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Cervical disc herniation epidemiology

Cervical disc herniation (CDH) is the most common cause of cervical radiculopathy and could overlap with fibromyalgia (FM).The prevalences of FM and widespread pain in patients with CDH were found as 11.5% and 78.8% respectively 1).

Slow-onset disc herniation can directly compress and/or chemically irritate cervical nerve roots, and this type of root injury elicit pain in animal models of radiculopathy.

Demir SE, Aytekin E, Karacan I, Aydin T, Kavadar GD. The prevalence of fibromyalgia among patients with cervical radiculopathy due to cervical disc herniation: A pilot study. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 2013 Nov 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24225311.
cervical_disc_herniation_epidemiology.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/06 08:08 by administrador