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... there is moderate disc bulge in conjunction with bony spurring across midline and preferential to the right with mild right sided foraminal narrowing. ... (0 replies)
... Protrusion with thecal sac effacement. ... (8 replies)
... trace central disc bulging is present with central high signal zone. minimal anterior thecal sac flattening. ... (1 replies)

MRI Report
Apr 2, 2007
... bulge is present, which is most conspicuous in the right subarticular region. No frank central stenosis is noted, althought miuld asymmetric right lateral recess effacement is demonstrated. Posterolateral disk extension minimally effaces the right neural foramina at this level as well. ... (4 replies)
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Oct 5, 2004
... bilateral moderate to severe neural foraminal stenosis, minimal thecal sac effacement. ... (3 replies)
... This disc has an annular tear. This is a tear or rip in the outer edge of the disc which in and of itself can be source of pain. In addition there is effacement of the thecal sac. This is the membrane that surrounds and contains the cerebral spinal fluid and the nerves of the cauda the central canal. ... (7 replies)
... p mri was mostly normal. However they also did a lumbar MRI and I'm thinking I should request to have an mri done on the rest of my back because I'm experiencing moderate to severe pain all the time and it feels like it's all over the place. ... (7 replies)
... There is diffuse disc desiccation. There is a small central and paracentral disc protrusion with a small midline annular tear. There is mild effacement of the anterior thecal sac. No neural encroachment is seen. ... (6 replies)
... zone thecal sac stenosis or neural foraminal stenosis. ... (5 replies)
... minimal retrolisthesis of L3 on L4. Disc bulge with superimposed central disc protrusion. Moderate ligamentum flavum hypertrophy. Moderate central canal stenosis. Bilateral facet arthropathy. Mild bilateral foraminal narrowing. ... (10 replies)
7 months Post Op
May 8, 2014
... Issue: L4-5: There has been development of a large right paracentral disk extrusion which extends cephalad. The extruded disk measures 11mm in transverse dimension, 7mm in AP dimension and 2.3 cm in cranial caudal dimension. The extruded disk extends along the prosterior aspect of the L4 vertebral body with significant narrowing of the lateral recess. The disk is in... (2 replies)
... with spinal canal stenosis and effacement of the thecal sac. ... (8 replies)
... measuring 7mm in AP dimension and 11 mm in transverse dimension. Effacement of the thecal sac is identified. The thecal sac at the level of herniation measures 8. ... (5 replies)
... which extends into the right lateral recess and along the posterior aspect of the L4 vertebral body. There is moderate narrowing of the rightward aspect of the thecal sac at this level. The disk likely contacts the exiting right L4 nerve root and passing right L5 nerve root. ... (12 replies)
... radiologists use specific adjectives that are used to describe specific issues that function as a type of ranking system. The system begins with minimal, mild, moderate and the worst level is severe. ... (11 replies)
... There is a small diffuse bulge which effaces the ventral thecal sac. Mild central bony cana stenosis. No significant lateral recess effacement. No significant neuroforaminalnarrowing. ... (1 replies)
... ended in a car accident that has caused my overall body pain to go from moderate to severe, along with a burning "hot poker" type pain in my neck that radiates down my arm and causes carpal tunnel symptoms. ... (10 replies)
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Jun 22, 2012
... S1 level secondary to chronic disc degenerative changes. This results in mild effacement of the anterior thecal sac. ... (6 replies)
... thecal sac and mildly effaces it. ... (4 replies)
... however. this does not cause any effacement of thecal sac or exiting S1 nerve root. There is no lateral extension in to the neuroforamina. ... (7 replies)

Associated Tags: annular tear, back pain, facet arthropathy, foraminal stenosis, l5-s1, mri, spine pain, surgery option

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