A 49-year-old male asked:
Can spinal stenosis cause neuropathy?
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Rheumatology 56 years experience
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A 30-year-old member asked:
What is the main difference between peripheral neuropathy and spinal stenosis?
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Several: Peripheral neuropathy tends start in the toes, moving up the limbs with worsening, and in a circumferential distribution. Spinal stenosis symptoms typically start at the back/buttock, radiates down the limb, in a band-like pattern(sciatica), and worsens with extension of the spine.
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Last updated Apr 28, 2021
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