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How do you diagnose degenerative myelopathy?

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Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Imaging and exam

1st step is the physical exam will show signs like weakness and stiffness.
Urinary problems too. Imaging like a ct or MRI wil confirm.

In brief: Imaging and exam

1st step is the physical exam will show signs like weakness and stiffness.
Urinary problems too. Imaging like a ct or MRI wil confirm.
Dr. Ian Stein
Dr. Ian Stein
Thank
Dr. Kris Radcliff
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: MRI

Cervical spine MRI is the easiest way to diagnose cervical spinal cord compression.
Myelopathy is a clinical diagnosis characterized by dexterity loss, balance dysfunction, and bladder dysfunction. The most common cause of myelopathy is cervical stenosis from spinal cord compression.

In brief: MRI

Cervical spine MRI is the easiest way to diagnose cervical spinal cord compression.
Myelopathy is a clinical diagnosis characterized by dexterity loss, balance dysfunction, and bladder dysfunction. The most common cause of myelopathy is cervical stenosis from spinal cord compression.
Dr. Kris Radcliff
Dr. Kris Radcliff
Thank
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