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Cervical disc herniation diagnosis

see Cervical radiculopathy diagnosis.

Evaluation for myelopathy

Upper motor neuron findings usually in the lower extremities.

Weakness may occur without atrophy or fasciculations.

Spasticity: Poor control of the legs when walking, scissoring of the legs.


Any loss below the level of involvement will follow spinal cord patterns:

Complete loss

Brown Sequard pattern.

Central cord syndrome.

Pathologic reflexes: Hoffmann's reflex, Babinski sign, ankle clonus.

Magnetic resonance imaging

Cervical disc herniation Magnetic resonance imaging.


see Electrodiagnosis of cervical radiculopathy.

cervical_disc_herniation_diagnosis.txt · Last modified: 2020/02/04 12:01 by administrador