It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Spinal Cord Disorders Message Board

  • MRI results. Need HELP please.

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 08-26-2015, 03:37 AM   #1
    CrazyIndyGirL
    Newbie
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Aug 2015
    Posts: 3
    CrazyIndyGirL HB User
    MRI results. Need HELP please.

    MRI Results on Cervical Spine:
    There is disc space narrowing and particularly at the C5-6 level with associated spurring at the end plate margins.

    C5-C6: there is a diffuse and somewhat bilobed disc-osteophyte complex causing anterior extradural defect on the thecal sac with slight mass effect on the cord. there is moderate right and severe left for forminal stenosis.

    C6-C7: there is a mild diffuse disc-osteophyte complex greater towards the right. there is mild left and severe right forminal stenosis.

    IMPRESSION:
    There is degenerative disc disease of the lower cervical spine levels as detailed above. no significant findings are as follows :
    C5-6: diffuse disc-osteophyte complex causing slight cord compression with moderate right and severe left for aminal stenosis .
    C6-7: right posterolateral disc-osteophyte complex causing severe right foraminal stenosis.

    LUMBAR SPINE RESULTS:

    Findings: there is mild straightening of the lumbar lordosis. there is slight retrolisthesis of L5 over S1, apparently on the basis of facet joint arthropathy. no pars inter articulates defect is identified. there is diffuse narrowing of the disc spaces. several small Schmorl's node's are noted. the vertebral body heights are otherwise maintained. the osseous structures demonstrate normal marrow signal intensity. the conus Medullaris terminates normally at the L 1Ė2 level.

    L1-L2: mild diffuse disc bulge without significant mass effect

    L4-L5: mild diffuse circumferential disc bulge with a superimposed shallow posterior midline herniation. mild bilateral facet and ligamentum flavum hypertrophy he contribute to moderate right and mild left lateral recess stenosis. there may be a slight mass effect on the right L5 nerve root. the exit foramina are patent.

    L5-S1: bilateral facet arthropathy with small bilateral facet joint effusions. there is a large right paramedian disc herniation extending into the lateral recess and origin of the right exit foremen. fragment measures 1.6 cm transverse by 1.3 cm AP. it displaces and probably compresses the right S1 nerve root.

    IMPRESSION:
    There is mild degenerative disc disease throughout the lumbar spine as detailed above the most significant findings are as follows:

    L4-5: diffuse disc bulge with the posterior central protrusion contributing to moderate right and mild left lateral recess stenosis. there may be a slight mass effect on the right L5 nerve root.

    L5-S1: large right lateral recess disc herniation displacing and probably compressing the right S1 nerve root.

    What does all this mean? Any help I'd greatly appreciate!! Ty. God Bless

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    MRI Results showing Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?? Stephb713 Back Problems 1 06-14-2012 01:54 PM
    Need help understaing MRI results for Mid-back pain amb063081 Back Problems 2 03-21-2012 03:42 PM

    Tags
    back pain, chronic pain, mri results, neck pain



    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:09 PM.





    © 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!