Semin Neurol 2021; 41(03): 221-226
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1725145
Review Article

Myelopathy: A Clinical Approach

Salman Bhai
1  Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
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Shamik Bhattacharyya
2  Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
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Abstract

Myelopathy is a clinical diagnosis with many causes. A focused history and neurologic exam can help identify a myelopathic syndrome that guides a targeted workup. Though an exact cause may not always be identified, a thoughtful clinical approach can narrow down the differential diagnosis enough to treat the patient.



Publication History

Publication Date:
01 June 2021 (online)

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