What are the two main types of spinal stenosis

The two main types of spinal stenosis are (1) congenital-developmental and (2) acquired spinal stenosis. In the most widely accepted classification, spinal stenosis is subdivided into two congenital-developmental subtypes and six acquired subtypes. CONGENITAL-DEVELOPMENTAL STENOSIS

• Idiopathic

• Achondroplastic ACQUIRED STENOSIS

• Degenerative • Iatrogenic (e.g. following laminectomy or spinal fusion)

• Combined congenital and degenerative stenosis • Post-traumatic

• Spondylolytic or spondylolisthetic • Metabolic (e.g. Paget's disease, fluorosis)

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