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What is the prognosis for a diffused disc bulge with paracentral extrusion?

Hi, My wife aged 39yrs recently had a MRI scan for neck pain and the result is Diffuse disc bulge with right para central extrusion at C5-C6 disc level seen causing spinal canal and bilateral neural foraminal narrowing, flattening of adjacent cord and impressing on right exiting nerve root . Kindly suggest treatment.
Mon, 19 Aug 2019
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Cardiologist 's  Response

These MRI findings indicate discal herniation in the cervical vertebral column, which is compressing the spinal cord. For this reason, I would recommend consulting with a spinal surgeon. In the meantime, holding a cervical collar would be helpful.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

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Dr Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist
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