... I had to go back and read your MRI report again....
Broad based annular bulge at L5-S1 contained within the the anterior apidual space. There is facet arthropathy and a 5 mm degenerative synovial cyst of the right facet joing extending into the neural foramina and abutting the dorals aspect of the ixiting right L5 nerve root. Minimal annular bulge with accompanying facet... (13 replies)
... Welcome to the board. People with lumbar and thoracic issues usually post here and spinal cord disorders is mostly cervical issues...but things overlap. If you have issues in both areas, it makes sense to post in both places.
Your doctor wasn't really minimizing other issues. Everything else that is mentioned is either not really significant or is a bit more detail....
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... Hello, I stumbled across this website today when I was looking for ways to decipher my MRI and xray reports. I was very impressed with the compassion and knowledge show on this board, so I had to join. Thank you for all the time and effort that goes into this website. If this is posted in the wrong place please move it for me.
My Dr. really didn't tell me much of anything... (13 replies)
... disc desiccation and a broad based disc bulge with bilateral facet hypertrophy" Then he had a discogram and got positive for L4 L5 and L5 S1. ... (6 replies)
... My MRI report states the following impression can anyone help me out with what it means.
1. Degenerative disc space narrowing with broad based disc bulge and mild bilateral foraminal encroachment at L5-S1
2. Mild annular bulge at L1-2 (1 replies)
... based disc bulge which indents thecal sac. ... (4 replies)
... based disc bulge as well as bilateral facet arthropathy with mild ligamentum flavum hypertrophy. ... (6 replies)
... There is low grade left facet and ligamentous hypertrophy. A left lateral disc bulge and left foraminal stenosis, does not result in nerve root impingement. ... (7 replies)
... Anterior disc bulge displaces the prevertabral soft tissues? ... (3 replies)
... Shallow broad based disc bulge with small annular fissure at this level. Disc seen to approach, but not contact the traversing nerve roots. ... (3 replies)
... My MRI shows mild broad-based disc bulge with central annular tear conclusion MIld degenerative lumbar spondylosis at L4 and L5 and L5-S1 without evidence of canal lateral recess or forminal stenosis My symptoms are lower back pain worse on sitting sacral pain weakness in right leg and coldness of same. Any advice /diagnosis would be welcome. (9 replies)
... There is mild facet and ligamentum flavum hypertrophy. There is a mild broad based disc bulge with posterior annular fissuring. There is mild right neural foraminal stenosis. ... (5 replies)
... L4 mild annular disk bulge mildly narrows the anterio and inferior aspect of frame after the Last roots have exited. Narrowed lateral recesses. Mild overall narrowing of the canal. ... (0 replies)
... occult fracture or marrow infiltration. Normal morphologic and signal characteristics. There is generalized loss of disc height an disc desiccation and very mild annular disc bulging. There is no focal disc extrusion at any level. No marked central canal or foraminal narrowing seen at any level. ... (1 replies)
... ccult fracture or marrow infiltration. Normal morphologic and signal characteristics. There is generalized loss of disc height an disc desiccation and very mild annular disc bulging. There is no focal disc extrusion at any level. No marked central canal or foraminal narrowing seen at any level. ... (4 replies)
... There is a very mild broad based posterior annular bulge. ... (11 replies)
... s1 there is a high signal at the posterior margin of the disc compatible with annular tear. Broad based disc bulge with small central disc protrusion. There is ligamentum flavum thickening and facet hypertrophy. No evidence of spinal canal stenosis. ... (4 replies)
... disc desiccation with broad based disc bulge is present minimally effacing the anterior csf space. ... (0 replies)
... Dear Experts
Recently I felt that I can't grip any thing with my right hand for a long , I went to a specialist and he advised me to do the scan for the lower part of the spine and wrist and neck
Those are the reports of the scanning (0 replies)
... l5 there is a broad based disc bulge with increased signal noted most consistent with an annular fissure . mild dilateral facet degenertave changes noted, the neural foramina are patent. ... (3 replies)