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Raymore, MO
A 38-year-old female asked:

Disc protrusion measures 15mm medial lateral 6mm an anteroposterior causes contact with ventral cord and central canal stenosis?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Behnam Myers
21 years experience
Depends : The herniation size is important. However the symptoms are what dictate the treatment. Stenosis can cause weakness, pain, cramps..Ect. When conservative measures fail to allow a person to return to the activities of daily living...It's time to consider speaking with a spinal surgeon.
Last updated Oct 9, 2013

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