TITLE

Fluorotic cervical myelopathy

AUTHOR(S)
Sharma, C. M.; Khandelwal, D. C.; Kumawat, B. I.; Ralot, I.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Sep2008, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p1021
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a case of fluorotic cervical myelopathy in a 65-year-old male. The patient, who presented with severe neck and low back pain and progressive spastic quadriparesis, was examined using magnetic resonance imaging and was found to have a canal stenosis in the cervical spine.
ACCESSION #
34350756

 

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