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symptoms from c6 myelomalacia

what is prognosis of cord myelomalacia--C5-6

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There is no known cure for nerve damage due to myelomalacia. Once damaged, the nervous system will not respond to any treatment, but there is a possibility for the condition to worsen. Because motor functions are effected, development of tightening and whithering muscles will occur. The option of surgery is implicated to stop further damage from compression of occurring, though damage already attained may not be cured as of yet. Other medical options to consider may include the use of steroids to reduce the swelling of the spinal cord, reduce the amount of pain, or decrease the tightness of the muscles (spasticity). Please consult your neurosurgeon for the management . Hope this helps you . Take care and regards  !

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I was diagnosed with myelomalacia 3 years ago C5-C6. I have recently developed back pan, hip and leg pain. Do you have any of these symptoms?
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