Degenerative cervical spine disease: review of pathomechanism, diagnostics, and treatment

Bartosz Limanówka, Leszek Sagan


Cervical spondylosis is the most common progressive disease of the cervical spine. As a disease that directly affects the function and morphology of the spinal cord and nerve roots, it is of particular interest to neurologists and neurosurgeons. However, due to its prevalence, physicians of all specialties encounter this disease.
This article summarizes the current knowledge of the pathomechanism, diagnostics, and treatment of cervical spondylosis.


cervical spondylosis; discopathy; degenerative spine disease; myelopathy; radiculopathy

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