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c5-c6: disc desiccation with mod space height loss present. central disc protrusion indenting thecal sac contacting the ventral margin of the spinal cord resulting in spinal stenosis. mild left neuroforaminal stenosis present. can you break it down?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
You show disc deterioration in the mid-neck, and disc is narrowing spinal canal diameter, threatening the spinal cord itself. Suggest you find a neurosurgical consultation. This may or may not be a "surgical case" at this point, but your consultant can advise you better, as will need to examine you and correlate clinical with radiological findings. Good luck.

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