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Having pain in neck and arm. Done with MRI scan. What are the findings?

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Hi Doctor,

My brother had a pain in neck and left arm from past one week and i consult a doctor and he recommended for MRI Scan. Here im attaching the report and want to know about your opinion on this.

Posted Fri, 14 Jun 2013 in Back Pain
Answered by Dr. Rahul D Chaudhari 58 minutes later
Thanks for writing to us.
He has C5-6 and C6-7 disc herniation with C6 nerve root compression. Does he have any numbness or weakness in the arm? Need to see the patient clinically.
Most likely he will need C5-6 and C6-7 discectomy and fusion.

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