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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 67-69

Case report of a patient with cervical radiculopathy and a deceptive magnetic resonance imaging

Department of Pain Medicine, Daradia Pain Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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M V Anagha
Department of Pain Medicine, Daradia Pain Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10046-0141

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Introduction: Cervical disk herniation causes neck pain and arm pain due to direct impingement of nerve roots along with the associated inflammation. Clinical features generally correspond to the side of herniation. Case description: Our case report is about a 38-year-old female, schoolteacher by occupation presenting to hospital with neck pain radiating to right upper limb with tingling sensation along the C5 and C6 nerve root distribution. Magnetic resonance imaging of cervical spine showed posterolateral protrusion in C3–C4, C4–C5, C5–C6, disk compressing exiting nerve roots left more than right along with osteophytes causing canal stenosis.

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