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can c5-c5 thecal sac indention cause right arm pain, weakness & the hand to be frozen cold? can it cause constant dizziness & balance issues headaches

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Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Insufficent data: Please repost: Are you referring to an MRI? If so, please state. Do you mean "indentation"? If so, indentation by what? Indentation of the thecal sac by itself is only an incidental finding. What is indenting it is what's important. Also, you posted "C5-C5." Do you mean C4-C5 or C5-C6? Please also state how the doctor who ordered the test answered your question; or, if you haven't asked, why not.
Answered on Jun 15, 2016

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