Congenital Spinal Stenosis

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What is Congenital Spinal Stenosis?

Congenital spinal stenosis is a condition in which a child is born with a narrow spinal canal due to abnormally formed parts of the spine. It tends to worsen progressively with age.

Common symptoms reported by people with Congenital Spinal Stenosis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Congenital Spinal Stenosis

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Congenital Spinal Stenosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments taken by people with Congenital Spinal Stenosis

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Congenital Spinal Stenosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Congenital Spinal Stenosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 8
50s 8
60s 4
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

86% Females
14% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 7
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 23
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Congenital Spinal Stenosis patients who have completed their condition history
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