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Medical Term:

hypertrophic cervical pachymeningitis

 

Definition: a fibrotic and inflammatory thickening of spinal pachymeninges, particularly in the cervical region, resulting in spinal nerve radiculopathy; believed to be of syphilitic etiology.

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