Neural foraminal stenosis

Symptoms

Emanating pain, may result in palsy in the innervation area.

Cause

Neural foraminal stenosis may be due to height loss in the spinal disk, and resulting loss of distance between the bodies overlying and underlying the resp. disk, or to defective position. Attrition, calcification and arthrosis of the small vertebral joints may also result in neural foraminal stenosis.

Treatments

Surgical concepts
Foraminotomy = relief of pressure on nerves in the neuroforamen by means of decompression, et al.

Conservative concepts
CT-targeted radicular infiltration, et al.