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Hernie discale cervicale – diagnostic et prise en charge

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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2015, vol. 11, no. 492, p. 2023-2029
Abstract A cervical disc herniation (CDH) is a frequently encountered pathology in primary care medicine. It may give rise to a compression of a nerve root (a radiculopathy, with or without sensory-motor deficit) or of the spinal cord (myelopathy). The majority of CDHs can be supported by means of a conservative treatment. When a radiculopathy is found and a clinico-radiological correlation is present, a moderate neurological deficit appears suddenly, or if it is progressive under conservative treatment or if pain is poorly controlled by well-conducted conservative treatment performed during 6 to 8 months, surgery is then recommended. A symptomatic cervical myelopathy is, by itself, an indication for a surgical treatment.
Keywords Cervical VertebraeDisease ProgressionHumansIntervertebral Disc Displacement/diagnosis/pathology/therapyRadiculopathy/diagnosis/therapySpinal Cord Diseases/diagnosis/therapy
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PMID: 26672182
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Research group Groupe Schaller Karl Lothard (neurochirurgie) (851)
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CORNIOLA, Marco Vincenzo et al. Hernie discale cervicale – diagnostic et prise en charge. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2015, vol. 11, n° 492, p. 2023-2029. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:90869

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