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A 50-year-old female asked:

Cordcompression @c5-c6 (bone spurs), cord compression @c6-c7 due to prominent central disc extrusion w/ inferior migration.serious?cause shoulderpain?

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Cervical disc: Cervical disc protrusion at C. 6 /7 CAN PRODUCE SHOULDER PAIN . THE severity of the problem depends upon the size of the disc herniation in relation to your cervical canal space. Great question to explore with your treating Doctor . If things aren't well explained consider a virtual consult
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Dr. John Baker
Neurology 16 years experience
Cord compression: The typical treatment of patients with cervical cord compression and myelomalacia is decompression and fusion. The approach anteriorly or posteriorly is decided on by the neurosurgeon performing based on anatomy, prior surgery, or other medical problems.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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