Cervical disc hernia with spinal cord compression

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Neck pain, muscle weakness in both arms, pyramidal tract and Lhermitte signs positive.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female

Disc extrusion at C5/6 with compression of the spinal cord, that shows hyperintense signal alterations on T2.

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Case information

rID: 14353
Case created: 17th Jul 2011
Last edited: 22nd Jun 2016
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