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I have spinal stenosis; can this be inherited by my kids?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Unlikely

Unlikely, but there are syndromes that are associated with smaller than average spinal canals that have a genetic basis.

In brief: Unlikely

Unlikely, but there are syndromes that are associated with smaller than average spinal canals that have a genetic basis.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine

In brief: No

There is a condition in which people are born with a narrow spinal canal.
Most commonly occurs in the cervical spine and is termed congenital spinal stenosis. As far as i know, this condition is more of a spinal anomaly (birth defect) but not actually linked by a gene. Dr. J.

In brief: No

There is a condition in which people are born with a narrow spinal canal.
Most commonly occurs in the cervical spine and is termed congenital spinal stenosis. As far as i know, this condition is more of a spinal anomaly (birth defect) but not actually linked by a gene. Dr. J.
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