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Old 12-20-2016, 08:01 PM   #6
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Re: Personal injury in car accident & insurance adjuster saying not caused by acciden

"This results in thecal sac and spinal cord compression with substantial deformity of the cord parenchyma ventrally and displacement posteriorly."

This is the significant finding of the report and the reason why you need to see a spine doctor. I don't know that much about the cord parenchyma...it is the inside of the cord...and I'm pretty sure you don't get substantial deformity of it from degenerative disc disease or wear and tear.

The thing is, the MRI is one piece of the diagnostic puzzle. To be meaningful, it must be correlated with what the doctor finds on physical exam and basic neurological exam. The orthopedic spine or neurological surgeon will give you the most accurate diagnosis and plan for treatment.

Regardless of the insurance adjuster, please see a spine specialist!