Case Reports in Clinical Practice 2016. 1(4):118-121.

Chronic peripheral neuropathy versus Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
seyyed saeed khabiri, babak mirzashahi, mahmoud farzan


Cervical spondylotic myelopathy is the result of degenerative spinal disease of the cervical spine may lead to significant clinical morbidity. Our patient complained of upper limb weakness and non-dermatomal numbness and gait disorder, which were treated as Guillain-Barre Syndrome and chronic peripheral neuropathy. He was assessed in our clinic and with diagnosis cervical spondylotic myelopathy and was performed decompression surgery. His symptom was dramatically relief. So the aims of this report to emphasize consider cervical myelopathy as the differential diagnosis for cervical pain, upper limb weakness and numbness and gait disorder.


Spinal cord compression; Neck pain; Gait disorder

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