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Cervical Spinal Stenosis M48.02 723.0

 
ICD-9 Classification / Treatment
Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis
Anatomy Complications
Clinical Evaluation Follow-up Care
Xray / Diagnositc Tests Review References

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Cervical Spinal Stenosis ICD-10

Cervical Spinal Stenosis ICD-9

  • 723.0 Spinal stenosis of cervical region

Cervical Spinal Stenosis Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

Cervical Spinal Stenosis Anatomy

Cervical Spinal Stenosis Clinical Evaluation

Cervical Spinal Stenosis Xray / Diagnositc Tests

  • Torg ratio (sagittal diameter of the spinal canal is divided by the sagittal diameter of the corresponding vertebral body) < 0.8 = spinal stenosis.
  • Canal A/P diameter of less than 13mm = spinal stenosis (Pavlov H, Radiology 1987;164:771).

Cervical Spinal Stenosis Classification / Treatment

  • Athletes with cervical stenosis may not play in contact sports. Waivers noting that the patient is playing against medical advice do not indemnify the school or physician against lawsuits. (Mathias MB, Clin Sports med 2004;23:95).

Cervical Spinal Stenosis Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

Cervical Spinal Stenosis Complications

Cervical Spinal Stenosis Follow-up Care

Cervical Spinal Stenosis Review References

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