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.

How do members experience congenital spinal stenosis?

Top 5 symptoms reported by people with congenital spinal stenosis*

*Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.

Top treatments taken by people for congenital spinal stenosis*

Who has congenital spinal stenosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 10
30s 21
40s 31
50s 41
60s 51
70+ 29

Distribution of sex


Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 40
Female 141