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L5 S1 fusion
Oct 20, 2014
... S1. I had a Laminectomy done and after the surgery the doctor told me that the disc had blown out and a piece of the fibrous material had wrapped around the nerve and the nerve was growing around the fibrous piece in an attempt to heal itself. ... (10 replies)
... T7 level secondary to a right paracentral disc protrusion. ... (26 replies)
... Here is what the MRI report says There are no relevant examinations for comparison. The patient is status post cervical fusion at C4-C5 and C5-C6.. There is a susceptibility artifact from the metallic fusion. At C3-C4 there is however a central disc herniation with ventral impression on the cervical cord. There are no significant cervical cord signal abnormalities in... (10 replies)

... Thanks Ruffdogster, I appreciate the info. Yes I am having problems with neck pain and tingling & numbness. Just like before the 1st surgery in 2011. That is one of the reasons for recent MRI's I had. To find out what's going on in my neck. I am worried I'll need another surgery and it upsets me too because the Dr I went to was a Ortho & he said to do all 4 levels. The Dr... (10 replies)
... Means you now have a bulging disc and bone spurs around the bones supporting said disc, below your fusion. Annular means circular, osteophyte means Bone spurs. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks Jenny for the detailed explanation. Couldn't have been explained better. (2 replies)
... There are 2 issues that can lead to paralysis in the spine....the spinal nerves and the spinal cord. The spinal nerves peel off the cord at each vertebra(except C1) and go out to the body, and where they leave the cord, they can be compressed by herniated disks, or arthritic bone spurs or any combination of those 2. The compression is rated as minimal, mild, moderate and... (2 replies)
... Due to a neck and shoulder pain I did an MRI. The result summary reads out as following * Left posterio-lateral disc-osteophyte complex at c5-6 level is indenting the thecal sac, left exiting nerve root and mildly narrowing the left neural foramina * Right posterio-lateral osteophyte at c4-5 level is indenting the thecal sac. No significant root indentation or foraminal... (2 replies)
... A large right central paracentral disc protrusion is seen conpressing the ventral aspect of the spinal cord and mild narrowing at the origin of the nephrolith speeded. ... (5 replies)
... I have an appointment with a highly recommended neuro in 2 weeks. I am not sure how PT is going to fix my large herniation but am going to get it set up while I am waiting to see the neuro. Hopefully, it won't make things worse. ... (5 replies)
... there is a mild disc ridge complex which partially effaces the ventral fluid column. A discrete disc herniation is not identified. ... (5 replies)
... I had an mri done on my neck in search of possible ms lesions, what they found is a bulging disc in C5-6 and a herniation in C6-7. Talking to my neurologist he said probably didn't need to do anything about it at this time. Does this sound right? (0 replies)
... that the spinal nerves pass through from the spinal cord. He has some disc herniation as well, and all of this can be taken care of with one procedure. ... (1 replies)
... based central disc protrusion which abuts the ventral surface of the cord" equates to necessary ACDF. Is this always the case? ... (2 replies)
... Hi.....At C4-5 I have a herniation where the disc touches the cord but does not compress and C5-6 distorts the cord on the left. I have hand tightness and cannnot close into a fist as well as numbness down side of right arm into fingers. Gait imbalance at times...Last night I awakened with more numbness in whole arm, but shook it out. A NS at Mayo diagnosed and gave me... (5 replies)
... Hi I did get some additional info along with copies of my MRI for my own review. I have a large herniation at c5-6 that is flattening the cord on the right. I also have a small herniation at c6-7. I have a neuro appt in 2 weeks. The ortho set me up for PT but told me injections were a waste and I would likely need surgery. The cord compression is scary. Are you scheduled for... (5 replies)
... Thanks. I did get a lot more information on my last visit. My c5-6 is herniated and flattening the cord on the right side. My c6-7 is bulging pretty good too. I have an appt with a neuro in 2 weeks and will start PT on Friday. The ortho that I saw said they wouldn't even bother with injections as they wouldn't help. I guess ill know more after the neuro visit. The pressing on... (5 replies)
... Does this mean more of the disk herniation problems are starting to "surface" in the different C levels? ... (6 replies)
... Does this mean more of the disk herniation problems are starting to "surface" in the different C levels? ... (6 replies)
... I wonder why the neck pain came on so suddenly. I suppose it was the herniation. I wonder if they can tell if a herniation is new or old. ... (6 replies)


Associated Tags: acdf, foraminal stenosis, paracentral disc protrusion, plif

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