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Can a pinched nerve cause a hemiparesis?

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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: No

A single pinched nerve may cause weakness in the distribution of that nerve only.
Hemiparesis=weakness on half the body should be caused by something larger like a stroke or compression of the spinal cord/disease of the spinal cord.

In brief: No

A single pinched nerve may cause weakness in the distribution of that nerve only.
Hemiparesis=weakness on half the body should be caused by something larger like a stroke or compression of the spinal cord/disease of the spinal cord.
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