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A 43-year-old member asked:

my mri shows uncinate and foramenal hypertrophy in the cervical spine. what is this and does it require surgery?

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Dr. David Dang
Radiology 14 years experience
Degenerative changes: These changes refers to degenerative changes in the cervical spine. Surgery or not depending on your symptoms, severity of the degenerative changes & outcome expectations. Mri findings alone do not dictate the need for surgery. Please consult with your dr.

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Last updated Apr 23, 2018

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