Although the risks from disc repair procedures are low, they include nerve root
damage, infection, blood loss, cerebrospinal fluid leak, potential worsening of symptoms, chance of disc reherniation, anesthesia complications, or even death.
A common intraoperative finding in this group of patients is an enlarged and rich epidural venous network, sometimes with compression of the exiting nerve root
caused by the enlarged epidural veins.
He recently had some irritation in the nerve root
,'' team physical therapist Pat Screnar said, ``and Dr.
A stinger is a minor nerve root
or brachial plexus stretch injury, rather than a spinal cord injury.
For example, a degenerative condition affecting the facet joints may eventually cause secondary changes, such as a herniated (bulging) disk that places pressure on the spinal cord or nerve root
When these ligaments are weakened by the Marfan syndrome, an individual becomes extremely vulnerable to multiple herniated nucleus pulpoi, resulting in nerve root
There were no significant differences between groups with respect to other types of cervical spine injuries that were sustained: nerve root
injury, cervical strain, or cord contusion.
1] Spinal nerve root
hypertrophy is a distinct sign of CMT 1A.
In the setting of a structurally intact yet injured nerve root
, post contrast sequences may show abnormal enhancement of the injured nerve root
relative to the control side.
Over time, that area of the spine is elongated to allow proper spinal spacing and relieve pressure on the surrounding compressed nerve root
Tests to determine if the pain is caused by disk compression of a spinal nerve root
are mostly variations of the straight-leg raising test, that is, raising the leg with the knee extended to stretch the nerve root
over the protruded disk.
The 29-year-old needed a series of injections at the base of the spine to help settle the agonising symptoms of a condition called nerve root