Cervical radiculopathy: epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment.

  title={Cervical radiculopathy: epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment.},
  author={Barrett I. Woods and Alan S. Hilibrand},
  journal={Journal of spinal disorders & techniques},
  volume={28 5},
Cervical radiculopathy is a relatively common neurological disorder resulting from nerve root dysfunction, which is often due to mechanical compression; however, inflammatory cytokines released from damaged intervertebral disks can also result in symptoms. Cervical radiculopathy can often be diagnosed with a thorough history and physical examination, but an magnetic resonance imaging or computed tomographic myelogram should be used to confirm the diagnosis. Because of the ubiquity of… CONTINUE READING
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