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My mri results show lumbar djd with moderate neural foraminal stenosis. is neural foraminal stenosis another name for radiculopathy?

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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: stenosis means Narrowing, and in this care the foramens or window where the nerves exit are narrowed. If narrowed enough, they may construct the nerve which could lead to radiculopathy.
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