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  • congenital
  • In rarer instances, stenosis can be due to tumor, infection, or congenital anomaly (occurring at birth). (hss.edu)
  • Earlier imaging in 2010 had shown mild to moderate damage and the first mention ever of congenital stenosis). (healthboards.com)
  • This is likely also part of your problem, in that short pedicles would be one of the components of congenital stenosis. (healthboards.com)
  • Laminoplasties were really designed for people with congenital spinal canal stenosis, in that they directly address the central problem, which is that you just don't have enough room to start out with. (healthboards.com)
  • bone
  • A circle of bone around the canal through which the spinal cord passes. (nih.gov)
  • In an inherited condition called achondroplasia, defective bone formation results in changes that reduce the diameter (distance across) of the spinal canal. (nih.gov)
  • Douglas DL, Dugworth T, Kanis JA et al (1981) Spinal cord dysfunction in Paget's disease of bone. (springer.com)