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... A PA who works in a spine clinic should know all about myelomalacia. As I mentioned, once one has a diagnosis of myelomalacia it needs to be watched. Surgery is not always necessary. Sometimes it doesn't progress. ... (7 replies)
... however, I don't know how long this Myelomalacia has been a problem. ... (7 replies)
... Whenever spinal surgery is recommended, it is always a good idea to get more than one opinion. I always recommend an opinion from an orthopedic spine surgeon and a neurosurgeon. ... (7 replies)

... Hello friends! Today I was told by a very experienced spine surgeon that I need cervical spine surgery because my MRI shows "Minimal Myelomalacia within the cervical spinal cord at the level of C5-C6." This doctor seems very knowledgeable and comes highly recommended. He does around 125 cervical spine surgeries each year. I wasn't expecting this outcome from the... (7 replies)
... I have had three lumbar surgeries including two fusions. I don't know how "minimal" the myelomalacia might be. You might have some sort of minimally invasive surgery or it might need to be more surgery. It all depends on the surgeon's plans. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you T for the great information and suggestions. I will go see a neurosurgeon for the second opinion (after I get back to the US). I will be in Europe in short order and see a neurosurgeon there too ... I will get a "flavor" of international medicine! ;-) You know, I was very surprised that the PA at the Spine clinic, as well as the PA for the orthopedic spine... (7 replies)
... Thanks T. According to the orthopedic surgeon, I need a lumbar spine surgery as well. However, as you mentioned, the cervical issue takes precedence. ... (7 replies)
... Have you had the surgery for myemolacia? ... (7 replies)
... I have myelomalacia .... ... (15 replies)
... I readed webDozers remark about his recovery from Laminoplasty but will like more comments. I had a C/T MIR and my Orthopedics surgeon sent me to a neurosurgeon for 2nd opinion and consultation after receiving the results below. The neurosurgeon reports the following symptoms; (22 replies)
... No one ever did say how fast it progresses. I am interested also. I was diagnosed with Myelomalacia in 2016. After an ACDF in 2015 for a spur on the spine and ruptured disc my symptoms returned 2 weeks after the surgery. ... (10 replies)
Nov 27, 2012
... which the spinal cord becomes soft. It is caused by insufficient blood supply to the spinal cord, either as a result of bleeding or because of poor circulation. Myelomalacia most often occurs as a result of injury. ... (2 replies)
... I know myelomalacia is a softening of the spinal cord. But I am not sure if I am understanding the long term effects. From what I am reading it doesnt sound good. ... (1 replies)
... I have recently had a MRI see below and Focal myelomalacia showed up. Looking at the definition of Myelomalacia I am worried. Should I be? ... (1 replies)
... Even though I already had surgery based on my symptoms and mri report, I was wondering if you could help me understand the mri report and what it means in plain terms... ... (13 replies)
... ACDF, and you need it asap. That myelomalacia is NOT something you want to let go. I wouldn't wait for four surgeons' opinions. Two will do. ... (23 replies)
... Although waiting a few more weeks probably won't make much difference....myelomalacia does not automatically indicate surgery is required ASAP. It just depends on how advanced it is. Somethings a spine surgeon will "watch" the condition for any change... ... (10 replies)
... C6 about 5.5 weeks ago. Unfortunately my MRI says I have focal myelomalacia there, up to 6 mm. Also, unfortunately this showed up as a little smaller spot way back in Feb. 2010 MRI. ... (15 replies)
... In your case, though, the possibility of myelomalacia would make one lean toward the flattening of your cord being serious enough to require immediate remedy. ... (13 replies)
... The symptoms of myelomalacia would be very different and generally start in dermatomes below those served by the area.of damage. ... (4 replies)

Associated Tags: acdf, c myelomalacia, flattened cord, posterior osteophytes, radiculopathy/degenerative, spinal & foraminal stenosis

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