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what is multilevel facet degenerative hypertrophy?

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Dr. Kenneth Liu
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Arthritis.: It is a relatively normal finding in the spine as we age. Sometimes, bone spur formation can put pressure on nearby nerves and pinch them, causing lots of pain, weakness, or numbness. If you are concerned, speak to your physician.
Answered on Nov 17, 2018
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