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i am a45 yr old male. i have numbness from my shoulders into my upper arms. i have had this for years on and off.?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
?syringomyelia: Your description may suggest a problem inside the spinal cord such as a congenital syrinx or enlarged tunnel, and the chronicity would be highly reassuring, as it is unlikely that you possess a progressive problem. Might get an MRI of spinal cord to further evaluate.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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