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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for congenital spinal stenosis

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Compare treatments taken by people with congenital spinal stenosis

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Who has congenital spinal stenosis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 2 new patients joined this month
  • 107 say congenital spinal stenosis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 12
30s 19
40s 24
50s 36
60s 51
70+ 19
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 12
30-39 years 9
40-49 years 8
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 37
Female 123

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 62
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from congenital spinal stenosis patients who have completed their condition history
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