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Spinal Stenosis: Cervical

Spinal Stenosis: Cervical

Picture of cervical spinal stenosis

When the spinal canal becomes narrower (stenosis), the spinal cord and/or nerve roots get squeezed.

Current as of: July 1, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine

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