Cervical osteophytes treatment

M.65. Vertigo,unsteady gait and sweating. 3days.

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C5/6 and C6/7 degenerative disc disease Disc osteophyte complex possibly causing cord compression. Unsteady gait could be a manifestation of that. MRI evaluation Soft cervical collar ENT opinion

There may be two factors for unsteady gait vertigo and sweating A. Xray shows degenerative changes wit marked reduced disc spaces of C5/C6 and C6/C7 posteriorly almost fusion causing cord compression and this may attribute the symptoms B. Osteoarthritis changes with osteophytes and potrusion may cause compression on vertebral artery as a result blood supply to brain is compromised leading to vertigo and unstable gait. B

C-5/C-6. & C-6/C-7 degenerative disc disorder. Due to its high load-bearing function, the C5-C6 motion segment is frequently affected by poor posture, degeneration, disc herniation, radicular pain, and trauma. The C5-C6 spinal motion segment includes the following structures: C5 and C6 vertebrae. ...C5-C6 intervertebral disc. ...C6 spinal nerve....

Straightening of cervical spine, paraspinal muscle spasm Narrowing of IVD between 5,6 and 6,7 cervical vertebrae Osteophytes + Cervical spondylosis Vertigo may be due to VBI or labyrinthine causes

Osteophytes c5c6 C6C7 Rudimentary cervical ribs b/l Reduced articular space bet c5c6 C6C7 Cervical spondylitis

Thanx dr Showkat Shahid
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vestibularsystem insufficiency syringomyelia cord compressing degenerativediseases are dds

Disc space reduce cervical spondylosis cervical osteophytes unsteady gait do mri Brain screening whole spine c4 to c6 reduce then decide

SUGGESTIVE OF DEGENERATIVE DISC. DISEASE......C 5-6.......C 6--7 SOFT. CERVICAL. COLLAR CORD. COMPRESSION ADVISABLE... MRI

C5/6 & C6/7 REDUCED DISC SPACE WITH OSTEOPHYTES NEURAL CORD COMPRESSION DUE TO DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE CERVICAL SPONDYLETHIASIS

Thanks Dr. Surendra K Verma
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C5/6 & C6/7 disc space reduced due to degenrative changges Spondyolithasis

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