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Spinal Stenosis: Lumbar

Picture of lumbar spinal stenosis
Picture of a normal spinal canal and a narrowed spinal canal (cross section)

When the spinal canal in the low back becomes narrower (stenosis), the nerve roots get squeezed.

Current as of: July 1, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Kenneth J. Koval MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma

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