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What is a cervical discography study good for?

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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
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In brief: Discogenic pain

When patient complain neck pain without radiation to the arms and the source of pain is thought to be the degenerating disc, not the joints or ligament or muscles---then it is time to do discography to try to prove the disc is the source of pain.

In brief: Discogenic pain

When patient complain neck pain without radiation to the arms and the source of pain is thought to be the degenerating disc, not the joints or ligament or muscles---then it is time to do discography to try to prove the disc is the source of pain.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Confirming painful d

Confirm suspected painful neck disc as pain generator prior to a surgical removal and fusion or replacement part of a complete evaluation for axial neck pain.
Its usefulness is debated.

In brief: Confirming painful d

Confirm suspected painful neck disc as pain generator prior to a surgical removal and fusion or replacement part of a complete evaluation for axial neck pain.
Its usefulness is debated.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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