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  • n. inflammation of the nerve root, leading to radicular pain

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  • n. inflammation of the radicle of a nerve

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  • This tear in the disc ring may result in the release of inflammatory chemical mediators which may directly cause severe pain, even in the absence of nerve root compression (see "chemical radiculitis" below).

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  • - On the 9th of June we went to a diagnostic center where 42 diseases were identified, including anemia gastritis, dysbacteriosis, diabetes, coronary heart disease, pancreatitis, radiculitis, thrombophlebitis, and others.

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  • In the cervical spine the symptoms may be related to radiculitis by compression of nerve roots secondary to proliferative osteochondrophytes, functional compromise of the vertebral artery, neuromyopathy secondary to compresion, spinal cord infarcts or esophageal compression, by anterior bony projection.

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