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Cervical fusion, herniated disc and straightening of the spinal cord. Further treatment?

Age 57, Cervical fusion C5-6-7 in 2004, C5-6 went Non Union in 2011 along with C7-T1 Heriated, Refusion Posterior approach for refusion C5-6, and Fusion C7-T1, Just had CT scan last week, shows, Extreme Straightening of Spinal Cord, Incomplete Fusion C5-6, with Bone Spur with slight intentation of Spinal Cord, what should I expect to happen going forward?
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Asked On : Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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Based on the details you had cervical disc herniation ,underwent cervical fusion bot still scan reveal incomplete fusion.

Further plan of treatment depends on your symptoms and neurological examination .Cervical collar and neuralgic drugs will help

Consult neurosurgeon for second opinion
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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