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Radiculopathies

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

What is the most common cause of radiculopathies on the medical ward? Mechanical compression, as from spondylosis or a herniated disk. The common manifestations are neck or low back pain radiating into a limb. How should the patient with a radiculopathy be evaluated? The diagnostic evaluation generally begins with an MRI of the area where […]

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