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Can anyone explain to me exactly what the following means. I have searched the internet but still not very clear.

"Neuro-central joint arthropathy" What part of the spine is neuro-central. I am assuming arthropathy means arthritis.

Many thanks.


  • we are not allowed to read others test results as we are not qualified. Forum rules forbid it. You really should get a doc to read your test results. Even 2 different docs will disagree about results on MRI findings, and we are definitely not smart enough to read them for you. Sorry.
  • I found this on a search:

    Uncovertebral joint osteophytes, or bone spurs, occur where the vertebral bodies of the third through seventh cervical vertebrae meet. These five stacked neck vertebrae are connected at four cartilage-covered joints – a pair of facet joints located on the articular processes on either side; and a pair of uncovertebral joints formed where small ridges of bone, called the uncinate processes, rise off the top edge of the cylindrical vertebral body. The uncovertebral joints also are referred to as Luschka joints or neurocentral joints.

    Sounds like doctor speak for arthritis.

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