A 62-year-old male patient with neck and bilateral shoulder pain of 2 years’ duration. a, b T2-weighted sagittal and axial MR images showing central canal and bilateral neural foraminal stenoses at the C5–6 and C6–7 levels due to diffuse bulging discs and ligamentum flavum hypertrophy. Two weeks after CIESI his state was much improved, with mild residual pain in the left fourth and fifth fingers
Diagnoses were made based on predominant MRI or CT findings,
without recourse to clinical data, as follows: disc herniation
(Fig. 1 a and b) vs spinal stenosis (Fig. 2 a and b,
including central canal stenosis and neural foraminal stenosis).
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