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Congenital cervical spinal stenosis

Disease definition

Congenital cervical spinal stenosis is a rare neurological disease characterized by a congenital narrowing of the bony anatomy of the cervical spinal canal (saggital diameter <14mm), predisposing the individual to symptomatic neural compression, such as cramps, paresthesias, pain, muscle hypertonia and weakness, myelopathy and sphincter disturbances.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Congenital narrowing of cervical spinal canal
    • Congenital stenosis of the cervical spine
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Adult
  • ICD-10: Q06.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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