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Transdiscal Osteophytectomy and Fusion According to Robinson’s Method

  • P. Kehr
  • G. Lang

Abstract

Spinal stenosis acquired by medial and/or lateral osteophytosis provokes a cervicobrachialgia or symptoms of spinal cord compression. The neckpain is generally localized in the lower part of the neck, on the medial or paramedial line. A thoracic or interscapulary irradiation is frequent. During exacerbations, there exists a limited mobility and palpation encouters acute painful points on the transverse processes, in particular on those of C 6. The origin of this cervicalgia can be discal, uncovertebral or on articular processes. The uncarthrosic origin is certainly the most frequent. The radiculalgia spreads itself in the whole metameric territory.

Keywords

Vertebral Artery Spinal Stenosis Spinal Cord Compression Transverse Process Limited Mobility 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Kehr
    • 1
  • G. Lang
    • 1
  1. 1.StrasbourgFrance

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