... The AP diameter of the cervical spinal canal is developmentally narrow measuring no greater than 11 mm from C3 to C7. This is likely to predispose the patient to central spinal stenosis. ... (16 replies)
... He has had 3 injections of cortisone. The first was guided with a sonogram in his right shoulder and relieved pain in his right arm within a few days. ... (1 replies)
... T2 disc bulge is also noted. ... (16 replies)
... These are the results of my recent CT. reversal of the normal cervical lordosis and a 2-3 mm bulge at the C5-C6 with mild mass effect on the thecal sac. What does that mean???? Have been in Physical Therapy since 07. Ended up adding arm nerve pain, numbness and tingling. Getting nerve test in two weeks, Neurologist thinks it's Carpal tunnel??????? Neck pain continues... (4 replies)
... I would think he would send you to see a neurosurgeon.
When do you see your neurologist again?
My last MRI was ordered by my PCP ...and once he got the report he called and said he was sending me to the neurosurgeon. Once you see a neurosurgeon he can go into detail what all this means and go over options with you.
Good Luck! (13 replies)
... mm disc protrusion versus osteophyte compressing upon the cervical cord paracentrally on the right. ... (13 replies)
... mm disc protrusion versus osteophyte compressing upon the cervical cord paracentrally on the right. ... (4 replies)
... end plate spur complex, degenerative disc narrowing and facet arthopathy result in low grade foraminal stenosis bilaterally. The posterior disc spur complex effaced the thecal sac. ... (0 replies)
... C5 formamen and raises concern for mild impingement of the exiting right C5 nerve root. ... (29 replies)
... mm disc bulge. ... (4 replies)
... There is a diffuse disk bulge. There is a left lateral disk herniation with left C5 nerve root compression. There is mild central stenosis. ... (7 replies)
... Circumferential disc bulge eccentric to the right. ... (3 replies)
... Disc desiccation with normal height. 2 mm disc bulge causing mild central canal stenosis. No evidence of posterior element hypertrophy or neural foraminal stenosis. ... (3 replies)
... showed no blockages in lower extremeties so he recommended getting an MRI thinking he might have a herniated disc. His cardiologist also said he might be having disc issues but also said he would not ok him to have surgery due to his weakened heart. His primary Dr. ... (1 replies)
... Right paracentral disc bulge. Thecal sac is mildly narrowed to 9 mm AP. Right greater than left uncinate hypertrophy contributes to moderate right and mild left foraminal stenosis. ... (1 replies)
... You don't know how grateful I am to have found this wonderful site.....I now have ONE place to be, that covers all the dang issues in my life.
But 1st & foremost is the issue I have with my neck... Short history... have always had back problems, doc wanted to do surgery when I was 28 (now 56), but I learnt to live with the pain & just do things differently.
But, (yes... (0 replies)
... c4 resulting in moderate central spinal stenosis to 7.8 mm AP as well as moderate bilateral foraminal narrowing. ... (0 replies)
... Mild annular disc bulge without focal protrusion. ... (8 replies)
... mild disc buldge eccentric towards left. Small uncovertebral joint osteophyte on the left side. ... (5 replies)
... Hello out there. New to the forum and new to cervical stenosis. Ok, I've had the pain of it for at least 3 years but just finding out the cause after the MRI. ... (1 replies)