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Medical Term:

radicular syndrome


Definition: a combination of changes usually seen with compromise of a spinal root within the intraspinal canal; these include neck or back pain and, in the affected root distribution: dermatomal pain, paresthesias, or both; decreased deep tendon reflexes; occasionally myotomal weakness.

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