cervical osteoarthritis

cervical osteoarthritis

Cervical spondylosis, degenerative joint disease of the cervical spine Orthopedics A degenerative disorder of the cervical spine 2º to progressive erosion of cartilage covering weight-bearing joints; bone deposit or spur formation may ↓ the diameter of the foramina of exiting nerve roots resulting in compressive Sx or nerve irritation. See Herniated disk.

cervical osteoarthritis

A wearing away of the cartilage surfaces of the spinal bones (vertebrae) of the neck. This is commonest in middle age and causes persistent pain, neck stiffness and sometimes tenderness on pressure over the affected area. See also SPONDARTHRITIS, SPONDYLITIS.
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Physical examination was compatible with cervical osteoarthritis with limited cervical range of motion in all directions and tenderness to palpation.
Cervical spondylosis, also known as cervical osteoarthritis or neck arthritis, is a common, age-related condition that affects the joints and discs in one's neck.
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Thirty four were diagnosed as other diseases (6 cases of cervical osteoarthritis, 5 cases of brain trauma, 5 cases of encephalitis, 4 cases of intracranial hypotension syndrome, 4 cases of climacteric syndrome, 3 cases of old cerebral infarction, 2 cases of anemia, 2 cases of electrolyte disturbances, one case of multiple sclerosis, one case of hypoglycemia and one case of acute alcoholism).
The headache was atrributed to cervical osteoarthritis, previously diagnosed on CT scanning the year prior.