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:
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.