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What is spondylitic foraminal stenosis?

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Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: See below.

Spondylitic foraminal stenosis means that the foramina is being obstructed by a bone spur.Foraminas are the bone formation between ttwo vertebraes, they form a circle like space that is used by the nerve roots when the leave the spinal cord to go to the extrmities.
Stenosis is the word used to demostrate a narrowing or stricture of a passage.

In brief: See below.

Spondylitic foraminal stenosis means that the foramina is being obstructed by a bone spur.Foraminas are the bone formation between ttwo vertebraes, they form a circle like space that is used by the nerve roots when the leave the spinal cord to go to the extrmities.
Stenosis is the word used to demostrate a narrowing or stricture of a passage.
Dr. Pietro Seni
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Foraminal stenosis

Narrowing of exiting holes used by nerves roots to get out of spine to legs or arms thes segmental holes are called foramen stenosis means narrowing spondylitic means arthritic so holes aeb smaller because of disc space narrowing and or bone spurs crowding holes.

In brief: Foraminal stenosis

Narrowing of exiting holes used by nerves roots to get out of spine to legs or arms thes segmental holes are called foramen stenosis means narrowing spondylitic means arthritic so holes aeb smaller because of disc space narrowing and or bone spurs crowding holes.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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