... You will note that the term "facet arthropathy" appears several times at several different levels. This is arthritic-type change to the facet joints in the lumbar spine and is unfortunately often caused by normal wear and tear to the spine...the effects of living! It often goes hand in hand with DDD. It is mild at some segments, worsening at L4-5 and L5-S1. This can be a... (3 replies)
... No significant disc bulge, neuroforaminal narrowing or spinal canal narrowing. ... (14 replies)
... what is neuroforaminal narrowing of the spine related to uncovertebral joint hypertrophy (0 replies)
... Neuroforaminal narrowing refers to a reduction of the size of the opening in the spinal column through which the spinal nerve exits. ... (6 replies)
... rays showed evidence of arthritic changes and neuroforaminal narrowing. This means that the space for the nerve roots exiting your spinal cord at the levels listed is restricted. ... (6 replies)
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... On another note, if you haven't had an MRI, how do you know that you have neuroforaminal narrowing and nerve compression? ... (6 replies)
... This Neuroforaminal Narrowing is pressing and radiating so bad along my spinal nerves that I don't know what to do anymore. My VA doctor doesn't think that I qualify for an MRI. ... (6 replies)
... I had my new MRI on the 11th and it showed some new things that the one a year ago didn't.
Bilateral neuroforaminal narrowing at L2-L5 with circumfirential disc bulges there too. Spinal canal narrowing at L3-S1. Facet arthropathy at L4-S1. Also a retrolisthesis at L5 on S1. I am so tired of all the pain and I just hope NS has something to say that he can do to help it.
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... No significant disc bulge, neuroforaminal narrowing or spinal canal narrowing. ... (19 replies)
... This is my 1st time posting here.. and sorry in advance because I know this post is lengthy...
I had an MRI my results in a nutshell are
L1-L2 disc bulging with mild facet arthropathy from
L2-L3 disc bulging with facet arthropathy with canal stenosis
L3-L4 disc bulging with mild facet arthropathy
L4-L5 disk bulging severe facet arthropathy moderate canal stenosis, mild... (7 replies)
... no spinal neuroforaminal stenosis. ... (1 replies)
... Hello, and welcome to the board. It is always helpful to look at MRI results in the context of symptoms so if you post your symptoms we're likely to be able to help further.
The vertebrae in your spine are separated by spongy discs that supply shock absorption and ease of movement. As we age the discs start to dry out and lose some their water content (dessication). When... (1 replies)
... contributes to moderate left and mild right neuroforaminal narrowing. ... (1 replies)
... L4 there is no spinal stenosis or neuroforaminal narrowing. ... (1 replies)
... right moderate neuroforaminal narrowing abutting exiting nerve roots. ... (0 replies)
... C5 with marked neuroforaminal narrowing most marked on the left. The neurosurgeon again stated he would describe it in lesser terms, possibly mild. ... (15 replies)
... There is mild symmetric posterior disc bulging. There is a small annular tear identified. There is mild left neuroforaminal narrowing. ... (1 replies)
... ligamentum flavum thickening contributes to mild to moderate central bony canal stenosis. There is moderate bilateral lateral recess effacement. Mild bilateral neuroforaminal narrowing. Mild bilateral facet arthrosis. ... (1 replies)
... C6. There is moderate right neuroforaminal narrowing secondary to marginal spurring. There is contact with the thecal sac. The central canal measures 8.7mm. ... (2 replies)