Staff Neurosurgeon, Emory Clinic;
CNN Chief Medical Correspondent; Exec Prod/Writer of TNT's medical drama Monday Mornings
2565 days ago
another day in the OR. this patients has difficulty walking and reports their legs are spastic. see the problem?
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You're all wrong. Look at the top of the image. See it? Yes, there's an "S" where there should have been a "Z." Work on your Dx skills, people. Seriously.
large hnp c4-5 with resultant stenosis and myelomalacia. The pathology is at the disc space. An ACDF is the best option.
myelomelacia 2nd to C4-5 HNP with resultant stenosis
There si something compressing the cord at3 levels the top is the most significant then the second the much less on the third not even compressing cord just the dura.There is a round opacity at the level of the most significant compression. I think its a
c4/5 disc compressing the cord ... symptoms suggest classic cervical myelopathy
Spinal Stenosis/blown out disc?
Does it have something to do with that little round spot between the vertebrae?
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