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What is multilevel facet degenerative hypertrophy?

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Dr. Kenneth Liu
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In brief: Arthritis.

It is a relatively normal finding in the spine as we age.
Sometimes, bone spur formation can put pressure on nearby nerves and pinch them, causing lots of pain, weakness, or numbness. If you are concerned, speak to your physician.

In brief: Arthritis.

It is a relatively normal finding in the spine as we age.
Sometimes, bone spur formation can put pressure on nearby nerves and pinch them, causing lots of pain, weakness, or numbness. If you are concerned, speak to your physician.
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