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    Old 04-07-2009, 08:08 AM   #1
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    what is a neural foraminal protrusion

    focal right posterior disc defect suggestive of neural foraminal protrusion at L1-L2
    L3-L4 endplates somewhat irregular with T2 hyperintensity bone marrow signal changes adjacent at this level, axial images few small periaortic lymph nodes

     
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    Old 04-08-2009, 01:08 AM   #2
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    Re: what is a neural foraminal protrusion

    At each vertebrae level in the spine there are these channels like a canal (neural foramin) that the nerve roots come off the spinal cord, on the right and left and go on to your body parts.It appears in your lower back- lumbar, you have a disc bulge or herniation that is pressing disc material into that channel.

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