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Mri reports says --- uncinate and foramenal hypertrophy in the cervical spine. What does this mean?

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Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Arthritis

They are arthritic overgrowth of bone in the fine structures of the cervical spine.

In brief: Arthritis

They are arthritic overgrowth of bone in the fine structures of the cervical spine.
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Dr. Edwin Schuller
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Dr. Richard Guyer
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Bone spurs

The report is describing parts of the cervical spine where the nerves exit between the vertebra and can pinch a nerve.

In brief: Bone spurs

The report is describing parts of the cervical spine where the nerves exit between the vertebra and can pinch a nerve.
Dr. Richard Guyer
Dr. Richard Guyer
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