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Is spinal stenosis common in patients with ms?

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Dr. Gael Yonnet
Neurology
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In brief: Not really

Patients may have both spinal stenosis and MS but there is no causative relationship between the two.
In other words, MS does not predispose someone to have spinal stenosis. There occurences are purely coincidental.

In brief: Not really

Patients may have both spinal stenosis and MS but there is no causative relationship between the two.
In other words, MS does not predispose someone to have spinal stenosis. There occurences are purely coincidental.
Dr. Gael Yonnet
Dr. Gael Yonnet
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2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

Spinal stenosis happens in the adult population, and can cause compression on the spinal cord.
Symptoms from spinal stenosis can in part mimic MS disease in the spinal cord. Screening for spinal stenosis is important with certain symptoms, including worsening leg weakness, changes in bowel/bladder control or sensation, to exclude a surgically correctable condition and not blame incorrectly ms.

In brief: See below

Spinal stenosis happens in the adult population, and can cause compression on the spinal cord.
Symptoms from spinal stenosis can in part mimic MS disease in the spinal cord. Screening for spinal stenosis is important with certain symptoms, including worsening leg weakness, changes in bowel/bladder control or sensation, to exclude a surgically correctable condition and not blame incorrectly ms.
Dr. Virginia Simnad
Dr. Virginia Simnad
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In brief: Not really

As there is no actual relationship between spinal stenosis and MS.
You describe a co-morbidity situation, which is likely coincidental.

In brief: Not really

As there is no actual relationship between spinal stenosis and MS.
You describe a co-morbidity situation, which is likely coincidental.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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