Synonym: Cervical vertebra syndrome German: HWS-syndrom, HalswirbelsÃ¤ulenkrankheit
Cervical spine syndrome is classified according to several dimensions.
A cervical spine syndrome is often a consequence of degenerative alterations of the cervical vertebrae, which lead to the irritation of the cervical spinal nerves. It can however also be functional, i.e. without any clinically traceable morphological alterations in the skeleton. Potential causes are:
The pathology of the cervical spine syndrome is complex. Cervical spine syndrome can appear with or without neurological disorders. The typical symptoms, among others, are:
In several cases paresis can additionally arise in the area of the arms
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