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Severe right & moderate left faucet arthropathy severe left & moderate right foraminal and bilateral recess stenosis. is this nerve root impingement?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Foraminal stenosis: Yes this can be also termed root impingement.
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Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Maybe: Radiographic findings always need to be correlated to physical examination signs and clinical symptoms. If there are symptoms, perhaps; if not, then the nerve root is not affected.
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Last updated Mar 21, 2019

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