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What is the cause of degenerative myelopathy?

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In brief: Unknown.

It can be associated with many diseases.

In brief: Unknown.

It can be associated with many diseases.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology

In brief: Please repost

Where did you come across this term "degenerative myelopathy"? The term refers to a disease of dogs, not people.
Please clarify what you are asking about.

In brief: Please repost

Where did you come across this term "degenerative myelopathy"? The term refers to a disease of dogs, not people.
Please clarify what you are asking about.
Dr. Mark Fisher
Dr. Mark Fisher
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Dr. Kris Radcliff
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Spinal stenosis

The most common cause of cervical myelopathy is spinal cord compression from arthritis (disk herniations, bone spurs, osteophytes).
This is called cervical spondylitic myelopathy.

In brief: Spinal stenosis

The most common cause of cervical myelopathy is spinal cord compression from arthritis (disk herniations, bone spurs, osteophytes).
This is called cervical spondylitic myelopathy.
Dr. Kris Radcliff
Dr. Kris Radcliff
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