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

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Dr. Behnam Myers answered

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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.

Answered Oct 6, 2013



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