A 30-year-old female asked:
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can a left paracentral disc protrusion with flattening of left ventricle aspect of spinal cord at t7-t8 cause lower limb sensations in left leg?

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Dr. Andrew Shiller
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Your spinal cord has a map of your whole body. If there is pressure on the cord there be sensory or motor changes anywhere below the level of the pressure. Its worth seeing a neurologist or physiatrist to see if the history and physical examination correspond to the imaging findings.
Answered on Apr 8, 2018
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