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The patient has numbness of
the right hand for 10 years and the left hand for 4 years. Right
shoulder pain for 20 years. Hypertrophy of the prostate for 6 years.
MRI cervical done 24-May-2005 showing the above mentioned diagnosis.
On examination; the patient had also numbness of the left lower limb
for three years. He had weak grip and extension of the right hand
and extension of the left hand and biceps brachii right arm and both
triceps mm. Hoffmann sign positive both sides with exaggerated deep
reflexes. The patient underwent decompression of the cervical spine
at the mentioned level and fusion, using Syntex miniplate with
fusion of C3-4-5-6 was achieved. The patient was discharged the next
day with normalization of his power.