FRACS Orthopaedic Exams

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A 56 year old lady presents with 3 months of left arm pain and parasthesiae in the left index finger and middle fingers.
Her cervical X-ray shows a congenital fusion at C5-6 and moderate degenerative changes at adjacent levels.


1. How will you assess this patient?
2. What will you consent for this patient to have an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion contain?

 

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