... When a disc begins to degenerate, which happens naturally as we age and from wear and tear from normal living and from bad habits, the disc can bulge, the adjacent facet joint can become enlarged and little bone spurs can form. ... (1 replies)
... What is spine disc osteophyte complex (0 replies)
... what is asymmetrical disc/osteophyte complex (0 replies)
... a moderate sized posterior disc osteophyte complex is impinging upon and mildly deforms the cord. The neural foramina are widely patent. ... (7 replies)
... where there was previous cord flattening and it has become more flattened. There is an extruding disc, meaning the disc material is coming out of the disc, causing the disc space to narrow. ... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed with a cervical bulging disc after MRI. I went to neurosurgeon and he told me it wasn't bad enough for surgery at this time. When I went to him I hadn't had symptoms for a month. ... (3 replies)
... ch spinal segment, there is bone called the vertebra that is separated from the next vertebra by the intervertebral disc, which we usually just call a disc. The disc is comprised of mostly "water" and as we age, it tends to lose some of this moisture. ... (2 replies)
... osteophyte complex. Right hemicord is compressed. Severe bilateral foraminal narrowing due to disc and uncoverlebral osteophyte. Exiting C6 nerve root is likely compressed bilaterally. ... (6 replies)
... My main concern is my neck and hands. I also have carpel tunnel syndrome and since I have been diagnosed with disc herniation. My whole life has turned around and has dragged me down into a dark hole. ... (8 replies)
... Small central disc osteophyte complex without spinal canal or neural foraminal stenosis. ... (5 replies)
... there appears to be moderate bilateral neural forminal stenosis equivocal with posterior central disc osteophyte complex indenting the anterior thecal sac abutting the cord. ... (1 replies)
... T1, with narrowing of disc spaces, sclerosis of articular margins and facet joints. ... (17 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)
... I know of nothing that can put a disc back into it's original position. ... (9 replies)
... with superimposed mild central to left paracentral disc herniation extending along the superior aspect of the C6 vertebral body. This produces posterior displacement of the cord without frank cord compression. ... (12 replies)
... Hi All,
Has anyone heard anything about Cervical Artificial Disc?
I think I'm looking at surgery in the fall (large disc-osteophyte complex at C4-5 with cord deformity) and my neurosugeon is a Principal Investigator on an IDE Trial with the CerviCore artificial cervical disk by Stryker Spine. When I spoke with him last year he said I may be a candidate.
I spoke with... (4 replies)
... Do you have a copy of the OR report?
I would hope that would provide the answers you are looking for.
And I will certainly post what I find. (16 replies)
... I will be interested to know if you find out more about this disc removal question, please post if you find something more. ... (16 replies)
... I posted another thread and explain that I have 4 bad cervical disc with a bunch of pain. ... (14 replies)
... There is mild narrowing of disc height. 4mm disc osteophyte complex is present causing mild central stenonis. There is a moderate right neural formaminal due to disc osteophyte encroachment and uncovertebral hypertrophy. ... (3 replies)