II. Pathophysiology: Chronic disc degeneration (disc space narrows)

  1. Vertebrae move closer
    1. Spurs or Osteophytes form at disc edges, Luschka
  2. Foramen Narrows
    1. Nerve root is compressed
    2. Results in mild root inflammation and Swelling

III. Epidemiology

  1. Chronic disorder in older patients

IV. Symptoms

  1. Degenerative Disk pain
    1. Worse with spine flexion such as sitting
  2. Facet pain
    1. Worse with spine extension such as standing or walking

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Ontology: Spondylosis (C0038019)

Definition (MSH) A degenerative spinal disease that can involve any part of the VERTEBRA, the INTERVERTEBRAL DISK, and the surrounding soft tissue.
Definition (CHV) degeneration of the spinal bone where spinal columns are fused and immobilized
Definition (CHV) degeneration of the spinal bone where spinal columns are fused and immobilized
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D055009 , D013128
ICD9 721.9
ICD10 M47 , M47.9
SnomedCT 202701004, 202704007, 156622007, 267973008, 268075001, 268074002, 156628006, 8847002
English Spondylosis, Spondylosis, unspecified, spondylosis, spondylosis (diagnosis), Spondylosis [Disease/Finding], Unspecified spondylosis, spondyloses, Spondyloses, Spondylosis NOS (disorder), Spondylosis (disorder), Spondylosis, NOS, Spondylosis of unspecified site, Spondylosis NOS
Dutch spondylose, spondylose met plaats niet-gespecificeerd, spondylose NAO, Spondylose, niet gespecificeerd, Spondylose
French Spondylose SAI, Spondylose de site non précisé, Spondylose, Arthrose de la colonne vertébrale, Arthrose spinale, Arthrose vertébrale, Spondylarthrose, Spondylose rachidienne, Arthrose rachidienne
German Spondylose NNB, Spondylose an unspezifischer Stelle, Spondylose, nicht naeher bezeichnet, Spondylose
Italian Spondilosi in sede non specificata, Spondilosi NAS, Spondilosi
Portuguese Espondilose NE, Espondilose de localização NE, Espondilose
Spanish Espondilosis NEOM, Espondilosis de localización no especificada, Espondilosis, espondilosis, SAI (trastorno), Spondylosis NOS, espondilosis, SAI, espondilosis (trastorno), espondilosis
Japanese 部位不明の脊椎症, 脊椎症NOS, 脊椎症, ブイフメイノセキツイショウ, セキツイショウ, セキツイショウNOS
Czech Spondylóza NOS, Spondylóza blíže neurčené lokalizace, Spondylóza, spondylóza
Korean 상세불명의 척추증, 척추증
Russian ШЕЙНЫЙ СПОНДИЛЕЗ, POIASNICHNO-KRESTTSOVYI SPONDILEZ, SHEINYI SPONDILEZ, SPONDILEZ DEFORMIRUIUSHCHII, СПОНДИЛЕЗ ДЕФОРМИРУЮЩИЙ, СПОНДИЛЕЗ, ПОЯСНИЧНО-КРЕСТЦОВЫЙ СПОНДИЛЕЗ, SPONDILEZ, ГРУДНОЙ (ТОРАКАЛЬНЫЙ) СПОНДИЛЕЗ, GRUDNOI (TORAKAL'NYI) SPONDILEZ
Swedish Spondylos
Croatian Not Translated[Spondylosis]
Polish Spondyloza lędźwiowo-krzyżowa, Spondyloza piersiowa, Spondyloza szyjna, Spondyloza
Hungarian Spondylosis, Spondylosis nem meghatározott helyen, Spondylosis k.m.n.
Norwegian Spondylose, Ryggvirveldegenerasjon

Ontology: Lumbar spondylosis (C0149983)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 268074002, 156622007, 202673006, 239880009
Dutch spondylose lumbaal, lumbaal; spondylose, spondylose; lumbaal
French Spondylose lombaire
German lumbale Spondylose
Italian Spondilosi lombare
Portuguese Espondilose lombar
Spanish Espondilosis lumbar, espondilosis lumbar (trastorno), espondilosis lumbar
Japanese 腰椎症, ヨウツイショウ
English lumbar spondylosis (diagnosis), lumbar spondylosis, lumbar spine spondylosis, spondylosis lumbar, spondylosis lumbar spine, Spondylosis;lumbar, Lumbar spondylosis, Lumbar spondylosis (disorder), lumbar; spondylosis, spondylosis; lumbar
Czech Bederní spondylóza
Hungarian Lumbalis spondylosis

Ontology: Cervical spondylosis without myelopathy (C0158241)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
ICD9 721.0
SnomedCT 29918002, 156623002, 202656009, 123796003, 267970006
English Cervical spond.-no myelopathy, Cervical spondylosis without myelopathy, Cervical spondylosis, Cervical spondylosis without myelopathy (disorder)
Dutch cervicale spondylose zonder myelopathie
French Spondylose cervicale sans myélopathie
German zervikale Spondylose ohne Myelopathie
Italian Spondilosi cervicale senza mielopatia
Portuguese Espondilose cervical sem mielopatia
Spanish Espondilosis cervical sin mielopatía, espondilosis cervical sin mielopatía (concepto no activo), espondilosis cervical sin mielopatía (trastorno), espondilosis cervical sin mielopatía
Japanese セキズイショウヲトモナワナイケイツイショウ, 脊髄症を伴わない頚椎症
Czech Krční spondylóza bez myelopatie
Hungarian Cervicalis spondylosis myelopathia nélkül

Ontology: Thoracic spondylosis (C1261380)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D055009
SnomedCT 156627001, 123797007, 202665002, 387802007
Dutch thoracale spondylose
German thorakale Spondylose, Thorakale Spondylose
Portuguese Espondilose torácica, Espondilose Torácica
Spanish Espondilosis torácica, Espondilosis Torácica, espondilosis torácica, espondilosis torácica (trastorno), espondilosis dorsal (trastorno), espondilosis dorsal
Japanese 胸部脊椎症, キョウブセキツイショウ
English Thoracic spondylosis, thoracic spondylosis (diagnosis), thoracic spondylosis, Thoracic Spondylosis, Spondylosis, Thoracic, thoracic osteoarthritis, Thoracic spondylosis (disorder)
Czech Hrudní spondylóza, hrudní spondylóza
French Arthrose thoracique, Spondylose thoracique
Italian Spondilosi toracica
Hungarian Thoracalis spondylosis
Norwegian Torakal spondylose