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What is "cervical spondylosis without myelopathy"?
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In brief: As below
When spondylosis does not affect spinal cord or the root spinal nerves.

In brief: As below
When spondylosis does not affect spinal cord or the root spinal nerves.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Just degeneration
Just that there are degenerative changes within the spine that could even narrow the spinal canal but the spinal cord is not affected even if there is some compression demonstrated on inaging studies yet based on an otherwise normal clinical exam and no symptoms of myelopathy.

In brief: Just degeneration
Just that there are degenerative changes within the spine that could even narrow the spinal canal but the spinal cord is not affected even if there is some compression demonstrated on inaging studies yet based on an otherwise normal clinical exam and no symptoms of myelopathy.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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