, WA
A 48-year-old female asked:

Had an mri and dont understand results. "large posterior disk extrusion contacting the anterior spinal cord and causing severe spinal canal stenosis.

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Dr. Janet Roberto
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Spinal Stenosis: Did a doctor explain to you the results or did you just obtain a copy? In general you have a protruding disc (not sure if neck or back) that is impinging on the spinal canal and resulting in narrowing of the canal. I would imagine you are having pain, weakness, numbness?
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