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Can lumbar surgery actually cause neck and arm pain?

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Dr. Robert Masson
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Positioning

Per existing, yet a symptomatic spinal degenerative disease sometimes becomes symptomatic during a surgical procedure, depending on positioning of the head and neck during the procedure.
It is a known complication of general anesthesia and surgery of any type.

In brief: Positioning

Per existing, yet a symptomatic spinal degenerative disease sometimes becomes symptomatic during a surgical procedure, depending on positioning of the head and neck during the procedure.
It is a known complication of general anesthesia and surgery of any type.
Dr. Robert Masson
Dr. Robert Masson
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Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Doubt it

Must likely the answer is no, however especially if you have preexisting cervical spondylosis the position of your neck during the surgical procedure may have agravated it despite the fact that the surgical team take all precutions to avoid it.

In brief: Doubt it

Must likely the answer is no, however especially if you have preexisting cervical spondylosis the position of your neck during the surgical procedure may have agravated it despite the fact that the surgical team take all precutions to avoid it.
Dr. Pietro Seni
Dr. Pietro Seni
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