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A preponderance of common signs and symptoms of cervical myelopathy (CM) manifest in the upper extremities and include hand numbness, hand clumsiness, and distal upper extremity weakness. Cervical myelopathy presenting without symptoms in the upper extremities is rare and this study aims to better understand the incidence and character of such cases.
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Name: World neurosurgery
Degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) involves spinal cord compression, which causes neurological decline. Neurological impairment in DCM is variable and can involve complex upper limb dysfunction in...
To evaluate and compare the cervical spinal canal (CSC) morphology among healthy people, cervical spondylosis myelopathy (CSM), and latent cervical spondylosis (LCS, people with cervical spine degener...
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a complex disease that presents with various signs and symptoms of cervical spinal cord impairment that may lead to significant clinical morbidity.
We report a rare case of long-standing asymptomatic tentorial dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) presenting as symptomatic progressive cervical myelopathy which was caused by the protrusion of degener...
Spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) is commonly used as an effective therapeutic modality for a range of cervical symptoms. However, in rare cases, cervical manipulation may be associated with complicat...
Cervical myelopathy is common among aging population.One of the complication of cervical myelopathy is balance impairment.In this study, the patients with cervical myelopathy undergo biome...
There is no difference in surgical outcomes for patients suffering from cervical spondylotic myelopathy treated with anterior decompression and fusion or posterior cervical laminoplasty.
There is no information on the effect of pregabalin in patients with neuropathic pain in cervical myelopathy under routine clinical practice. The investigators will conduct this prospecti...
Cervical radiculopathy and myelopathy are common degenerative disorders, which can create a large amount of social and medical burden. The aims of this study are(1) to investigate the func...
Patients who have been diagnosed with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy will be asked to undergo an MRI using diffusion basis spectrum imaging (DBSI) technology. The patients will have this ...
A network of nerve fibers originating in the upper four cervical spinal cord segments. The cervical plexus distributes cutaneous nerves to parts of the neck, shoulders, and back of the head, and motor fibers to muscles of the cervical spinal column, infrahyoid muscles, and the diaphragm.
Genetic disorder of mucopolysaccharide metabolism characterized by skeletal abnormalities, joint instability, development of cervical myelopathy, and excessive urinary keratan sulfate. There are two biochemically distinct forms, each due to a deficiency of a different enzyme.
An acute, febrile, mucocutaneous condition accompanied by swelling of cervical lymph nodes in infants and young children. The principal symptoms are fever, congestion of the ocular conjunctivae, reddening of the lips and oral cavity, protuberance of tongue papillae, and edema or erythema of the extremities.
A condition associated with compression of the BRACHIAL PLEXUS; SUBCLAVIAN ARTERY; and SUBCLAVIAN VEIN at the thoracic outlet and caused by a complete or incomplete anomalous CERVICAL RIB or fascial band connecting the tip of a cervical rib with the first thoracic rib. Clinical manifestations may include pain in the neck and shoulder which radiates into the upper extremity, PARESIS or PARALYSIS of brachial plexus innervated muscles; sensory loss; PARESTHESIAS; ISCHEMIA; and EDEMA. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p214)
Abdominal symptoms after removal of the GALLBLADDER. The common postoperative symptoms are often the same as those present before the operation, such as COLIC, bloating, NAUSEA, and VOMITING. There is pain on palpation of the right upper quadrant and sometimes JAUNDICE. The term is often used, inaccurately, to describe such postoperative symptoms not due to gallbladder removal.